Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Feature request: zero-point assessment questions
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  • Jason Albertson
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Some of our teachers have historically used a non-scored test question to solicit feedback, usually something like, "Do you still have qu...
Gradebook Feature request
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  • Ryan Collier
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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...
More options needed in the Activity list filter
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  • Jeremy Walker
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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...
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...
Assignment answer key--Bianchi
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Jen Bianchi has suggested that it would be useful for her course team to have the ability in the settings panel to attach an answer key d...
Teachers would like to have the Missing footer take them straight to an email option similar to BrainHoney
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Melissa writes: Last year I really fell in Love with the BrainHoney feature where I could set up a footer at the bottom of my gradebook t...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Select Multiple Activity Types with Bulk Edit
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  • Kevin McBride
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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...
Keep selected choices after bulk update
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  • Jeremy Walker
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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...
Select multiple categories in the gradebook.
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Chloe Hoffman had a great suggestion for an improvement to the filter tool in the gradebook.  It would be great if the Categories chooser...
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...
Objective Filtering through the EDITOR
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  • Casey Sadler
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While I know I can look at the Activity List and see the objective alignment view from there, what would work better  (especially for cou...
New Admin Interface--add term column to user screen
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  • Jeremy Walker
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First, with just a few little actions, a comment or two on the new admin interface: Wow, Amazing, Outstanding, Thank Goodness, OMG I thin...
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 ...
Empty Recycle Bin
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  • Christopher Altman
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The ability to restore items that have been accidentally deleted is fantastic. But, from an administrative position, the ability to "empt...
Gradebook score total display (from Ryan Collier)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Ryan Collier writes: In BrainHoney, when I entered a score, the student’s overall grade updated.  Now in Buzz, when I enter a score, the ...
Course linking requested (from Melissa Beach et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Melissa writes: Hi Jeremy,     Is there a way to hyper link announcements in Buzz to the course items? I used to just click the 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...
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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...
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...