Aula Update – 12th December 2020

This is the third fortnightly update on the Aula platform.  It highlights recent changes to Aula, forthcoming changes and responses to recent queries that have been raised.  A reminder that information on Aula’s development plans are available via the Product Portal at https://portal.aula.education/tabs/3-launched.  This site can be used to propose ideas and also vote on planned developments.

Recently launched changes

Warning for unsaved grades and feedback

Feedback to Aula had highlighted that it was unclear that changes to feedback and grades needed to be saved when updates were made.  A warning message will now appear when moving away from the page without saving.  See https://portal.aula.education/c/70-warning-for-unsaved-grades-and-feedback-in-handin

Mobile accessibility updates

Enhancements have been made to navigation within the mobile app where using voice navigation.  See https://portal.aula.education/c/69-mobile-accessibility-updates

Forthcoming changes

Changes that are forthcoming include:

Recent queries

Requests have been made regarding the ability to submit assessments on a student’s behalf.  Aula have opened a card on their product portal and are inviting feedback, this can be provided at portal. https://portal.aula.education/c/75-allow-educators-to-submit-an-assignment-on-behalf-of-student.

There have been queries regarding having a student view of Aula spaces.  Aula have opened a card on their product portal and are inviting feedback, this can be provided at the portal https://portal.aula.education/c/76-what-will-students-see

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