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Changes to CougarVIEW Spring 2019

Internet Explorer is NOT compatible with CougarVIEW. The Brightspace learning management system (LMS) no longer supports it. Please use the following browsers:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari (must be the latest version!)

Read more from Brightspace here about supported browsers.

Links and existing activities can now be submitted to submission folder and all attachment display below their submission folder page for easy access (10.7.5)

Adding links and existing activities to submission folder

Instructors can now hide flags in a classlist (10.7.2)

Hiding flags in classlist

Users can now download and print all document (except PDF which only display download button (10.8.5)

Users can download and print all document except PDF

Changes in discussions includes the ability of instructors to post to all groups at once and navigate through learners discussion when grading without closing topic score dialog box,

Step 1: Access the gradebook and select the discussion icon in the student's row

CougarVIEW Discussion Grade from Gradebook

Step 2: The Topic Score dialog box opens on top of the browser window.

Topic Score Dialog Box

Access Class Progress page:

  1. Course Admin
  2. Class Progress (under Learner Management)

CougarVIEW Learner Management

- Details pages of Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions, Surveys, and Checklists now display if an activity is exempt by showing the (exempted) label beside the name of the activity

CougarVIEW Progress Exempt

- The Summary pages for Assignments, Surveys, Quizzes, and Checklists hide exempted activities

CougarVIEW Progress Exempt Hide

- A set of statistics appear at the top of each respective tool's Summary page section, and the same statistics appear at the top of each tool's Details page.