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|Bulk E-Mail (PR-555)
|This allows instructors to send e-mail to themselves, course staff, and students from the instructor dashboard.
|3rd Party Auth (PRs-2736, 3450, 3553)
|This adds requirements, an auth module, a settings mechanism, and an API for auth providers.
|Mentoring XBlock (PR-2814)
|This added the mentoring XBlock to requirements and installed apps.
|Email Content History Viewer (PR-4451)
|Previously, instructors could only view task information about e-mails they sent, but now they can view entire e-mails.
|Release edX-jsme 1.0 (OSPR-43)
|This added the jsme package to edX, which provides the molecular struture problem type for capa.
|Certificate Improvements (Multiple OSPRs)
|In a series of approximately 25 pull requests to the certificates repo, the Stanford developers released to the open-source community all of the certificate generation code they currently use.
|Queen Rania Foundation
|Right to Left (WIP)
|This is part of an ongoing project between QRF and edX to support Right to Left (RTL) text support.
|Annotation Tools (OSPRs-150, 158)
|One part of this changes the color and adds borders to annotated images. The other fixes a bug found when using the “share without saving” option for annotation.
|Supoprt and Tests for Adding a Reset Button to Units (OSPR-146)
|This decouples “reset” functionality from “randomization” functionality in capa problems.
|Fixed Continuation Related Pep-8 Issues (OSPR-197)
|This changeset resolves 105 PEP8 (python style guide) issues.
|Limit File Upload Size to GridFS (OSPR-168)
|This PR puts a limit on the size of files that course staff can upload to MongoDB.
|SchoolYourself XBlock (OSPR-232)
|These XBlocks display iframes and send data back and forth between edX and School Yourself.
|XBlock User Service (OSPR-379)
|This implements support in the XBlock SDK for the user XBlock service.
|Event Tracking for Forums Events (OSPR-82)
|This tracks events for student activity analytics reports.
|Staff Graded Assignments XBlock (OSPR-337)
|This enables students to upload assignment files, and for instructors to download and grade them.
|XBlock Settings Service (OSPR-427)
|This allows XBlocks access to Django settings.
|Mentoring XBlock (OSPRs-401, 419, 422, 427)
|This cleans up technical debt while adding new functionality to the Mentoring XBlock.
|Custom Courses X (OSPR-351)
|This allows for a course (or portions of a course) to be reused with a small groups of students.
|Answer Distributions for First vs Last Problem Attempt (OSPRs-413, 414, 415)
|This is an upgrade to answer_dist collection task.
|Feedback Fruits (with edX)
|Creative Commons (OSPR-536)
|This allows for custom Creative Commons licensing for course content. To learn more about the significance and use of Creative Commons licensing, read the feature report.