Updates & Releases
We’re always working to improve Otus and give you the best user experience. Check out our newest updates and releases below, along with links to the Knowledge Base.
⭐ Indicates a brand new feature
Gradebook: Filters moved onto the page for easier visibility and navigation.
Gradebook: The gradebook is now wider for easier visibility and navigation.
Gradebook: Updated CSV names for easier readability.
Points Gradebook: Assignment percent column now in the CSV.
Points Gradebook: Display due dates on individual students’ points gradebook page.
Standards Gradebook: Filters will “stick” while navigating the gradebook until logout.
Standards Gradebook: Block assessment content that cannot be reviewed from the attempt in the standards gradebook.
Standards: Enhancements to IL State Spanish Language Arts, Utah State Standards, and Kentucky State Standards.
Exports: New export available: Student Group Membership.
Mailbox: Improvements to email address validation & successful sending of messages to valid emails.
Standards: New Michigan State Standards now available.
Item Banks: Navigate item bank is now called Mastery item bank.
Advanced Assessments: Printing improvements
Simple Assessments: Ability to preview within the builder.
Historical Analytics: Ability to download and/or print charts.
Standards Analytics 2.0: Data now displayed in horizontal bar charts, in addition to improved performance.
Assessments: Created date is now visible in the Edit Details menu of a draft assessment.
Assessments: Who assigned the assessment and the assigned date is now visible in the View Details menu of an assigned assessment.
Assessments: Character limit increase for Instructions (now 5,000).
Advanced Assessments: Previewing an Advanced Assessment is now available in the assessment builder.
Assessments: Due date time now appears along with the date in both the teacher’s and student’s assigned assessments view.
Plans: Download Student CSV.
Plans: Overall Status Analytics.
Plans: Send a copy of a plan template.
⭐ Plans: Our newest module, Plans, is now available!
To Do List: Assessments marked as “missing” (graded or ungraded) appear on the To Do List for students and families.
Assessments: Rubric – the submission status can now be updated directly from the whole-class grading page.
Single Sign On: Class Link has been added as a Single Sign On (SSO) option.
⭐ Gradebook: Available option for Total Grade Conversion: “Show Raw Total Grade Conversion Calculation”.
⭐ Schoology LTI