Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
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...
Discussion Board Posts Grading and Responding in One Spot
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  • Linda Schuerman
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Hello Buzz - I'm wondering about the grading of discussion board posts in the new version of Buzz. I'm hoping there will be a way to repl...
Insert different codes into the gradebook
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  • Jlies
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It would be great if teachers could create different codes to use in their grade books.  An example would be to use an A for absent, this...
Discussion Board
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  • Gideon Seaman
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In the Discussion Board, I would love to see the ability for students to "like" posts as the do in social media.
Multiple fill-in answer -- line bug or feature
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  • Bruce Sharp
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 I am writing some multiple fill-in-the-blank questions. I wanted to make the answer spaces different lengths. The old editor allowed us ...
Flexibility wanted with variables
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  • Jeremy Walker
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It would be great if variables could refer to other variables. For example, Kevin McBride contacted me with this particular problem. He w...
Group settings--allow mandatory grouping--Flewelling
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Jerome Flewelling sets up discussion groups at the beginning of the year and has all of his students split up into smaller groups, which ...
Issues with using due dates--consider adjusting retry function--Flewelling
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Jerome Flewelling asked me recently how teachers deal with absent work in relation to also using the stop accepting submissions button in...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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....
Add Pacing Data to GetEntityGradebook2
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  • Michael Denton
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The API cmd=getenrollment3&enrollmentid=&select=metrics returns values for PaceLate and PacePast. Would you please add those to GetEntity...
Parent Observer wanting to Organize Their View of the Course Tiles
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  • Susan Bateman
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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
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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
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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
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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...
Dropbox: Can "Insert Image" have access to the camera, the way "Insert Video" does?
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  • Marc Collins
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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
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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
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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...
"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...