Frequently Asked Questions

What is the pattern of releases?
A development roadmap is produced to forecast upgrades over a 4 -5 year period and is developed as a result of extensive consultation with our community you...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 10:16 AM
How can I contribute to product development?
Each institution is allocated a dedicated Implementation Specialist employed by PebblePad. This person is part of a larger territorial team - and part of th...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 10:20 AM
Does PebblePad Support SAML?
PebblePad supports SAML 1 and 2 and requires the release of attributes for username, email, given and family name to enable creation of new accounts.  No ad...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Does PebblePad conform to relevant accessibility standards?
PebblePad has always been designed to meet the needs of the widest possible range of users including those who may require assistance. To that end PebblePad...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:13 PM
Is it possible to restrict the viewing of submissions to certain assessors or tutors on a workspace?
Yes. Within an ATLAS workspace (assessment environment) the 'sets' tool can be used to organise users into sub-groups allocated to specific instru...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:16 PM
Can I add numeric and qualitative feedback to submissions?
Yes. Assessments can be conducted in the form of freeform text, numeric, textual rating, rubric based scoring and a scorecard options to rate sections of a ...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:18 PM
What PebblePad's maintenance schedule and is there downtime?
There is a regular patch schedule in effect with primary servers updated Mondays and Tuesdays as required around 03:00 (time-zone dependent).  If  a reboot ...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:19 PM
Can I use multimedia files types as feedback?
Yes. Screencasts, audio and video files can be added as feedback to any item being assessed.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:21 PM
Is there support for peer review?
Peer review can be conducted in the form of freeform text, numeric and textual rating within ATLAS. These peer reviews can be exported as CSV files for addi...
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:24 PM
Is there a character limit on a text field?
No. Text fields allow unlimited characters by default although template builders can set a lower and upper word count parameters if required.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018 at 12:26 PM

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