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March 26, 2018

Cycle 75

3/12/2018 – 3/23/2018 Work Complete Courses Completed conversion of most UI from Prototype JS to jQuery.  Refine the person merge tool so it correctly show the results of the last merge without a page refresh. Fixed new instructor summary "John Smith +2" was not displaying in Plan a Quarter tool. Database schema updates to support…

March 12, 2018

Cycle 74

2/26/2018 – 3/9/2018 Work Complete Appreview Student number is displayed on student detail under the applicants name when student has a UW Student Number. This was required for ECFS processing, but decided to be useful for all applications. Courses Work continuing on replaceing deprecated JavaScript library. Research and fix duplicate curriculum buttons in test environment….

February 26, 2018

Cycle 73

2/5/2018 – 2/23/2018 Work Complete Appreview Updated Apply portal for new applicant questions required for ECFS and ECO. The answers to these questions are now displayed in the Appreview applicant detail page in a section labeled "Supplements". Courses Fixed person typeahead input in "Add Instructional Staff" form, was displaying ghost text in Mac Safari. Fixed…

February 5, 2018

Cycle 72

Work through Feb 2, 2018 This is catch up post for work complete over the last few weeks. It's been hectic with team transitions, but I will be getting back to regular updates. Thanks! Work Complete Appreview Support around Rubric assignment. The tool in Appreview that maps rubrics to applicants is not as clear as…

December 4, 2017

Cycle 71

11/20/2017 – 12/1/2017 Work Complete Courses Remove legacy field "Buy-out Reason". Buy-outs have been replaced by "Course Releases" (which have "Course Release Reason") that better models what we want to track. Removed course tagging permission except for Academic Specialist. Tags apply to Courses (recurring curriculum) and we had issues where users wanted to adjust tags…

November 20, 2017

Cycle 70

11/6/2017 – 11/17/2017 Work Complete Appreview Added last update information to home page for users with settings roles. This helps surface any problems getting update application data from the Grad School. Added "Review Index" that lists all persons who are assigned reviewers on current applications. This view allows Academic Support Team and Student Services to…

November 6, 2017

Cycle 69

10/23/2017 – 11/3/2017 Work Complete Appreview "My Applications" view is changed from card based dashboard to a table view. The table includes a column that shows all reviewers who have entered recommendations and a column showing which final decisions have been entered. It also has a column with thumbs-up/down icons to allow users to quickly…

October 23, 2017

Cycle 68

10/9/2017 – 10/20/2017 Work Complete Appreview Provide a new home page for Appreview. This view highlights important pages for faculty reviewers and provides a full site map. The site map provides a better organized index than the previous top menu navigation. Provide lists of applications by review committee. If user is a member of any review…

October 9, 2017

Cycle 67

9/25/2017 – 10/6/2017 Work Complete Appreview Fixed Endorsement and Endorsement Requirements not getting added to new applications. Exposed list of Test Scores included in application view from UW Student Database. Tools for Student Services to adjust this configuration. Updated report filter time period to include upcoming years. This now queries actual application data and offers…

September 26, 2017

Cycle 66

9/11/2017 – 9/22/2017 Work Complete Appreview Fixed Person Data page which shows identifiers for other college and UW systems. Courses Deployed update replacing Divisions/Associate-Deans with Areas and Area Chairs. Updating faculty affiliation with Areas. We are revisiting ROUs (Responsible Organizational Units are programs or groups who have responsibility for scheduling and staffing particular courses). Recruitment Fixed…

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