Buzz: Product Feedback

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How do teachers create their own badges for use in their own courses?
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Teachers are asking how they can design and use their own badges in their own courses. Thanks, Jeremy
New Preview of Uploaded/Linked Assignments
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  • Flew Flewelling
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When grading assignments, I LOVE how you added the box under the link that shows the file.  This is AWESOME! I'd like to suggest that the...
Editing Groups - names unpinned
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  • Anna Westaby
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I have a class in Buzz that I use MANY groups for differentiation. I noticed today that when I scroll through my list of groups, the stud...
Major Improvement Idea to Audio and Video Feedback
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  • Ivan Traylor
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It would be incredible to be able to move the Audio//Video recorder over so that we could see the work our students have done while recor...
The new "Capture Image" tool in Buzz assignment text editor makes images too small
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  • Meri Tunison
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Hello, below is a video and screenshot showing how small the "Capture Image" tool inserts images into the Comments area when compared to ...
Ability to highlight text in the feedback box
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  • Jeremy Walker
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The BrainHoney feedback text editor allows for the highlighting of text which many of our teachers have used over the years in various wa...
Buzz navigation requests (from Sara Wietbrock)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Sara writes: Buzz still seems to be really difficult for the students to navigate.  I think it has to do with everything appearing togeth...
Scrolling Issues
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  • Kelly Calderone
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There is a bug with scrolling in Buzz Groups and Gradebook. When using the mouse wheel to scroll in the gradebook, the screen barely move...
Moving the microphone for feedback?
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  • Bo Gorcesky
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I got this question/concern/feedback request from one of the teachers that I work with and wanted to share: I use the microphone to give...
Day and Date on Agenda Calendar
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  • Bruce Sharp
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Could you please add the day of the week to the date navigator on the agenda? I'm often writing agendas a week or more in advance. I like...
Weekly Agenda
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  • Ccarey
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Hello, Is there a way that I as an adminstrator and the students as well could view the agenda in the weekly view form? Since the updat...
Discussion Board Post Visibility
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  • Ryan Josephson
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I have had a teacher request for an added discussion board feature. We would like to be able to hide all student posts until the student ...
Inability to view discussions until first submission
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  • Margaret Colella
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Is it possible to have the settings for discussions to include the inability to view peers' posts until the student submits his/her initi...
Gradebook Issues
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  • Laurie-Ann Wyse
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The new gradebook format has several issues that are making it very difficult or impossible to use. While on a PC, I can scroll in the g...
Click on Due Date Footer to add/adjust due date
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  • Flew Flewelling
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A function that would streamline the gradebook would be to add the ability to click on the Due Date Footer in the gradebook and adjust th...
New Grade Editor doesn't display past due assignment dates with red font
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  • Jason Albertson
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The new grade editor doesn't display the dates for past due assignments with red font anymore. Please bring this back--it's a big help to...
Grade book space - too spread out
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  • Marc Collins
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There is too much space wasted vertically with such thick rows.  Perhaps a 'compact display density' similar to what Gmail has. And tryi...
New Grader
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  • Wendy Cooley
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The new grader is very difficult to use quickly. 1. The question, the student answer, and the Sample Answer all look the same in black a...
Rearranging and resizing course cards
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  • Mike Morone
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We would love to have the ability to rearrange or resize course cards.   Some of our teachers teach 10-15 courses, and they want the abil...
Teacher Course Cards
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  • Dennis Killmer
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Hi there, Our teachers would like to rearrange their course cards in Buzz like students can do. Is this a planned feature? Our K-8 teache...
Discussion Board Posts Changed Again =(
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  • Linda Schuerman
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Oh no . . . I SO liked the change you made this past summer with the discussion board posts being on one page and the rubric on another w...
Gradebook
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  • Karen W. Thorne
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I prefer the old format, too. In addition to what has been mentioned, the contrast was greater on the old gradebook, making it easier to...
Latest update broke assessment grading
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  • Jason Albertson
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After yesterday's update, some quizzes and tests will not load for teachers to grade anymore. When a teacher either tries to bring up the...
"Allow Late Submissions" alongside "Allow Retry"
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  • Marc Collins
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I get several requests from teachers about allowing a late submission for individual students (without needing to set up groups or changi...
New admin interface--add Description to User screen
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  • Jeremy Walker
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The new user screen looks and works fabulously.  Much cleaner! Unfortunately, it doesn't include the Description for a student: whereas ...
Grey dots no longer showing in grade book.
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  • Melissa Beach
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Previous version of the grade book would show grey dots for an assignment for a group that they were not in. When 2 versions of a test w...
Notification for Discussion Board postings & responses
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  • Chad Kafka (FPS)
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(I searched the boards and didn't see, based on title, this idea offered up so sorry of this is a repost) We would like the functionalit...
New Buzz player - Students can't access assessment questions after submission
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  • Jason Albertson
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We've been using the new Buzz player for about 2 weeks, and we just ran into a problem yesterday with assessment questions. After student...
Note taking functionality
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  • Varshini G
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Hi, We would like to know if the Personal note-taking functionality would be made permanent soon? Is there a date on the horizon as to w...
Discussion Board Responses
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  • Michael Miller
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Would it be possible to add alerts to the student news feature notifying them when someone has responded to there post in a Discussion Th...