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Assignments weighted zero always fail?
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Not sure whether this is a bug or an expected behavior, but thought it was worth mentioning: Across multiple courses, I have found that when I set an assignment's weight to zero, it is always marke...
Crossword Assessment Question
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A colleague asked me today if we could somehow create a crossword quiz question in Buzz. It turns out you can! It just takes a fill-in-the-blank question and an HTML table. Sharing what we came up ...
Bulk update due time?
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Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
It would be amazing to be able to bulk update due dates and due times for activities. Ideally those two would be separate options, so you could bulk update activities to be due at the beginning of ...
Anti-cheating feature idea
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Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Would there be a way to disable text selection on assessment activities that wouldn't also prevent screen-reading apps from working for students with vision impairment? If it were possible to pre...
Due time
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Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
It's really laborious to set the due time for activities currently. Would it be possible to add the option (possibly in course settings?) to set the due time for a whole class at once? For example,...
Discussion Layout Suggestions
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Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
These are some ideas from teachers I work with about how the Buzz discussion layout might be streamlined/made to match the modern, social feed-esque feel of the new activity viewer (which we love, ...
Due Times & Time Zones
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Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
We have a teacher in the UK teaching an online class. Her local time zone is 5 hours ahead of her students' local time zone. The way things work right now, students see the due time on due dates as...
Styling on Past Courses button
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Feature idea (LEVEL 1)
Students often miss that they can view past courses' grades and activities, and part of the reason is that the styling on the Past Courses button on the Grades page doesn't make it look like a butt...
Assessment Themes: Option to Tile Background Images
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Feature idea (LEVEL 2)
When assessment themes first went live, background images were tiled by default, which was awesome—it allowed the use of smaller image files, which gave students who live in areas with limited inte...
Request: Max word count on assessment essays
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Implemented feature idea or fixed bug
Essay questions would be enriched by having the option to limit input to min/max lengths. Character counts would probably be the easiest. My use case: I'm giving students the opportunity to justify...