Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Product Feedback Guidelines
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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
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Welcome to the Buzz Product Feedback discussion. Here, you can share your thoughts about Buzz, make suggestions, and find out what we’re ...
Due Date for Folder
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  • Marc Collins
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Certain curriculums are set up with topics broken up into several activities in buzz. As opposed to needing to assign each activity to th...
Scheduler for Groups
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  • Marc Collins
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I understand how to differentiate due dates with groups - it is summed up in the following statement : "When you create a due date or gra...
Editable PDF
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  • Marc Collins
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The editable images feature recently released (see link below) brings up a big idea. It would be a small variation of this, but potential...
Essay Assessment Editor
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  • LeRoy Nelson
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I think a good audio video option would be good in the essay assessment text editor. I realize pictures and video can be put into the es...
Teacher View: Hide & Unhide Courses
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  • Jason Albertson
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When teachers hide a course, the "Hide to-do" button is automatically checked too. However, when they unhide a course, the "Hide to-do" b...
High Contrast Theme
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  • Mac M.
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The high contrast theme isn't very useful because the actual lessons' theme is still yellow, blue, light gray and dark gray. It's not a v...
Capturing Data
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  • Summer Soltis
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I want to be able to make informed decisions on where my students need more support in lessons based on the data from exams. Currently, ...
Observer Feedback visible to their students and teachers
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  • Marc Collins
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Currently, observers are just that... observing. Perhaps they should have the capacity to engage in a way that the student and teacher ca...
Numerical range for computation questions
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  • Witold Ferens
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Science topics often require students to calculate. Currently Buzz does not offer a possibility to specify an accepted range for an answe...
Upfront information in Course Syllabus
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  • Witold Ferens
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In a Syllabus view, the only information presented about an item is whether an item is visible or not. It would be immensely helpful if a...
A need to keep question order
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  • Witold Ferens
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A matching question allows to keep the responses order, but does not allow to keep the question order. I use the matching question for re...
Managing resources - organization and access
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  • Witold Ferens
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Using resources is extremely cumbersome. The files cannot be renamed; the dialogue window for inserting a resource is tiny, and does not ...
New Activity Player Feedback
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  • Marc Collins
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Thank you for all the continuous improvement Agilix does with Buzz. The new activity player looks great - but we have some feedback. We ...
SMS Notifications To Teachers
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  • Stuart Pask
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I really love how it is possible to receive a SMS notification when a student turns in work. The thing is this is ANY work. I sure woul...
Email feature not allowing gmail
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  • Margaret Colella
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Teachers are using the email feature built in buzz but the students with gmail accounts are not receiving the emails. Our IT staff are sa...
subscripts and superscripts
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  • Margaret Colella
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Is it possible to have the "subscripts and superscripts" tools available for students? The equation editor is there but it's more involve...
Observer Previous/Next Button
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  • Ryan Josephson
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We use the observer role to manage groups of advisory students that we communicate with more frequently than all of our subject matter co...
Help Pages for New vs. Old Activity Player Are Switched
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  • Annette Walaszek
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The Help Page for Student: How Do I Submit a Dropbox Submission are switched. Clicking on Old Activity Player shows the New Activity Play...
404 - Page Not Found
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  • Jaret Hendrickson
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My son is unable to log into Buzz on his Chromebook this morning. He has been using the site for several weeks without issue but this mo...
The new format is not better than the last one
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  • FISHY CHIPS
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Recently, AgilixBuzz has changed their format, saying that the new format is better, more efficient, etc. when it really is not. They hav...
Icon for late submissions after auto-zero
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  • Jason Albertson
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Teachers at my institution love the ability to make late assignments auto-grade as zero but still allow late submission. Auto-zeroed assi...
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One of the display options for visible columns in the class grade book for teachers is Last Login..... it would be VERY helpful to add t...
Add borders to table in agenda
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  • Elizabeth Laba
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When adding a table to the agenda my options are no boarders or a light gray border that is barely visible. Can you please make a darker...
Highlighter Gone
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  • Michael Miller
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Recently the highlighting feature in Buzz was deleted? Usually, you can select “text” or “background” and then change the color, but the ...
Highlighting went away?
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  • T.O. Bakken
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After this latest BUZZ update the ability to highlight text (as opposed to change text color) in teacher feedback seems to have disappear...
Rounding - feature request
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I really need an option in Buzz for fill-answers to be rounded to a given place value. For example, I want students to calculate the tan...
Requested Column in Buzz
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  • Yvonne Shafer
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I am wondering if you might consider a second “grade” column in Buzz. The grade that currently shows for our students is the grade for ...
Feature request: Set activity due dates by student time zone
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  • Jason Albertson
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I know this is possible via the API currently, but teachers at my institution would love to see this feature become available via the UI....
Needs Grading Screen - Sort Questions by Score
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  • Flew Flewelling
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A suggestion for the Needs Grading screen. We often have assignments that include an essay question. When I grade the essay question in...