Get started with Buzz: Teachers
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Get to know your tools Teacher tool bre...
Buzz user manual: Teachers
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This collection includes all articles from the Teacher section organized by tool. Because teachers may be interested in topics that ...
How do I change my User Settings?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I make an activity's visibility dependent on competency mastery?
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To help learners focus on competency mastery, learners should show mastery before being asked to complete activities that require ...
Buzz lets you Bulk Edit certain activity properties with the Editor > Activity List: Open the Editor from the Main Menu and s...
How do I manage notifications?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I use the Needs grading tool?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I create Grading Categories?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I review notes on student Accommodations?
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Teachers have read-only access to students' Accommodations (created at the domain level) at the domain level: Open the People too...
How do I create and grade group assignments?
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Only one student in a group is required to make a submissions for a group assignment. You can review the submission and assign a g...
How do I link questions and question banks to assessments?
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The Link question option allows you to select and use a single question or a bank of questions from assessments in the other cours...
How do I use question pools?
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A pool is a collection of questions. Buzz can be set up to randomly draw a certain number of questions from a pool and use them to...
How do I use assessment variables?
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Assessment variables allow you to create questions that use different values for each student, presenting them with varied questio...
How do I use Buzz's rich text editor?
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Buzz's rich text editor is similar to text editors you find in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and other word processors. It appears ...
How do I set up passages for assessments and practice questions?
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Passage is listed in the question type dropdown, but it is not an interactive question template. You can use it to create and prov...
How do I attach files to activities?
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Attach a file You can easily attach files to activities using the activity editors. To do so: Create an acti...
How do I review and export activity Analytics for my course?
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Review activity Analytics The Activity Grader includes an Analytics tab that outlines: Frequency of Scores, w...
How do I build tables with the rich text editor?
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To create a table: Click the table tool button and select Insert Table. Specify the: Number of ...
Buzz makes it easy to print and track unique assessments for students. There are various reasons you may want to allow stu...
How do I create blackout dates for my course?
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Blackout dates are not included when creating due dates for continuous enrollment courses. Continuous enrollment courses a...
How do I configure group-specific activity settings?
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Vary settings (due dates, grade weights, etc) between groups. Once your groups are created, you can configure activity set...
How do I upload and manage course resources?
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The Resources panel To manage course resources with the Teacher app, open the Editor from the Main Menu and sel...
During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI, giving you the same features and functionality with a cleaner, simpler user ...
How do I use replacement variables?
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Easily personalize your students' experience with variables. What are replacement variables? Replaceme...
How do I create landing page content for folders?
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Provide students with a description of a folder's activities, goals, potential pitfalls, etc. Folder landing page co...
How do I create and use feedback templates?
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Use feedback templates to expedite grading. You can create feedback templates with the Activity Grader and the Grade Edito...
How do I create and edit rubrics for Peer Assessments?
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Add a rubric To add a rubric to a Peer Assessment activity: Open the Editor from the Main Menu. Create the ...
How do I set up Multiple Choice questions?
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From a list of possible answers, ask students to identify the one correct answer. Multiple choice questions can be added to assess...
How do I restore deleted activities and folders?
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To restore folders or activities you've deleted: Open the Editor tool using the Main Menu. Select *Recycle Bin in the toolbar. ...
How do I set up Ordering questions?
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Ask students to put items in the correct order. Ordering questions can be added to assessments and practice questions activities. ...