Buzz: Product Feedback

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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...
Add Audio and Video to Discussion Boards
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  • Melissa Moreno
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Could you please add the same audio and video messaging capability (but for all users in this case) that you have added to Teacher Feedba...
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.
Blogs and Journals
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  • NorthStar Academy: Kristi Velasquez
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Hi Everyone, Having the ability for students to collaborate and connect with each other is a game changer. We love these features. THANK ...
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 ...
Color alert or special flag for new discussion board posts
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  • Melissa Moreno
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 In BrainHoney, new (unread) discussion board posts appeared with a different color background until they had been read.  They also got t...
Observer List
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  • Ryan Josephson
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I'd like to see the list of multiple observed students sorted by last name instead of first name. 
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...
Ability for Students to Review Activities Easier
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  • Kevin McBride
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I have noticed that fewer students seem to ask questions about answers that have been marked wrong than in the past. I have found that on...
I would like a Due Date on Retries
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  • Joe Bysiek
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I would like the option for retries to go away when in a new grading period.  That way students grades will not change after the grading ...
Improved communication between teachers of the same course
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  • Susan Bateman
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Our teachers would like to be able to communicate through their course.  We have seen this option in other LMSs so that teachers can shar...
Mobile Student App for Buzz (iPhone and Andriod)
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  • Ole Thomassen
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This is a question from one of our school administrators.   Does Agilix plan to introduce a mobile app (iPhone and Android) for students ...
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...
Adding an option to disable spell check from the assessment template
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  • Susan Bateman
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Elementary teachers often use the assessment template to test students on their spelling.  They would like a disable spell check feature ...
Discussion Board Replies for Teachers
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  • Ryan Josephson
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It seems that the ability to reply to a post from the activity pop out window has been lost with the upgrade to Buzz from Brainhoney.    ...
Excuse Quick Edit
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  • Ryan Josephson
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It would be really convenient to add the option to excuse assignments as a quick edit.  Students that transfer to our school mid-semester...
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...
Journal/Blog Improvements
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see some improvements to the Journal/Blog activities within Buzz.   A better way to grade them.  When used throughout the cl...
Chat with Your Teacher
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see an instant message/chat feature within Buzz that can be used between teachers/student! Chat with your teachers - If your...
Communicate Feature
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  • RCSD eLearning Team
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We'd like to see some improvements to the Communicate feature. Have email be completely internal – no need to use an outside system, but ...
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 ...
Allowing late penalties by time after due date
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  • Jeremy Walker
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We are toying with adopting a school policy that would allow teachers to apply late penalties based on the time that an assignment was tu...
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...
Internal Instant Messenger or Email System, Student Log
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  • Heath Hamrick
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Just a couple of requests for a future iteration of Buzz from full-time virtual school: 1. Some kind of internal communication that doesn...
Missing Assignments
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  • Susan Bateman
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We would like to label missing assignments with a M.  Also, teachers would like to be able to then just pull a list of missing assignment...
Ability to Mark a Student Absent
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  • Flew Flewelling
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I'd like to see the ability to indicate whether a student was absent for an assignment.     There are a bunch of different ways this coul...
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...
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...