July 10th, 2015 – Release Notes
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July 10th, 2015 – Release Notes

New/Improved Grading Features

Excel

SIMnet can now detect if a student has copied elements from another student’s file. This is in addition to detecting if a student submits another student’s file for grading. Details about copied elements detection is available in the Academic Integrity Violation Report.

Project Improvements and Bug Fixes

Access

The following project start files were updated fixing an error received when opening using Access 2013:
  • O’Leary 2010 – Lab 2-1a Second Time Around Inventory Database
  • O’Leary 2010 – Lab 2-1b Second Time Around Inventory Database
  • O’Leary 2010 – Lab 2-2a Enterprize Employment Client Database
  • O’Leary 2010 – Lab 2-2b Enterprize Employment Client Database

Excel

Skills Approach 2013 – Skill Review 1.1 – corrected absolute from relative under Figure 1.42
Skills Approach 2013 – Fix It 4.6 – Increased the variance allowed for grading row heights
Skills Approach 2013 – Challenge Yourself 7.4 (Mac Supported) – Fixed data label format grading when formatting is applied to all data labels rather than individual data labels
Skills Approach 2013 – Challenge Yourself 8.4 (Mac Supported) – Improved grading of scenarios
In Practice 2013 – Independent Project 1-6 – Limited freeze pane grading function to only check for the existence of a freeze pane on a worksheet

PowerPoint

In the SIMnet Course Manager, the title in 2013 Capstone Levels 1, 2, and 3 were changed from Creating a Sales Presentation to Creating a Company’s Presentation
In Practice 2013 – Guided Project 2-3 – Improved grading of chart data label position and formatting

Word

In Practice 2013 – Guided Project 2-2 – Improved feedback for grading tabs
In Practice 2013 –Independent Project 5-6b (Mac Supported) – Added a note to the project instructions regarding saving the file if an error message occurs
In Practice 2013 – Independent Project 10-6 (Mac Supported) – Revised Mac instructions for inserting text box form controls
In the SIMnet Course Manager, the Excel 2013 Capstone title was changed from Writing a Research Paper to Formatting a Document
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