Release Notes

Version 2.5.8 — October 17th, 2022

Overview

This release includes a bug fixes to improve the Android experience

Enhancements

General:
  • Users that minimize the Class app now will see a floating window displaying the classroom podium or active video, dependent on what is active
Class Dashboard:
  • Added fields for user role and user email to participant detail export
Class Invites:
  • Instructors will now have the ability to send a calendar attachment (.ics) as part of inviting participants to Classes
Whiteboard:
  • Users may now toggle the lock status of whiteboard elements

Bug Fixes

Below are the high-priority bug fixes included in this release:

  • Fixed a bug where students’ Class apps would intermittently freeze
  • Fixed a bug where students see a blank page in the syllabus activity and when they try to download the Class app crashes
  • Fixed a bug where students lose audio when the Class app is put into the background
  • Resolved an issue where polls and surveys were not appearing in Classes created from a template
  • Resolve an issue where absent participants were not being shown in the participants panel

Known Issues

General:
  • Additional USB cameras are not always detected
  • Certain devices on Android 11 may not be able to screen-share with more secure apps in the background (ex: banking applications)
  • Intermittently, the Class App is freezing for Chromebook students
  • Issues with the calendar in Class schedule tab when selecting classes on later days of the month
  • Class name appears in meeting description field of meeting info panel
  • Newly rostered students don’t show up in drop-down when verifying user as existing student
Annotation:
  • Android students are intermittently unable to annotate on others’ screens and their screens
Chat:
  • Messages sent by Chromebook users in breakout room chat are not always seen by other users
  • Issues with chat not navigating the user to the newest message
Breakout Rooms:
  • Occasionally, the Class App crashes when users join Breakout Rooms
  • Chromebook users’ screens are not always visible in the All Breakout Rooms tab
  • Automatically / manually assigned chromebook users don’t have access to breakout room chat 
  • Some Chromebook users see other users as unverified when they’re returning from Breakout Rooms
  • Intermittent issues with the “more” button in breakout rooms being unresponsive on the sidebar
  • Issues with duplicate users showing as unverified when using breakout rooms
  • Issues with users getting unverified when joining and leaving a breakout room
  • Issue where the Host/Co-Host labels in the Participant list disappear when breakout rooms are launched
Teaching Tools:
  • Some Chromebook users see other users as unverified when they’re returning from Breakout Rooms 
  • XML Error in Agenda when opening demo class as Corporate Instructor
  • Organizations that block google on their network are not able to open and view any shared files
  • Issues adding whiteboard pages, where the page numbers do not increment as expected
  • Intermittently, whiteboard presenter mode is not centered on presenters’ drawing

Zoom users

  • Sometimes users can still join Class with Zoom despite the setting being disabled in the admin portal
  • Messages sent from Zoom chat are not displayed in the Class chat
  • Zoom users see a blank page when instructor launches Browse the Web and Survey
  • Issues with Zoom users and verification, including when they select a link from their chat
  • Issue with Participant list displaying the sidebar icon for zoom users who have closed it
  • Issues where Zoom users do not appear in the All Breakout Rooms tab
  • Issues where two links to the sidebar are sent to participants joining from the sidebar
  • Issues with Zoom users becoming unverified after opening the sidebar link
LTI
  • Issues with LTI verification not properly parsing the username

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