TELT Systems - List of current feature requests

This page was last updated on 29 April 2015.


This page outlines feature requests that have been raised for TELT systems. Feature requests are colour coded based on their status as per:

 

Received

 

Approved

 

On Hold

Received and to be presented to the committee for approval. Approved by the committee and is in a research, development or testing phase. Discussed by the committee and is on hold.

For more information on a specific feature request please speak to your Faculty/School representative for the appropriate business advisory group.

Moodle - Learning Management System

For instructions on how to raise a Moodle Feature Request, please click here.

Feature Request #

Description Status Planned Release Date
NA

Creation of a generic marking role that allows markers to provide anonymous feedback

Requested by: AGSM

On Hold

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NA

Enable Review - This request is to integrate the assessment based Review functionality within Moodle

More information: https://unsw.review-edu.com/

Requested by: ASB / UNSW Canberra / Art & Design

On Hold

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NA

Enable Guest lecture access to Moodle

Requested by: Art & Design

 

On Hold
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762365

Create ability to apply one template to multiple courses at a time, while allowing the Instructor to over-write with another template.

Requested by: FBE

On Hold
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762369

Improve course management interface for TELT Admins to streamline administrative processes.

Example: Search by instructor, make multiple courses available/unavailable, see instructors linked to courses.

Requested by: FBE

On Hold
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762374

Enhancements for the Navigation block and Course Menu block.

Requested by: FBE

On Hold
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762378

Enhancements for Customised Feed blocks, the Latest News block and the Recent Activity block

Requested by: FBE

On Hold
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790547

Enable “reveal grades to students only after the post date” functionality for Turnitin in Moodle (existed in Bb Learn)

Requested by: ASB

On Hold
Waiting on new TII plugin.
792854

Change Turnitin assignment default settings to:


“Student Originality Reports” = “yes”

“Report generation speed” = “Generate report immediately reports can be overwritten until due date”

“Exclude the bibliography” = "yes”

“Exclude quoted material” = “yes”

On Hold
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797211

Add a plugin to export grades from a Moodle course to either NSS or the UNSW Eccles spreadsheets

Requested by: UNSW Canberra

On Hold
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NA

Request to give TELT Administrators the ability to modify permissions within specific activities for all roles up to Instructor.

eg. UNSW Workshop / Database / Glossary

Requested by: Science

On Hold
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870713

Implement italics/bold/underline in short answer quiz mode

Requested by: Law

 

On Hold
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872594

FASS only - New Moodle block to present 'Where to Get Help' information

Requested by: FASS

On Hold
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872759

Automated means of collating and auto-populating Moodle courses with a digital course outline, using existing data from external sources (such as policies, guidelines and procedures) and systems (such as AIMS, timetabling and NSS).


Staff will need the ability to add additional data not found in other systems.


Students to print and/or export the course outline.

Requested by: FASS

On Hold
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874154

Improve ability to enter/review marks for quizzes in Moodle, eg. direct entry of marks, either in 'Review attempt', or in the summary table

Requested by: Medicine

On Hold
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879355

Request for functionality that allows Program Codes and Class Codes to be imported into Moodle Groups

Requested by: Engineering

On Hold
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886158

Request for a higher role than TELT Admin to carry out the following tasks:

1. Editing a category
2. Management of category to allow for movement of courses
3. Deletion of courses that are not required

Requested by: FBE

On Hold
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894743

1. Send email reminder to staff member who has enrolled in a Health and Safety course but has not completed the assessment within 2 months of the enrolment date.


2. A copy of this email is to be sent to the supervisor of the staff member.

Requested by: FBE

Approved

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897026

Request to prevent non-grading tutor reviewers within the UNSW Workshop activity from seeing the allocations and marks given by other reviewers.

Requested by: Science

On Hold
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899490

Request to improve Turnitin plugin functionality by merging configuration pages into one, by allowing rubric configuration outside of student submission, increasing pop-up help consistency and increasing links to Turnitin support pages.

Requested by: PVC (E)

On Hold
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910137

Request to implement GeSHi code filter to colour or highlight code snippets within Moodle resources, forum posts, etc.

More information: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=filter_geshi

Requested by: Engineering

Approved

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920186

Ability to structure Course Overview into blocks like an individual Moodle course for toggling in and out of view e.g.


- Personal (e.g. UNSW OHS)
- Moodle reference (TELT workshop courses etc)
- Sandpits
- Current courses (e.g. S2 courses I administer)
- Old Courses (e.g. S1 courses)

Requested by: Medicine

Approved

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922755

Request to create a automated messaging solution, using course configurable email templates, to be sent to students who have never accessed the course.

