Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Adding Variables to Course Landing Page
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  • Jennifer Jaworski
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I see that system-wide variables can be added to folder landing pages, but I can't see how to add them to course landing pages. Is there ...
Buzz word count using variables
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  • Amy Schuster
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I just wondered if there is a way to require a minimum number of words or characters using variables or otherwise with essay questions.
Embedding a video (.mp4 format or .mov format) in a Rich Text activity
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  • Varshini G
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Hi, Is there a way to embed a .mp4 or a .mov file in a Rich text activity? Currently I am seeing options only for Youtube video embeddin...
Grading Odds/Evens only
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  • Roman Kozak
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Is there any way to take a completed quiz or exam and have it grade the odds only? For example, if a 100 point exam has been completed, i...
Assigning Different Badges for Different Outcomes
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  • Vincent Lewis
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Is there a way to create multiple badges, and then award those badges to students for different types of outcomes within the same activit...
direct communication to a learner
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  • Lauren Devine
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Is there any way to send an attachment directly to a learner-- a support document, etc?
Anyone using Choice Activities?
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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Is there anyone who has found a successful way to use the Choice Folder activities feature?  We have had several teachers try but all end...
Global Student Notification Settings
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  • William Tinlin
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We are looking for at way to set notification settings in Buzz to force deliver student notifications based on the same options listed in...
Essay Question-- word requirement
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  • Miki Merritt
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Is there a way to create a word requirement for a student answer to an essay question? In other words, the student must type at least ## ...
Teacher assignment alerts for individual students
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  • Michael Miller
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I’m wondering if there is a way in Buzz to create a reminder for a particular student when they get to a certain assignment, to contact t...
wildcard answers
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  • Bruce Sharp
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Is there a way to input an answer with a wildcard so Buzz would accept anything for that portion? For example say I want my students to w...
Restore History in Discussion Groups?
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  • Wisconsin Virtual School - Associate Director
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Greetings, Is it possible in the new Buzz UI to use the History feature to restore/reset previously established Groups in Discussion boar...
Video Recorder feedback
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  • Lyn Franklin
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 I am looking for a way to select a recording device that will record my computer screen. n other words, I want the video feedback provid...
Badges for Pace
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
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Hello! I work for an asynchronous online school. One thing we are hoping to do this year is to help students stay on pace in their course...
Custom Activity Restrictions
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  • Jordan Bender
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In addition to the normal assessment option we are also using custom activities for some of our some of our assessments. We would like to...
How to Set Default "Review" Settings for Domain
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  • Kelly Calderone
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It has come to my attention that students are able to view their previous answers on a Buzz assessment WHILE re-taking the assessment. Un...
Adding Video to activities
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  • LeAnn Stewart
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What is the status of being able to upload and add responsive videos to rich-text activities in Buzz?  Thanks so much.
How do I embed an MP4 into a rich text activity?
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  • Sami Forster
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Hello - I am able to upload an MP4 file into the course resource area on the right sidebar of the editor.  However, it will not populate ...
Restrict Visibility During School Hours
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  • Kevin McBride
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Is it possible to restrict visibility of an activity or folder to only be visible during set hours and days of the week? I would like to ...
Show Past Courses - option to hide from students
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  • Cheree Childers
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 Is there way for a school to hide the option to "Show Past Courses" from students on the Performance page.
Editing Questions on an Assessment for a Group within a Group Set
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  • Holly Rohde
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Is it possible to edit questions and answer responses for 1 specific group only? I have multiple groups set up in a course, but when I tr...
Practice Activities in Continuous Courses
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Hi there, I see where we can skip non-activity items when auto-generating due dates in continuous courses. Is it possible to exclude "pra...
Feedback Conditions
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  • Flew Flewelling
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I have an essay question that is an "Is this possible" question.  The students solve the math problem in the essay box and then state whe...
Alphabetize the List of Roles
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  • Jeff Lockard
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When granting users a role in a domain, the order of the roles in the picklist seems to be random, making it difficult to find the approp...
Is there a way to delete a score in the gradebook?
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  • Burt Lo
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In the past, I was told that a teacher cannot delete scores in the gradebook. Has that changed? Or, is the only solution, still to allow ...
Opening Gradebook in New Tab
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  • Heather Pannucci
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I had one of our instructors asking if there is an option to have the individual student gradebooks open in a new tab, like they did in t...
Coordinator of Online Learning
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  • Heather Pannucci
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I am writing to inquire and see if there is an option to show the last login for students on our teacher homepage?
BigBlueButton Integration
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Hi there, Are there any plans to integrate BigBlueButton with Buzz? https://bigbluebutton.org/integrations/ Thanks, Dennis
Keeping Assessments Secure Over Multiple Periods
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  • Jackie Karenbauer
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I would like my students to see their assessment results after testing: all questions along with correct/incorrect answers. I would like ...
How to award badge for completing 3/5 activities?
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  • Chad Kafka (FPS)
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I read the badging materials in the Buzz Docs and looked over some previous discussions but did not find my answer. I'm not sure if this ...