Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Parent Observer wanting to Organize Their View of the Course Tiles
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  • Susan Bateman
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
We have a parent requesting to be able to organize their view of their student's course tiles. Basically, they want to organize tile ord...
Admin Report - Final Grades: Add letter grade to export
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
There's a Grades (Final) report Admins can run in Buzz. It currently only exports final grades in a percentage form, which means that whe...
Insert/Edit Template Fonts
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  • Elizabeth Laba
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When leaving feedback for students can the "edit templates" text (that I click once per semester) be the smaller font and the name of the...
Add Links in Automatic Feedback
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  • Devin Lewis
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I am working in a "practice questions" template. I would like to create automatic feedback that includes an active link to an outside sou...
Click on Due Date Footer to add/adjust due date
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  • Flew Flewelling
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
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...
Dropbox: Can "Insert Image" have access to the camera, the way "Insert Video" does?
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  • Marc Collins
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
In the dropbox, Insert Video provides the option to upload an existing video OR access to the camera to record from in the dropbox. Howev...
email & replacement variables
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  • Bruce Sharp
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
It would be great if we could use replacement variables in emails to students and parents (observers) with info like the number of missin...
Send mail dialog suggestion
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I'm hearing from teachers that they'd like a change made to the Send mail dialog. If they open it and compose an email, then need to back...
Comment Box on Assignments
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  • Mjorgensen
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Is there a way to remove the comment box from the student's dropbox? Students are pasting their documents into the comments instead of u...
"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...
Feature request: zero-point assessment questions
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Some of our teachers have historically used a non-scored test question to solicit feedback, usually something like, "Do you still have qu...
Select Multiple Activity Types with Bulk Edit
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  • Kevin McBride
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Currently in the bulk editor, you can only select one activity type to edit at a time. For example, if I need to change the grading perio...
Add groups to export information in the Gradebook
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
It would be fantastic if groups were a checkbox for information that could be exported via the Gradebook. Currently we are forced to use...
Editor - Creating non-assignment pages
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
In a course editor when you create a Rich-Text Activity, you get this dialog: It's a different dialog from the one you get when you subs...
Teacher Notifications
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  • Margaret Colella
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Adding another option of 'a student submits something LATE'. So if students turn in work late, that is when the teacher is notified.
Gradebook Feature request
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  • Ryan Collier
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
The older I get, the harder it is for my eyes to track to the left in the Buzz gradebook. I'd love it if the name of the student was hig...
Bulk Edit for Assignment Due Dates
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  • Jason Albertson
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I'm hearing from teachers that they would like the ability to use Bulk Edit to change assignment due dates. Would it be possible to add t...
Notification for Discussion Board postings & responses
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  • Chad Kafka (FPS)
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
(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...
Keep selected choices after bulk update
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Whenever I do a bulk update, either in the Activity list of a course or on an admin screen, it would be extremely beneficial if the syste...
Add filter capability to admin course screen.
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I would love to be able to filter by term when viewing the admin course screen. To be honest if all of the fields on any of the admin scr...
Preserve filter settings in Activity List
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I often use the Activity List to filter for a specific set of activities that I need to modify. Unfortunately, the things I need to chang...
rubrics
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  • Amy Rountree
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I would love to have a way to copy rubrics across courses. It is easy enough to clone them within a course, but it would also be nice to ...
More options needed in the Activity list filter
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
In the Activity List view of the Editor tool, it would be extremely helpful if the type chooser allowed multiple options to be chosen.  F...
Select multiple categories in the gradebook.
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
Chloe Hoffman had a great suggestion for an improvement to the filter tool in the gradebook.  It would be great if the Categories chooser...
Student View of Grades
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  • Wendy Cooley
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I have been working with a couple students in their student view/student account of Buzz, and have found that it  is difficult for them t...
Additional filter options in the admin view
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  • Jeremy Walker
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
It would be great if we could filter by additional fields in the admin view such as by term or start date/end date, etc. Currently the fi...
Discussion Board Grading and Feedback Challenging
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  • Linda Schuerman
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
It would be AWESOME if there could be a way for me to respond to my students' discussion board posts while I'm in the grade book/needs gr...
Moving from one gradebook to the gradebook in another section
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  • Sue Steiner
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
In the older version off Buzz, I could move between gradebooks of various sections with 2 clicks.  Now in the Next Buzz it takes me 4 cli...
Journals and Blogs
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  • Susancarrenonorthstar
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By fixing the blogs and journals we would be "keeping up with the times".  This would allow us to not only be more interactive with out s...
Fix the Blogs and Journals, please!
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  • Melissa Moreno
Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
I am a math teacher and would love to use blogs and journals in my classes.  However, currently they are no better than simple text docum...