Options are based on course start date:

1st message - 5 days after course start date

2nd message - 7 days after course start date

3rd message - 9 days after course start date

Requested by: Engineering

Approved

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923713

Enable a Teambuilder activity to be imported into another course together with the questionnaire/group selection criteria that have been specified within the activity.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Approved

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925271

Update certificate template in the Moodle Certificate activity according to the UNSW branding guidelines.

Requested by: PVC (E)

On Hold
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932506

Request to:

1. Enable bulk download of feedback files that are uploaded to a GradeBook.
2. Ability to Import discussion topics created by instructors from another course.

Requested by: ASB

On Hold
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Moodle - Completed Feature Requests

Feature Request #

Description
NA

Enable Dropbox Repository - The Dropbox repository enables users to copy (but not link to) files from their own Dropbox into Moodle.

More information: https://docs.moodle.org/25/en/Dropbox_repository

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

NA

Enable OU Wiki Activity - This is a simple, easy to use, reasonably full-featured alternative to the standard Moodle wiki.

More information: https://docs.moodle.org/25/en/OU_wiki

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

755448

Allow Instructors to collect all posts in discussion forum for printing

Requested by: AGSM

Outcome: Superceded by Advanced Forum in Moodle 2.7

755448 / 762366

Create a flexible communication tool for Instructors to send attachments to specific students, or groups of students

Requested by: AGSM / FBE

Outcome: Not implemented

762383

Implement a third course page column in Moodle.

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Completed for FBE only.

NA

Change default email display to "Hidden"

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

767771

Extend functionality of Assignment activity to include an additional field to indicate "Rubric Calculated" grade

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Not implemented

772591

Request to resolve a generic error message encountered when importing a CSV file into the Gradebook

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

773230

Enable the following Gradebook settings by default:

1. Control the number of student records per page
2. Freeze column for student names when scrolling horizontally

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

775506

Add Moodle Progress Bar Plugin to monitor progress/completion status for each section

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

776556

Replace misleading message "You have assignments that need attention" with "You have assignment/assignments with a due date that has not yet passed"

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

789424

Enable Scheduler activity - This is an appointment scheduler for planning face-to-face meetings between teachers and students.

More information: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_scheduler

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

794247

Rename the Latest News block to "Announcements"

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Completed
794247

Rename the News forum to "Announcements"

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Not implemented

NA


Enable anonymous grading (single or double blind) marking.

Requested by: UNSW Canberra

Outcome: Completed
NA

A messaging tool to send email to all/selected students immediately

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

801476

Change default setting for Email digest type in My Profile setting to "No digest (single email per forum post)" for all students.

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Completed

801488

Request to allow Instructors to over-ride individual user forum email settings.

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Not implemented

812586

Match collapsed topic headings font size with standard topic headings font size.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

813837

Implement filter and/or search capability in Gradebook that is Moodle Tracker issue MDL-32888

More information: https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-32888

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

819106

Request to add Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter fields in the User’s Profile, instead of or in addition to AIM ID, YahooID, ICQ.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Not implemented

822631

 

Request to update the data export capabilities for the Workshop activity.

Requested by: Science

Outcome: Superceded by UNSW Workshop activity.

829434

Auto-enrol six dummy students to every sandpit created by the Blackboard Migration Request Form

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

832084

Replace Wimba Voice tools with PoodLL Anywhere or Kaltura

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Not implemented

NA

Rename current Blackboard Migration Request Form as Blackboard Migration/Sandpit Request Form.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

833358

Allow instructors to complete and submit a Questionnaire.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

834033

Change the ‘display from’ date so that user only sees the assignments that are due in the next fortnight in course overview block.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Not implemented

NA

Create TinyMCE custom filter to allow Kanopy iframe embeds in forums, databases etc.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

841378

Implement Course Dedication block to allow Instructors/Students to view the estimated dedication time of participants within a course.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Not implemented

843298

Add 'Drag and Drop' question type, and 'Drag and Drop Markers' question type to Moodle Quiz tool

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Completed

845872

Display word count in TinyMCE editor

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Completed

851968

Display integrated external tools, eg. QMP quizzes, in the Progress Bar block

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

854192

Change view hidden sections for all staff (especially non-grading tutors ) to "yes" by default

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

NA

Set the URL activity and PDF files to open in a new window

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

869607

Ability to attach documents to messages in Moodle

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Superceded by Messaging tool

870713

Add a show all button in the Attendance tool to show all participants on one page

Requested by: Law

Outcome: Completed

870713

Change default setting for Tables to have borders.

Requested by: Law

Outcome: Completed

879349

Request to enable Group Enrolment keys by default, for any non-assessable course that has Student Enrolment keys.

