How do I make changes to multiple activities at once (Bulk Edit)?
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Buzz lets you Bulk Edit certain activity properties with the Editor > Activity List: Open the Editor from the Main Menu and select ...
How do I manage notifications?
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You can set up Buzz to notify you when certain actions and changes occur, like when a student submits an activity or has an enrollmen...
How do I use the Needs grading tool?
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The Needs grading screen lists all of the activities that need grading from all of your courses. You can access it from the Main Menu...
How do I create Grading Categories?
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Grading Categories allow you to apply different grade settings to groups of activities within the same course. Simply create the Grad...
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 tool f...
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 grad...
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 courses ...
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 cr...
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 questions ...
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 in ...
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 provide...
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 cli...
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 illust...
How do I build tables with the rich text editor?
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During the summer of 2017, we released a new Buzz UI with a cleaner, simpler user experience! The process described in this articl...
How do I print assessments for students to complete?
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Buzz makes it easy to print and track unique assessments for students. There are various reasons you may want to allow studen...
How do I create blackout dates for my course?
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Use blackout dates to ensure accurate due dates in continuous enrollment courses. Continuous enrollment courses are self-pace...
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 sel...
How do I import gradebook settings from a course template?
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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. There's a video tutorial for this topic! Use Variables to person...
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 conten...
How do I create and use feedback templates with replacement variables?
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Feedback templates You can create feedback templates with the Activity Grader and the Grade Editor. In both too...
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 Assess...
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 assessmen...
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. Open Course settings and select Recycle...
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 Performanc/Gr...
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 aligni...
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 assessments...
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 for ...