Grades – Linked discussion threads from the gradebook. A long-awaited feature.
Groups – manage groups with new locked headers for easy navigating.
HTML editor – emoticons are available. I know we’ve all been wanting this! ;~}
Quizzes – Question pools replace random sections
Rubrics – can set whether rubric is visible to students always or after it is graded. Best practice might suggest that students should see it beforehand to know their expectations. Other Rubric changes include a consistent look and availability of rubrics in the assignment tool.
Rubrics – We can finally see the rubric in the gradebook for tools that link to that grade item.