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In August 2016, we improved the Hapara Data Loader with streamlined workflow and improved functionality including:

  • A step by step guide through the Data Loader options:

  • Automatic daily import of Classes, Teachers and Students for some schools
    • Easy to configure connectivity to the Clever integration tool or to PowerSchool
    • Decide how Hapara class names are generated
    • Wizard based decisions on how folders, blogs, sites, gmail are used
  • Improved process for manually loading spreadsheets:
    • Wizard based decisions on how folders, blogs, sites, gmail are used
    • Load a simplified Class spreadsheet with fewer columns.
  • Improved documentation including context sensitive help.
  • Improved look and feel including a landing page that summarises your options.

Automatic daily import of Classes, Teachers and Students

You can now use Data Loader to automatically load student, teacher and class information each day, from the Clever integration tool or the PowerSchool SIS. Clever is an American integration tool that supports the student information systems (SISs) listed here. PowerSchool is a popular American SIS.

You can easily configure how Hapara connects to Clever or PowerSchool:

 

Using this new wizard, you can also specify how many Hapara product features are used:

 

Note: Users that already use Clever and PowerSchool to integrate with Hapara should read this section on how to upgrade to this new approach.

 

Improved process for manually loaded spreadsheets

In a new wizard, you can specify how many Hapara product features are used:

 

 

This configuration eliminates the need for many of the “tricky” columns in the Classes spreadsheet. We also provide sample spreadsheets that match your configuration, ready for you to populate:

Improved user interface

We’ve also improved the look and feel of the other Data Loader pages, like the Data Loader Status page.

 

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