When is the upgrade? *
UTSOnline was upgraded on Sunday 15 July 2018 (AEST).
What’s new in this upgrade? *
The new version of UTSOnline will include many new features and enhancements that will:
- Simplify and enhance many capabilities currently in use today
- Save time and make it easier to complete daily tasks
- Provide a much-improved mobile experience
- Improve the accessibility of the learning environment
This help page will provide both students and staff an overview of these new features and enhancements that will soon be available in UTSOnline.
Click on the below headings for more information
When accessing UTSOnline on your mobile device, look for the new hamburger icon that makes navigating UTSOnline even easier. Plus, many tools are now mobile-friendly including Blogs, Journals, Tests and the Learning Modules tool. In the Learning Modules tool, the table of contents will always be pinned to the bottom of the page and can be expanded or collapsed. In Tests, additional question types have been optimized for use on mobile devices.
Portfolio toggled menus in mobile browsers
Now users can view their portfolio’s Edit menu, Tool menu and table of content menu in mobile toggles
MathType Web comes with some specific features to easily create chemical notation. All the chemistry-related features are activated when the chemistry toolbar is activated.
MathType APPs and MathType Integrations do typically include two icons for MathType, one for the generic math toolbar and another for ChemType.
The main tab of ChemType includes the most useful symbols to create chemical notation. The other tabs and icons in the toolbar are the same as in MathType.
Chemistry tools, like an embedded periodic table of elements, are now included in the math editor. Please click here to find out more about chemical notation.
A new module called “Download Blackboard’s Student App Today” helps students discover and quickly download the mobile app (see image below). The module includes links to the Apple, Android, and Windows app download locations. To add this module to your My UTSOnline page, click on Add Module located on the upper right side of the page.
What has changed? *
The My UTSOnline page has been updated to closely align with the UTS web theme (see image below):
Where can I go for more information? *
If you have any questions regarding the upgrade, please log a UTS ServiceConnect request to the Learning and Teaching Systems team