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Updates in the Accudemia import tool

This will be useful info for IT admins only, others might find it uninteresting.  You have been warned. ;-)Today, we have made a few changes in ADX (Accudemia’s import tool) and in Accudemia.   The most important change is that the CRN and Class Name no longer have to be unique across semesters.  Those 2 fields still need to be unique only within the same semester.That means that you can import a class with the same name, the same postfix, the same Registration Number and the same schedule in 2 different semesters.Please note the following things:The Class Short Name still must be unique for the semester.  That means that you cannot have 2 classes named “MAT-101 -  Intro to Math”.  This is mainly to allow users who don’t have a CRN to import only the class names.ADX will be updated the next time you open it.If you want to import data for a semester that has not started yet, then you need to a “Semester” column with the name of the semester you want to import the data to.Also, we have …

New Tutoring Assessment Tool

We are glad to announce the addition of a new tool for Accudemia users.  Now tutors can evaluate the tutoring sessions by completing a questionnaire.To use this feature, click on Tutoring Assessment Forms in the menu and click on Create New.  Build the form to ask the questions you consider important.  You can even create different questionnaires for different centers; select “Center: All” to be used as a default for all centers, select a specific center to be used only there.  Note that you need admin permissions to complete this first step.That’s all the configuration you need.  Now you can access the form from the Session Logs screen or from the Intake System.  In the first you have a button on the toolbar to complete the questionnaire, in the latter you can access this feature when signing-out a student.We also have added 2 reports:  Tutoring Assessments and Tutoring Assessments – Detailed.  Find them under Center Attendance –> Reports, in the menu.  With those reports you can …