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new: Add brief info about highlights in 18.10

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......@@ -7,4 +7,135 @@ What's new in Mahara 18.10?
Mahara is being improved from version to version. On this page, you see the **highlights** for the latest release of Mahara.
`Content is in progress <>`_
You can see a `list of all new features on Launchpad <>`_ or check out the user-focused features via the |new in Mahara 18.10| "New in Mahara 18.10" `index entries <genindex.html#N>`_.
Navigation changes
|navigation change| The main menu navigation has changed and the items re-arranged. Feedback from people using Mahara has shown that the previous division of "Content" and "Portfolios" was not ideal and that it was hard to find things. The new main menu matches the 3 main areas of Mahara:
* Create: Create and upload artefacts, and create portfolios
* Share: Share portfolios and view shared portfolios
* Engage: Engage and collaborate with others in groups
The additional item of "Manage" was added for the items that did not fit in any of these categories.
.. figure:: /images/new/navigation_main.*
:alt: Main menu navigation
The main menu is the same for everyone
Populate a page automatically with tagged content
|magic| If you tagged content, e.g. files, journal entries, or plans, and blocks, then you can :ref:`create a new page <create_page>` based on that tagged content. Choose the tag or tags for which you want to see all content items. They will be added to the page automatically.
You can then arrange the resulting blocks as you like or remove them.
.. figure:: /images/new/create_via_tags.*
:alt: Create a portfolio page via tags
Create a portfolio page via tags
Set up institution tags
|institution tags| Institution administrators can :ref:`set up any number of 'official' tags <institution_tags>`. These can be used by institution members to ensure that they are using the correct tags at all times. Institution tags cannot be edited by institution members.
.. figure:: /images/new/institution_tags_use.*
:alt: Use institution tags
Use institution tags
View someone else's content based on a tag
|other content| If you are on a portfolio page by somebody else, and you want to know all the content that they have tagged with a specific tag, you can click the tag at the artefact or the page and see a list of all content items with that tag to which you have access.
.. figure:: /images/new/tagged_content_of_others.*
:alt: View tagged content of others
View tagged content of others
Support the creation of templates more
|template support| There are a number of new features that support the creation and use of templates. These features are geared towards scaffolding the portfolio creation process and give people who are new to portfolios or need to create a compliance portfolios tools at hand to facilitate their work.
* **Blocks in all contexts**: Blocks that could only be used by individuals can be put onto group, institution, and site pages for easier copying. While content may often not be added itself, the block can be prepared for the people using the template.
* **Page instructions**: Pages can be set up with :ref:`instructions <create_page>` that sit at the top of the page rather than needing to use a block for that.
* **Lock blocks**: You can :ref:`lock blocks <create_page>` to a page preventing their deletion from the page. While a portfolio author can remove the lock, at first look it is not possible to delete the blocks.
Submit a portfolio via LTI to an LMS
|lti| Personal portfolios can be submitted to an LTI-enabled learning management system (LMS). Assignments are set up in the LMS with the connection to Mahara. Portfolios are graded in Mahara, and the grade is transferred to the LMS via LTI. These portfolios can be archived in Mahara automatically if needed.
.. figure:: /images/new/teacher_to_grade.*
:alt: Grade a portfolio submitted via the LMS
Grade a portfolio submitted via the LMS
View old versions of a page on the timeline
|view timeline| You can save versions of your portfolio to your page timeline and jump back to old versions. This allows you to see how your portfolio has developed over time, what you have added, and what you have deleted.
.. figure:: /images/new/timeline.*
:alt: Jump between old versions of a portfolio
Jump between old versions of a portfolio
Make a peer assessment
|peer assessment| Peers can perform a blind review of a portfolio authors skills and competencies when the :ref:`"Peer assessment" block <peer_assessment_block>` is on a page. They are not able to see any content of the person they are assessing. Peer assessments can be saved as drafts before making them available to the portfolio author and others.
.. figure:: /images/new/peerassessment_view.*
:alt: Add and view a peer assessment
Add and view a peer assessment
Sign off and verify a portfolio page
|sign off and verify| When portfolios don't use SmartEvidence for assessment purposes, it's still good to know which pages are ready for review and when they can be sent for assessment. That is where the :ref:`sign-off and verification functionality <sign-off_block>` comes in.
Adding that to a page allows the portfolio author to sign off their page indicating to a selected manager that their portfolio is ready for review. If required, the manager can then verify the content showing that they are happy for the portfolio to be taken to the next step in the evaluation process.
.. figure:: /images/new/signoff_verification_view.*
:alt: Sign-off and verification of a portfolio
Sign-off and verification of a portfolio
Revoke access to portfolios containing objectionable material
|revoke access| An institution or site administrator can :ref:`revoke access to a portfolio temporarily <objectionable_review>` when it was reported as containing objectionable material. While the portfolio is under review, nobody who would normally have access to it are able to view it until the administrator is satisfied that all objectionable material has been dealt with.
This allows the administrator to communicate with the portfolio author directly through Mahara and also view a :ref:`report of all current objectionable material <objectionable_content_report>`.
.. figure:: /images/new/objectionable_material_revoke_access.*
:alt: Revoke access to a portfolio containing objetionable material
Revoke access to a portfolio containing objetionable material
Define a custom landing page after login
|custom landing page| A site administrator can define a page other than the dashboard to which everybody is taken once they log in to the site. This can be group, institution or site pages as well as group discussion forums in groups that are open to all registered users.
Update plan tasks directly on a page
|edit plan| You can :ref:`update the status of a plan task <view_plan_on_page>` or :ref:`edit tasks of a plan <edit_plan_on_page>` directly from a portfolio page making it faster to keep your plan up to date.
.. figure:: /images/new/plan_portfolio_page_edit.*
:alt: Edit a plan on a page
Edit a plan on a page
Delete users and groups in bulk via CLI
|cli scripts| When you administer a large site, deleting users and cleaning up groups may be very tedious. You can use CLI to :ref:`delete users <cli_userbulkdelete>` based on certain criteria, e.g. those who had never logged in, had not logged in since a specific date, or are members of a particular group. You can also use CLI to :ref:`delete groups <cli_groupbulkdelete>` according to specified criteria.
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.. |saml discovery| image:: /images/administration/institution_saml_discovery.*
.. |date picker| raw:: html
.. |magic| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-calendar fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-magic fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |rotate images| raw:: html
.. |institution tags| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-repeat fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-tags fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |SAML refresh| raw:: html
.. |template support| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-refresh fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-clone fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |internal link| raw:: html
.. |other content| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-link fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-tag fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |link anchor| raw:: html
.. |peer assessment| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-anchor fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-list-alt fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |object storage| raw:: html
.. |sign off and verify| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-cloud fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-check-square-o fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |run faster| raw:: html
.. |custom landing page| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-fighter-jet fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-dot-circle-o fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |notification expiry| raw:: html
.. |cli scripts| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-trash-o fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-terminal fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |privacy| raw:: html
.. |lti| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-shield fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-plug fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |password| raw:: html
.. |revoke access| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-key fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-ban fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |copy leap2a| raw:: html
.. |edit plan| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-files-o fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-map-o fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |html5| raw:: html
.. |view timeline| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-html5 fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-fork fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |user manual link| raw:: html
.. |navigation change| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-info-circle fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |institution group| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-users fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
.. |smartevidence status| raw:: html
<i class="fa fa-hourglass-half fa-3x fa-pull-left" aria-hidden="true"></i>
<i class="fa fa-map-signs fa-3x fa-pull-left new_icon" aria-hidden="true"></i>
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