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Completed

879358

Request for the ability to have anonymous posting within discussion forums

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Superceded by Advanced Forum in Moodle 2.7

883236

Request to change the Moodle Assignment so:

1. Allow for anonymous marking so the markers identity is hidden

2.Allow markers to control whether uploaded feedback/grades are automatically notified by email to students

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

RT - 417014

Request to investigate/implement a solution for the Messaging tool, as there is a maximum of 63 recipients in Outlook and it is incompatible with Chrome (on Windows) and Internet Explorer.

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Closed

895615

Ensure the creation of the Collaborate activity in Moodle includes the ability to grant participants permission to use Collaborate’s basic tools upon entry into the webinar as was the case with Blackboard Learn.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Closed - due to limitation of BB Collaborate plugin

NA

Request to remove/hide the Workshop activity from the "Add an activity or resource" menu, while keeping the existing Workshop activities with their data.

Requested by: Science

Outcome: Completed

896514

Add Plagiarism Declaration option as a new submission type in Moodle Assignment

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Completed

NA

Implement Formula quiz question type for Year 1 Physics and Chemistry students (approx 2000 students).

Requested by: Science

Outcome: Completed

902944

Request for a new teaching auditor role that allows teachers to auditor colleagues courses and share best practices.

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

902976

Implement Concept Map plugin for Phase 1 Medicine courses and Phase 2 Pathology practical classes.

More information: (https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=qtype_conceptmap)

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Completed

906539

Request for WebPA to be made available to all Faculties.

Requested by: Medicine

Outcome: Not implemented

910132

Request to have NetSpot host WebPA.

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Not implemented

910137

Request to implement Face to Face plugin that allows students to register for limited sessions.

Requested by: FBE

Outcome: Closed

916518

Request to extend "unread" tag on discussion posts (longer then email digest sending).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Do not mark a forum post as read until a user specifically marks the post as read.
2. Change the forum digest function so that forum posts are not marked as read when the digest is run.

Requested by: ASB

Outcome: Completed

921013

Rename "Site Home" in the Navigation block to "Moodle Home" to be consistent with the right side navigation area in
the header.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Outcome: Completed

931405

Request to add a toggle that can hide all non-essential elements on a specific page, in order to maximise reading area real estate as needed, and remove distracting elements.

Requested by: Engineering

Outcome: Completed in Moodle 2.7.

 

theBox - Media Management System

For instructions on how to raise a theBox Feature Request, please click here.

Feature Request #

Description Status Planned Release Date
1047367

Improve Media Collection visual and usability.

Requested by: FBC

Received

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1047873

Allow ability to transfer ownership on individual items.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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1048439

Allow ability to log in as different users on SOE computers.

Requested by: Medicine

Received

-
1052515

Allow theBox admins the ability to create detailed reports.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1052531

Allow theBox admins the ability to upload/download files on behalf of users when supporting users.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1052565

Allow theBox admins the ability to reprocess uploaded file assets when supporting users.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1052573

Allow theBox admins and users to bulk asign agency to others.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1052598

Modify the UI to display the agents that have been assigned to various assets (collections/galleries/media/files).

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1052604

Users of theBox should be able to select a custom thumbnail for their file assets.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1054197

Improve admin archive/delete functions in theBox.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1055007

Provide ability to allow some videos not to have the UNSW Theme applied (e.g. student submissions).

Requested by: FBE

Received

-
1056494

Include column for owner/agent in File Picker.

Requested by: FASS

Received

-
1057911

Improve admin archive/delete functions in theBox.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

-
1057911

When sending out an announcement in Moodle with a video linked to theBox change it so that the link appears rather than trying to embed the video.

Requested by: PVC (E)

Received

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1068056

Change image placeholder when a video is still being processed.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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1068059

Change the Favicon from the standard UNSW one to theBox logo.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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1068063

When adding a video or other type of media in theBox, restrict file types displayed to the type of file that user is trying to upload (e.g. only display videos when trying to upload videos).

Requested by: Business School 

Received

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1068064

Add ability to auto add videos that have a particular tag when creating galleries.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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1068066

Automatically create a gallery for Moodle uploads.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068071

Allow the ability to add/edit titles, tags and access levels from Moodle.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068076

Auto tag the course ID when uploading files from Moodle.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068078

Add help for Copyright options in theBox.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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1068080

Modify uploading forms consistent with the additional fields available when editing.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068083

Modify the default restriction from "Just Me" to "All Staff" to encourage resource sharing.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068084

Add additional search functionality in Moodle/theBox integration.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068086

Replace the SD/HD field with an option to select different embed sizes.

Requested by: Business School

Received

-
1068087

Modify the send external user link functionality with a URL link that users can copy/paste and send to users/post to sites.

Requested by: Business School

Received

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