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  ECD 1.0 Features

ECD Functions & Enhancements

Version v01_03_12 (July 8, 2013)

ECD Course Change Form

  • Update to how the Course Change form looks and functions
  • New ECD Screen to Link to Protocol

  • Gives the ability to link new developed ECD courses to Protocol
  • Dept Name/Dept Code Error

  • Modify the Dept Name menu default to blank
  • Bug Fixes

    Reinstatement Errors

  • Fixed various problems regarding the Reinstatement function in ECD
  • Units Display on Course Change Form

  • Corrected the problem of wrong units displayed on the Course Change form
  • Wrong Outlines Attached to PDFs

  • LAVC ECDs and Print/PDF problems fixed
  • Reinstatement Errors

  • Reinstatement error after relink is fixed

  • ECD Functions & Enhancements

    Version 1.8.0 (April 16, 2013)

    New IGETC Area

    • New IGETC area 5C: Laboratory Science added to the dropdown menu in section IV.

    Copy Outline Problem

    • Delete ECD 18272 and 11394.

    District-wide Attribute Needs Underline

    • Underline SAM Code. It is a district-wide attribute.

    Credit Basic Skills

    • Make sure Credit Basic Skills is pulling from Protocol.

    Cross Reference Courses

    • Cross referenced courses are now linked to the correct table.

    CC Email List

    • ECD CC email list was not populating correctly.

    Reinstatement Errors

    • Various errors when reinstating a course. All were fixed.

    Submission Options

    • Submission Options and Save To My ECD Inbox buttons now working.

    Department Name Saved Incorrectly

    • Department Name changes when saved to inbox.

    Version 1.7.0 (January 08, 2013)

    Error on Pages

    • Fix problem that caused server error col_wrk_unt_id on ECD page.

    Course Classification Error

    • Fix problem that caused error on the additional course classification pages.

    Ghost Notes Removed

    • Remove invalid notes that did not belong to ECD.

    Version 1.6.0 (December 06, 2012)

    Approved Requirement

    • Enable the Approved Requirement field.

    OSCAR File

    • fix problem that caused Articulation Officer√Ę‚?¨‚?Ęs OSCAR file not showing the correct title.

    Inconsistent Completion Report

    • fixed problem that caused number of courses not matching in the report.

    Remove College Specific Data in Copy Feature

    • fixed problem that caused No Dates or Addenda to Carry Over in Copy/Cloning Feature.

    Course Classification

    • fixed errors.

    3 Digit Course Suffix

    • fixed problem disallowed user to create a new course with letters or characters after the 3 digit number.

    Allow Users to Approve Without Error

    • fixed problem that caused an error when approving.

    Allow Users to Send to Dept Chair Without Error

    • fixed problem that caused error when sending to Department Chair.

    Version 1.5.3 (October 26, 2012)

    Course Classification (Enhancement)

    • Based on CB11 State changes, CB11 Course Classification is changed .

    Course Classification

    • fixed errors with the TOPS Codes caused by CB11 Course Classification changes.

    Course Numbering

    • fixed problem that caused characters after three digit course number disappeared when being entered.

    Version 1.5.2 (October 19, 2012)

    Discarding ECD Message (Enhancement)

    • Get a message directing users how to discard an ECD when they are not authorized.

    Next Available Number

    • Next available course number is now working.

    Delete Specific ECDs

    • Part of the ECD Copy Problem cleanups.

    Archiving Error

    • Fix Archiving Error.

    Updating a Course Error

    • Fix Error when updating a course without an existing outline.

    Copying an Existing Outline Error

    • Fix Error when updating a course by copying an existing outline.

    Objectives Not Copying

    • Fix to have Copy outline copy the objectives when creating a new course.

    Updating Course with Blank Template

    • Fix error when updating a course using the blank template.

    Version 1.5.0 (October 4, 2012)

    Board Rules Link (Enhancement)

    • Board Rules link is updated to new page.

    Hours Link (Enhancement)

    • Remove Hours Link.

    District Attributes

    • Fix to allow reinstatements pull district attributes.

    Course Change Form

    • Fix Course Change form incorrectly divided by 18.

    Completion Report

    • Fix inconsistency in Completion Report.

    Version 1.4.2 (July 6, 2012)

    ECD Clone (Enhancement)

    • Pending and Suspended options are available for selection from the dropdown list.

    Version 1.4.1 (June 22, 2012)

    Email Additions and Removals

    • Fix error when trying to do an addition or removal to the ECD Report A Problem.

    SEC II #1

    • Fix display problem when viewing notes in the Course Content and Objectives Section.

    Version 1.4.0 (May 30, 2012)

    Student Choice to Letter Grade (Enhancement)

    • Users will see LETTER GRADE" when the Grading Method reads "STUDENT CHOICE".

    AT and ST Award Types (Enhancement)

    • The award types AT and ST Appear in Section III #1.

    Copy ECD Problem

    • ECDs 8845, 9007, 12790, and 18778 are no longer existed.

    Outside District Email Adresses

    • Fix an error occurred when sending course to use with email that is outside of district addresses.

    Discarded ECD Notification

    • Display "ECD #xxx has been discarded" when a discarded ECD no longer exists in the system.

    Version 1.3.2 (March 22, 2012)

    Active Course Outline ID (Enhancement)

    • Add ECD ID to active course outlines for reference.

    The Hrs / Units Mismatch Report

    • Fix to have report showing mismatches in Hours and Units.

