Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Q&A Guidelines
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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
Use Buzz’s Q&A to look for answers to your questions, answer other users’ questions, and post important questions that haven’t been a...
Objective Mastery by completion
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  • Josh Kaplan
I am attempting to have students reach mastery by completing activities rather than by grading them. In other words, I want the objective...
Matching mark correct/incorrect
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  • Bruce Sharp
I thought I asked this a while back, but a search didn't turn anything up. Sorry if this is a repeat. I have an Assessment with 1 matchin...
Moving Resources
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  • Bruce Sharp
Back when we used BrainHoney, if we moved a resource to a different folder the links to any moved resources would be broken. Is this stil...
Is there a way to use .gif files on the landing page?
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  • Jennifer Jaworski
Can anyone help me with adding .gif files on course Landing Pages?  When I add a .gif in a custom activity, it works, but I can't seem to...
IEP Accomodations
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
Right now it seems that Admin accounts are the only ones that can make accommodations based on an IEP. Can you make this possible for tea...
Audio/Video Comments: available to students?
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  • Wendy Cooley
Hi, I just started using the great Audio/Video feedback function when I grade papers.  So glad to have this. Question:  Do students have ...
Feedback History
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  • Dennis Killmer
Is there somewhere in Buzz to view activity feedback history? We can view response versions with the API, but we can't seem to find where...
variables and exponents bug
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  • Bruce Sharp
I was writing an algebra question the other day and came across an instance where Buzz is not correctly calculating the anwer. First, let...
Questions with workspaces show answers
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  • Flew Flewelling
I have some math questions in an assignment that are number answers.  I want the students to show their work to these problems, so I sele...
DLAP API Console - sample command for listenrollments
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  • Aileen Sweeney
Is it possible to list all enrollment for child sub-domains under a parent domain using the cmd listenrollments? For Example Parent domai...
Fractions with Variables
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  • Kevin McBride
My students are working on area for various shapes. I would like to use mixed numbers as a variable instead of decimals. Is this possible...
Linking "Passages" with Question Banks
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  • Devin Lewis
I teach English and regularly create assessments where there are passages that link to specific questions. This feature is great! However...
Arc Symbol
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  • Bruce Sharp
Is there any way to make an arc symbol in the equation editor? Example: The closest I can come is using the $\widehat{ABC}$ command in La...
Teacher's being able to inactivate student accounts
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  • Michael Miller
Is there a simple method to allow teachers to inactivate student accounts in a continuous course so that they may not share answers with ...
add a negative -> subtraction
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  • Bruce Sharp
Is there any way for Buzz to recognize that adding a negative can be replaced by subtraction? I want to do something like this: Var: a = ...
SCORM Activity not working with multiple scenes
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  • Josh Kaplan
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Hello,   We develop eLearning SCOs in Articulate Storyline 2, which is SCORM compliant. When I upload and host a SCO containing only one ...
Notifications/App
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
Is there discussion on when an app could be developed for Buzz? It would be nice for a student to get notifications of nearing due dates,...
Image File Attachments
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  • Dennis Killmer
Hi there, Since the AWS issue last week, opening activities in the grade editor with image file attachments takes much longer to load. Is...
Printing Student Grades
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  • Dennis Killmer
Hi there, Is it possible to reformat the printable grade report in Buzz so it looks like the one from BrainHoney? The Buzz version wraps ...
Grey Dots in Gradebook- What do they mean
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  • Jennifer Parzych
I know I have seen this before on the Agilix Site but I can't find it. I have a teacher who gave an assessment. She is seeing grey dots (...
Variables within Variables
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  • Bruce Sharp
...or variable-ception for you movie buffs out there. Is there a way to use a variable inside another variable? For example, let's say I ...
Multiple Matching with Variables
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  • Bruce Sharp
I'm trying to make a question where students have to classify a given expression by its degree and the number of terms. Since it is going...
Assessment Question Feedback - Teacher only
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  • Ryan Josephson
 When providing Assessment question feedback based on "when condition is true" and the group is "teacher", the studen...
Bulk Edit Groups
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  • Flew Flewelling
We have recently gone to stop accepting submissions after the chapter test.  The Bulk Edit Feature is great for doing this.  However, the...
Post Test Wrong Answer Visibility(Students)
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  • Zakk Reyna
 I was wondering if there is a mass setting to allow students to see wrong answers on post tests. From what I can find, this option is on...
Keeping Course Cards from Disappearing
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  • Flew Flewelling
What are the rules that govern a student’s course card appearing/disappearing on their Buzz home screen?   I teach an AP course that is b...
pacelight measures
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
Is there a document describing how the pacelight color is determined? We would like to know for data records. Thank you.
Dynamic Calendar
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  • Jocelyn Kolle
Is there a way for students to put in their own start and end dates in the course and have Buzz figure out a pace and adjust if these dat...
Font Awesome Update
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  • Doug Killmer
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Is there any way to update our Font Awesome files to version 4.7.0?  It looks like we're running 4.5.0 and there have been a number of ne...