Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Deleting Posts in Discussion Threads
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  • Michael Miller
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In Buzz, is there an easy way to delete old posts in Discussion Threads? We have asynchronous courses and some posts are very old and no ...
Syllabus - Activity - Link to Web Site using Advanced tab problem
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  • Aileen Sweeney
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When using the advanced tab to link to a web site, the help link says that these are the user values that can be passed. USER            ...
Different Questions/Different Number of Attempts
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  • Flew Flewelling
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Is there a way in Buzz to assign a different number of attempts to various questions in an assessment or a homework assignment?   Example...
Saving Gradebook Column Choices
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  • Michael Miller
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In the Buzz Gradebook is there a way to save or freeze the column choices from having to be reselected each time I log in? I am using the...
Switching students from one class to another
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  • Bart Krieger
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Morning,   I was wondering if there is a way to switch a student from one class to another class and keep the grades intact?   With the s...
Fill in the Blank-Grade any answer correct
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  • Flew Flewelling
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Is there a way to have Buzz accept any answer as correct for a Fill in the Blank question?  Examples of when I would want to use this: W...
Black and Red Zeros
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  • Kevin McBride
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What is the way black zeros and red zeros are intended to be used? I had thought black zeros indicated that a student did not complete th...
Multiple Feedback Boxes
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  • Michael Miller
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Is it possible to have more than one feedback box for assignments having multiple short answer questions so the feedback is more specific...
Students Suddenly Unable to Log In (Eternal Circular LOADING Icon)
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This weeks, students across the board were unable to log in.  They see a white screen with the standard Agilix circular "loading" icon......
Grades flowing back to our SDS seem to be ignoring score visibility settings (from Mike Depta)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Mike Depta writes: Jeremy, even though we can restrict our midterm score’s visibility to students by a certain date in BUZZ, they can sti...
Submit button seems to not be working in Buzz in Firefox
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We are seeing some instances where Buzz is not allowing students to submit assessments when using Firefox.  The same assessment is submit...
Grades Column from Gradebook is disappearing
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  • Bart Krieger
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Greeting all, Yesterday I got an email from a teacher saying the current grades for students wasn't visible in the performance page.  I l...
Student Survey
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  • Bart Krieger
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I am trying to set up a survey as an assignment.  I want the students to only be able to take it once.  I see the parameter settings on t...
Problems with a Google drive account
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  • Jeremy Walker
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I think I had a young lady try to access her Google drive from within her Buzz account, but was logged into her older sister's Google acc...
Viewing Grading Terms in Performance Tool
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  • Bart Krieger
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In Brainhoney, in the Options menu there used to be options to choose to view a particular grading term (Quarter 1, Quarter 2, ......) or...
Bookmarks issues
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  • Aileen Sweeney
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I discovered that once a bookmark was added to the parent sub-domain customization, I could not delete it from the validated customizatio...
Issues with using arrows in the grade book (from Maryanne Nicks)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Maryanne asks: When I am in the grade book and I try to use the arrow to scroll down or up, it just keeps running through the same set of...
Setting up categories for a course
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  • Jeremy Walker
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How does one set-up or adjust grading categories for a course in Buzz?
Digital signature
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  • Pat Gyles
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I am looking for way to attach my syllabus(or similar) and be able to have students and parents sign the syllabus digitally, like with th...
Trash can?
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  • Jeremy Walker
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In BrainHoney each course had a trash can icon where a teacher who accidentally trashed say an entire module full of student work could t...
Profile pictures
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Some of our students want to change their profile picture in Buzz, the little round one in the top right corner.  They were able to do th...
Import Grades
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  • Matthew Cooley
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What format do you need to import grades in? I don't see any information on the formatting or how it work.s
Student defaults to simplified view always
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  • Jeremy Walker
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I just had a student come to me for help whose view always defaults to the simplified view when she switches from class to class regardle...
How do I change my course thumbnail?
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  • Brad Marshall (Agilix team member)
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[Question from Kenneth Collura] As an administrator, I have bulk imported all of our courses and assigned them to the respective teachers...
Login Page Customization
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  • Bart Krieger
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Greetings -  This is a line in my configuration settings   <defaultTheme icon="Hawk.png" loginlogo="Swoosh.png" logo="BH\\_Logo.png" /...
LCMS (Learning Content Management System)
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  • Thomas McDonald
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In addition to managing learners (LMS) does your solution provide:  Ability to create, develop, manage content for online courses; Multi...