Buzz: Product Feedback

Share your thoughts and make suggestions about Buzz.
Product Feedback Guidelines
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  • Ryan Richins (Agilix team member)
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Welcome to the Buzz Product Feedback discussion. Here, you can share your thoughts about Buzz, make suggestions, and find out what we’re ...
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...
Fix the Blogs and Journals, please!
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  • Melissa Moreno
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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...
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...
Ability to send announcements to specific groups within a course (from Elizabeth Laba et al.)
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  • Jeremy Walker
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Because we have a modified block schedule, Elizabeth Laba and others often want to post announcements that would only really apply to spe...
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.    ...
Moving from one gradebook to the gradebook in another section
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  • Sue Steiner
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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
Student View of Grades
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  • Wendy Cooley
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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...
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...
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...
Comment Box on Assignments
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  • Mjorgensen
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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...
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...
Editor - Creating non-assignment pages
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  • Jason Albertson
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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...
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...
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...
rubrics
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  • Amy Rountree
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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 ...