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 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 t...
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...
The Link question option allows you to select and use a single question or a bank of questions from assessments in the other cou...
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 activity or click the...
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, which illustrate...
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 columns (up...
Buzz makes it easy to print and track unique assessments for students There are various reasons you may want to allow stud...
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 are ...
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 settin...
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 select Resources in ...
Apply existing gradebook settings from course templates Your system administrator can add course templates to your domain th...
How do I use replacement variables?
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Easily personalize your students' experience with variables What are replacement variables? Replacement variables provide...
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 content ...
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 Editor. ...
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 Peer Assessment a...
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. ...
How do I review and grade Peer Assessment activities?
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Once completed by students, Peer Assessment activities appear in your To-do List; you can also access them using the Performance t...
How do I align activities with scoring objectives?
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Align outcomes using the Editor Once Multi-Outcome Scoring is enabled in your domain and your course, you can start aligning a...
How do I set up Multiple Answer questions?
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From a list of possible answers, ask students to identify all that are correct. Multiple answer questions can be added to assessme...
How do I set up Fill in the Blank questions?
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Ask students to provide a word or phrase to accurately complete a statement. You can provide multiple correct answers to account f...
How do I set up Matching questions?
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Ask students to match items correctly. Matching questions can be added to assessments and practice questions activities. Add th...
How do I set up Essay questions?
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Essay questions can be added to assessments. Add the Assessment activity. Add an essay question to the activity. Follow the di...