Buzz: Questions & Answers

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Score Mapping
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  • Joseph Correa
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How does score mapping work?  I've played around a bit and it seems useful, but constricted. I can get the mapping to work and show my st...
Copying Assignments and Randomly named folders in Teacher Resources
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  • Mmoreno
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I have multiple assignments throughout my course that are all based on the same rubric and have the same splash screen and instructions, ...
Math question about square roots, cubed roots, etc.
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One of our math teachers was asking me today how to have Buzz calculate a 5th root of a number.  I know if you want to get a square root,...
Feedback in Short Answers based on the Answer
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  • Flew Flewelling
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In the advanced editor, I can set up a question like the following: Type: F Options: Number Var: x = 1..10 Var: y = 1..10 1) What is $x$*...
Trash Can
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  • Christopher Altman
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Hello, We`re currently going through a redevelopment phase and have run into many different hiccups along the way. In one instance, we pu...
Pre-assessment marks mastered lessons complete?
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  • Elizabeth Bowns
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At the PLS conference this summer, we were shown a pre-assessment that marked lessons complete if their objectives were passed (eg: if th...
Where did the homework go?
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  • Elizabeth Bowns
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Recently, the homework template stopped showing up in my curriculum map. Is this on purpose, a temporary issue, or have we switched to on...
Gradebook - Display of Overall Score
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  • Cheree Childers
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Any time a student earns a 0% for a missing assignment, the entire overall grade displays as 0%. We have checked course settings and grad...
Office 365 road map?
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I am interested in learning about what Agilix is planning to do with Office 365.  Is this the right channel to get information like that?...
Administrator Home Page Summaries
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Where would I find the student and instructor summary sections that are included on the BrainHoney administrator home page?
Can you take away badges?
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  • Jeremy Walker
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A teacher just asked me: Does anyone know if you can take badges away in Buzz?  (I accidentally assigned my entire class a congratulatory...
Deleting Posts in Discussion Threads
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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 ...
Buzz Gradebook Visible Columns Options
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Noticed that in Buzz gradebook Visible Columns, I can add start and end date as an admin and see that displayed in the gradebook view. Te...
Syllabus - Activity - Link to Web Site using Advanced tab problem
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
Exporting Assessment Responses
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  • Bart Krieger
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Morning - I was wondering if there was a way to export the responses from students on assessment?  I was hoping to do some statistics and...
Submit button seems to not be working in Buzz in Firefox
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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...
Modifying Groups
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  • Sami Forster
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Hello - we are not able to modify the students that are groups after a Group Set / Group is created.  I can see the groups in the Clipboa...
Grades Column from Gradebook is disappearing
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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 View without Enrollment
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How can a teacher access the student view without enrolling in the course? I would like to be able to demonstrate with a student view, bu...
Student Survey
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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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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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In Brainhoney, in the Options menu there used to be options to choose to view a particular grading term (Quarter 1, Quarter 2, ......) or...