Buzz: Product Feedback

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special comments icon in gradebook
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  • Melissa Moreno
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I love the new icons in the gradebook that show the teacher and student when comments have been left!   Can you also add one that only sh...
password column feature request
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  • Bruce Sharp
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In the editor -> group settings tab could you  please add a column for passwords. I have different passwords for each class period (group...
Group Scoring
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  • Flew Flewelling
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I love the ability to Group students together and type in one score and Buzz automatically assign the other members of the group the same...
Composite question order
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  • Bruce Sharp
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Can you add an option to composite questions to maintain question order when the assessment is set to randomize? For example a composite ...
Why Can't I Do Rich Text Formatting on Questions Anymore?
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  • Kelly Calderone
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Hello, I (and other teachers) have noticed an issue in Buzz. Some of the rich-text formatting options are gone from Buzz in the Assessmen...
Issue with Fractions
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I was going to build an assessment over slope. I was testing different possible answers and discovered this issue. Here is the code I use...
Passage names
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  • Bruce Sharp
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I just created my first question using the passage feature. The drop-down menu for selecting the desired passage was nice. It would be mo...
PDF not rendering
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  • Stephen Gibson
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Hi, I've attached .pdfs through Editor as a course resource and it's changing the name of the file by replacing "space" with "%20" and re...
Print Assessments
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  • Jackson M
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Is there the ability to print assessments (both quizzes and tests) once the assessment has been graded?   This would be for the purpose o...
Copy comments in submitted assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
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When a student submits something with a dropbox and comments, the comments section isn’t copiable.  There are several instances where thi...
Pen Tool
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  • Carla Diede
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It would be nice in the text boxes if there was an option for a pen tool where students could draw or write over top of a PDF, image, ect...
Login Preference
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  • Carla Diede
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The biggest complaint/frustration we get from students is the number of times they have to login.  When going to resources outside of Buz...
iPad App
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Will there ever be an iPad app for Buzz?  Didn't know if this could potentially help fix some of the issues with using it on iPads such a...
blackout dates
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  • Ryan Josephson
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I was curious if it was possible to allow blackout dates to also work for standard course types (non-continuus). Teachers often schedule ...
Text Color
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  • Ryan Josephson
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When editing content in an assignment while in full screen mode, the left most column of colors on the text color palette is cut off and ...
Activity Grader Feedback
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We activated the activity grader as an experimental feature last spring and asked our teachers for feedback.  They really liked that they...
feedback templates
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  • Ryan Josephson
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I'm having some issues with the feedback templates not working in firefox.  I don't know that I have ever gotten them to work, but they d...
Modules/assignments not working for students
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  • Sabrina Toscano
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 Some of the students at my school are not able to navigate through modules and are only able to take tests and access Dropbox. They can ...
Graphing Calculator
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  • Brooke Eberwine
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It would be helpful to have a graphing calculator available in assessments.  If this cannot be added, it would be helpful to add an html ...
Clearing Due Dates
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When we make a copy of a course that teachers used this year it comes over with all the due dates. It would be nice if the copy came with...
Cut/Paste Disabled for Discussions/Notes: Now I can't check for plagiarism!!
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  • Wendy Cooley
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Hi!  In BH I used to be able to cut and paste sections out of a student Discussion post --or an assignment they wrote in the notes box --...
Student notes (from Kelly Loving)
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Kelly Loving writes: Is there any way in Buzz to keep a log of student behavior? For example, I sent a parent email today about a student...
Beta Glitch: Links within a course are not showing up in Beta
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  • Wendy Cooley
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#1 The course link shows up fine on my splashscreen when I go to through the BH Syllabus route to editing the course content. #2 When I g...
Feature Request
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Bulk giving retries allows us to give retries on All, All Unscored, and All Scored .   We would love to be able to give bulk retries on A...
Derivative Child Courses; same owner, only seeing one course
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  • Matthew Bashant
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An anomaly has been observed with Buzz.  We have teachers that begin their 2016-2017 courses while wrapping up their 2015-2016 courses.  ...
Suggested Feature: Notification of Which Students Are On Line at Any Given Moment
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As a teacher who has anywhere between 200-250 students working in Buzz in non-synchronous classes, one thing I'd love to see is some kind...
Issues with group settings not being applied properly (from Jerome Flewelling)
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Flew writes: I went to “Treat Unscored as Zero” for just my period 1 group and it didn’t work. This isn’t particularly a big deal, but ...
Passing URL Parameter Values
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  • Ole Thomassen
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Does Agilix plan to add a feature to Activity --> File or Website so that dynamic URL parameters can be passed along to the referring web...
Bookmarks
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  • Sara Holewinski
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We recently switched from Brainhoney to Buzz 2.  One of the complaints that I'm getting from my students is that when they flip back and ...
Matching not showing up the way in Buzz as it did in BH (from Mindy Pearson)
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Mindy reported that she had set up her matching questions so that the number side wouldn't scramble.  Her coding looks like this: In the...