Release Notes

Version 2.10 —  January 26, 2023

Overview

This release includes several updates and bug fixes across the product for admin users, instructors, and participants alike.

Please note: the .MSI for this version of Class will be available within ~1 week from the date of release.

Zoom SDK Version: 5.13.1

Enhancements

Below are the improvements that are being made available as part of this release.

  • Available for all users:
    • Users now have the ability to connect to a Class session with phone audio
    • Recordings that are started from a Windows device will now include the Class Whiteboard as part of the recorded video. This capability will be added for other platforms in the near future.
    • The Class Whiteboard now supports the ability to upload PDF documents and use annotation controls over the document
    • The error messaging and content for the Class launch flow has been updated in several cases to provide users with greater clarity on next steps to be taken should they run into an error while joining a Class session
  • Available for instructors and assistants:
    • Instructors now have the ability to hide individual chat messages from being seen in public threads
    • The controls for Proctor View have been updated to improve the usability and ensure consistency between the macOS and Windows apps
    • Instructors now have the ability to sort instructional tools by alphabetical and reverse alphabetical order
  • Available for admins:
    • Admin users now have the ability to enable and disable the Share Files tool
    • Links for several LMS tools in the Class demo experience have been updated to point to Class’ demo instances for the corresponding LMS
    • Setup guidance and configuration fields for the Class LTI integration will now update automatically based on the selected LMS
    • Admin users now have the ability to edit Class settings and manage Class rosters from for all Classes that have been created in their instance

Bug Fixes

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

  • Fixed an issue where Proctor View fails to retrieve screenshots from participant screens in some cases
  • Fixed an issue where participant screenshots are not shown for participants that join a Class session after Proctor View has been initiated
  • Fixed an issue where annotation placements were inaccurate
  • Resolved an issue where copying an element in the Class Whiteboard only works once
  • Resolved an issue that was preventing the Class Demo experience from being used with the student view selected

Known Issues

  • In some cases, annotation placement is inaccurate
  • Participant screenshots do not show up when the participant joins the session after Proctor View has started
  • Users are intermittently unable to start screen sharing due to a SDK error
  • Users are losing microphone output intermittently when using headphones
  • Video tiles are intermittently showing black when a user’s camera is on
  • Intermittent issues with the “sync” button that exists on some external headsets
  • Mute all and clear reactions button in sidebar don’t work in demo class
  • Breakout Rooms are not sorted numerically
  • Course sessions in LTI can overlap the same date/time
  • Sidebar and gallery reactions inconsistent [all platforms]
  • “Delete” available for courses created by other instructors, not available for own courses
  • Chats missing from Breakout, but available in “All Messages”
  • No messaging in Class app for underpowered computers trying to use background images
  • Whiteboard Copy to clipboard as PNG does not work
  • Whiteboard Actions > Copy only works one time on an object
  • More than one of the same Whiteboard image (PNG) does not persist when switching between whiteboard pages
  • You Must Sign in with Registered Account to Join this Webinar
  • Creating a Class from Existing Meeting creates a new meeting not associated with the existing ID
  • Students are bypassing the waiting room despite Zoom and Class settings
  • Unable to open Google Course Kit assignments in Canvas
  • Zoom Recordings not showing in Moodle LTI
  • Students in Class are missing from Chat, Proctor, Participants Panel, Etc
  • Teaching tools launched in breakout rooms fail to relaunch if left open when breakout rooms are closed
  • Reflex method not supported in Android WebView
  • Co-Teachers cannot launch additional courses
  • Not having Host Permissions/Abilities when launching via Brightspace LTI

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