Release Notes (v.4.27)

FAQs – Hide the “Ask a Question” button

Added the ability to hide the Ask a Question button in the Institutional FAQs.  To access this new feature, do the following:

  1. From the Admin tab, navigate toAdmin>Setup>Configuration>FAQConfiguration.
  2. A new checkbox is available, Allow Faculty to Post Question. Uncheck the box to hide the Ask a Question button.

Support Accounts now have access to Institution FAQs

When emulating a faculty member, the Institution FAQs will now be available to support accounts.

Access Settings - added a new option to allow access to faculty evaluations

A new checkbox, My Evaluations, has been added to the Access Settings page under theRights*heading. Selecting both the Emulate and the My Evaluations options will give access to the View/Respond section of Evaluations (link on the Menu). Essentially, the faculty member is giving access to his/her evaluations Note: this access does not include the ability to perform an evaluation on behalf of the faculty member.

 

To provide this access to someone with a faculty or support account, do the following:

  1. Click AccessSettings from the left navigation menu.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Click Select Faculty to select either a faculty or a support account
  4. Select both the Emulate and My Evaluations checkbox.
  5. Enter an expiration date.
  6. Optional: Enter any notes in the Notes field.
  7. Click Save.
  1. The faculty member for whom access was granted will be listed under the heading Access Granted to My Account. TheAccess Rightscolumn will indicate the level of access (i.e. My Evaluations and Emulate).

The faculty member for who has been granted access will then do the following to access the account:

  1. Click Access Settings from the left navigation menu.
  2. Click the faculty members name under the heading Accounts I Can Access.
  1. A message displays indicating the faculty member to be emulated. Click Okay.

New feature for Administrators to allow for the setting of multiple Activity Classifications and matching outlets for imported scholarly activities

Note: If your institution wishes to utilize this administrative option, please submit a Support Ticket for this feature to be turned on.

To process the imported scholarly works do the following Two Task Process. First you must follow the steps be:

  1. From theAdmintab, navigate to Administration > Tools > Set Faculty Optional Scholarly Data. A list of faculty displays.
  2. Select the edit icon for the faculty member for whom you wish to update activity classifications and/or journal outlets.
  3. Then click an activity to display the details for the item.
  1. The details for the item display on the right side of the screen.
  1. Select the appropriate value for the activity classifications.
  1. Note: The record cannot be saved until all required activity classifications are completed.
  1. Click Save to save the changes.
  1. After clicking "Save" the Complete indicator on the left side of the screen will update as follows:
  • 0%(Empty white circle)There are activity classifications AND journal matches which must be set (or there are no journal matches).
  • 50%(Half white/half teal circle) There are activity classifications OR journal matches to set (or there are no journal matches).
  • 100%(Full teal circle) The activity classifications are cleared AND journal matches are cleared (or there are no journal matches to clear).

Set Optional Data for Imported Scholarly works

If the feature above has been enabled, after importing activities, a new link will appear on the dashboard titled Set Optional Data for Imported Scholarly Works.

Note: If no activity classifications, then it would be excluded from this feature.

To process the imported scholarly works do the following:

  1. After clicking the 'See Optional Data for Imported Scholarly Works' dashboard link the list of imported activities displays.
  2. Click an activity (i.e. Journal Publication, Other, Chapter, etc.) to display the details for the item.
  1. The details for the item display on the right side of the screen.

Select the appropriate value for the activity classifications.

Note: The record cannot be saved until all required activity classifications are completed.

  1. Click the Journals link to view possible journal matches.
  2. Select the appropriate value for the journal.
  3. Click Save to save the changes.
  4. After clicking Save, the Complete indicator on the left side of the screen will update as follows:
    • 0% (Empty white circle) There are activity classifications AND journal matches which must be set (or there are no journal matches).
    • 50% (Half white/half teal circle)  There are activity classifications OR journal matches to set (or there are no journal matches).
    • 100% (Full teal circle)  The activity classifications are cleared AND journal matches are cleared (or there are no journal matches to clear).