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INFORMATION ABOUT OPTIMA UPDATE spring / summer 2013
(For servers without Media service encoding functionality)



Workspace class startpage

It is now possible to define a start page for a workspace class, as can also be done for a folder or a workspace. The workspace class start page can be an Optima object, or a web page.

Kooste New features of the Collection object

The popular Collection object has new feature such as:

  • Html pages brought into a Collection can now be edited directly via the Collection object
  • A public Facebook page can be added to a Collection
  • It is now possible to add a variable and YouTube videos in the Collection object's own html editor
  • Several user interface improvements and small additions

Updates to the Open Badge feature

  • Administrators can manage the rights to issue Open Badges in their environments
  • It is now possible to save the badge you have received to your own computer first and then upload it to your Open Badge Backpack. This makes it possible for you to receive a badge using Interner Explorer as well

Videoesitys Update of the Multiple choice drill or exam object

  • It is now possible to choose multiple words as an asnwer instead of just one in a Cloze assignment
  • Questions can now include videos, either streaming media in Optima or YouTube videos

Course workspace improvement

You can add a grade for a student without any obligatory assignments in a course workspace. Previously, it was mandatory for the course administrator to define the obligatory tasks. After their completion, the student's grade would automatically be transferred to the course register.

User card fixes

A workspace membership which is based on an environment level group membership is now visible on the user card's Membership tab, in the Workspaces list.


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