    Course Change Form

    • Fix to have PDF file showing correct justification.

    Approved Requirements

    • Re-enable the controls for Approved Requirements.

    Copy ECD Problem

    • Fix by removing ECD Number 8687 from the system.

    Completed ECD Error

    • Fix error occured when user tries to complete an ECD.

    Version 1.3.1 (November 17, 2011)

    ECD Rounting

    • Fix the rounting issue; rounting stop is appropriately inserted for selected Routing Type .

    Find a Course ECD

    • Fix to have the right text showing within the Sec II number 3 section in the printer friendly and pdf versions.

    Version 1.3.0 (November 10, 2011)

    Course Classification (Enhancement)

    • Hard stop programmed to prevent ECD from going through without Course Classification.

    Non Credit Programs in ECD PRAP Search (Enhancement)

    • CN (Certificate of Completion), CY (Certificate of Competency), AT (Associate of Arts for Transfer), and ST (Associate of Science for Transfer) added to dropdown list in the PRAP table

    Add Outline Link to Approved ECDs (Enhancement)

    • Include a link at the side of the ECD that connects to the Active course outline when viewing any Approved ECD,.

    The Hrs / Units Mismatch Report

    • fix the related reports to show only mismatches in Hours and Units.

    Copy Outline

    • Fix the copy outline issue associated with ECD 12790.

    All Reinstates go to the District

    • fix to have all ECD's go through the same routing including Reinstates if routing type is set to Default.

    Sec II Reading Text

    • fix to have the right text showing in the printer friendly and pdf versions of the Find a Course ECD.

    District Wide Change Flag

    • fix to have the Addition of Existing District Course box checked when a user creates a new credit course by adding an existing district course at the campus level and copying a template.

    Version 1.2.1 (September 26, 2011)

    Course Descriptions (Enhancement)

    • Allows users to modify all SUSPENDED versions.

    Course ID

    • Fix an issue in the ecd tables that are not populated with the course_id from protocol.

    Version 1.2.0 (August 10, 2011)

    Course Outline

    • Fix issue with Board Approval date that appears in Section VI when a date hasn't been entered into Protocol.

    Approved ECD

    • Fixed issue so that approved ECD will be sent to all District recipients.

    ECD Change Forms

    • Fix issue so that Reason for Changed Repetition is shown correctly in the generated pdf version.

    Change Wording on Course Change Warnings (Enhancement)

    • The word "Alert" is displayed on course change message.

    Version 1.1.1 (June 13, 2011)

    ITV for Campus Completion Dropdown (Enhancement)

    • ITV is now added to the Campus Completion Report.

    Fraction Hours (Enhancement)

    • Users are able to enter fractional hours in the Class Hour section.
    • Fractional hours are calculated.
    • No misleading unusable text is displayed in the Total Hours Per Term field.

    Change Wording on Course Change Warnings (Enhancement)

    • The word "Alert" is displayed on course change message.

    Approved Outlines in Find a Course

    • Missing Aproved Outlines in Find a Course are reinstated.

    Version 1.1.0 (May 20, 2011)

    Downloadable Forms in Section VIII (Enhancement)

    • Users can download a form without having to be in create or edit mode of a course.

    Course Outline

    • Fixed issue with cloned outline. Existing appprovals of the cloned outline won't carry over when a campus outline is cloned.
    • Disallow users from changing the campus value on a record they did not create.
    • Disallow any user from editing an approved ECD.

    Version 1.0.2 (April 28, 2011)

    ITV Access (Enhancement)

    • Users are now able to create, edit, reinstate, archive, or use any other administrative function.
    • ITV is available from the Campus Completion Report.

    Course Outline

    • Fixed error that prevents users (at Tech Review stop) to move forward even though Section IV and V are consistent.

    Course Change Form

    • Fixed error that prevents users from printing or creating a PDF of the course change form.

    Version 1.0.1 (April 8, 2011)

    Approval Email

    • Fixed problem that causes same emails being sent several times to ECD users at District.

    Course Outline

    • Fixed error that prevents users to move forward even though Section IV and V are consistent.
    • Fixed incorrect message that is displayed in Section II - session 3 of the Screen/PDF pages.
    • Fixed error that prevents users to edit a course outline.

    Version 1.0.0 (March 2, 2011)

    Synch of Course Change Hours

    • Email and Course Change Request hours are the same on the email and pdf form. They are showing Standard Hours.

    CAN Fields from Section IV

    • CAN Field is removed from Section IV

    Change Articulation Officer Screen Dates

    • UC, IGETC, and CSU GE approval dates are changed to Term Approval Date on all course outlines (create, change, archive, reinstate, view).
    • Bullet b. UC, IGETC, and CSU Term Approval Date have a drop down field to select Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer. It also has a Year field where the Articulation Officer can type in a Year (YYYY format).
    • Bullet c. UC, IGETC, and CSU Denial Date is in MM/DD/YYYY format.
    • Bullet e. College Approval Date remains in MM/DD/YYYY format.
    • The formula for converting UC, IGETC, CSU GE to term date for existing course outlines is:
      • For courses with months between Jan and July change to Spring term.
      • For courses with month between Aug and Dec change to Fall term.

    Add ITV to ECD (New Feature)

    • ITV option is added to ECD throughout the system including login requests.

    “Grading Method” from Course Results

    • Remove “Grading Method” from Course Results
    • Section V remains the same