Get started with Buzz: Students
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Use this collection of articles to get up and running with Buzz Know your tools How do I sign in to Buzz? Student tool br...
Buzz user manual: Students
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This collection includes all articles from the Student section, organized by tool. Because students may be interested in topics th...
How do I reorder my Course Cards?
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Click Course-Card Settings to manage the cards' order on the Home page. Click the up and down arrows to reor...
How do I close a Google Drive session in Buzz?
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If your Buzz course is connected with your Google Drive account, you can sign out of Google Drive from Buzz by opening the User Me...
How do I complete a Peer Assessment?
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A Peer Assessment activity asks you to evaluate your classmates' performance using a rubric provided by your teacher. This could b...
How does Multi-Outcome Scoring impact the Performance tool for students?
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Notes In early June, 2016, Buzz released a new Gradebook feature called multi-outcome scoring. This tool allows teachers to alig...
How do I create audio/video submissions?
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Record or upload audio/video files as an activity submission or to provide additional information about a submission The a...
How do I complete student choice activities?
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Student choice activities let you review multiple activities and choose the ones you want to do When you see the phrase Choo...
How do I use the Communication tool?
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Send messages and review course announcements Message teachers and graders Buzz allows you to send messages that are deliv...
How do I use my Buzz Calendar?
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Use Buzz's Calendar to stay on top of your activities and due dates Calendar components Once you open your Calendar from t...
How do I download my badges?
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Download your badges for use in external badge managers To download badges: Open Performance using the Main Menu. Click B...
Student tool breakdown
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Get to know your toolbox Open your Main Menu to navigate to any of the following tools: Home: Home is Buzz's landing pag...
How do I access Peer Help?
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Peer Help allows you to see who has completed an activity and might be able to offer help When enabled, Peer Help appears in...
How do I create tasks for myself?
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Manage your time and direct your own learning path with self-assigned tasks To create a task for yourself: Select the desi...
How do I sync my Buzz calendar to external calendars?
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You can easily sync your Buzz Calendar to certain external calendars, like Google Calendar! To sync your Buzz Calendar to an...
How do I change my profile picture?
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Customize your Buzz profile The ability to change your profile picture in Buzz is controlled by app administrators. If you a...
How do I change my user settings?
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Customize your Buzz experience To access your user settings, click the User Menu and select Settings. Settings is broken in...
How do I change my interface colors and background?
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Customize your Buzz experience To access your interface color and background image controls: Open the User Menu in the top...
How do I use the Activities tool and Course Home pages?
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Visiting your Course Home pages often is the easiest way to keep on top of your classes Each of your courses has its own Cou...
How do I complete a Self Assessment?
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Buzz lets you evaluate your personal understanding, interest, and effort in a course and communicate the results easily to your teac...
How do I review course activities?
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Review all activities in a course using the Activities tool Access activities with the Activity tool Open the Activities t...
How do I access personalized activities and tasks?
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Personalized activities and tasks are designed to meet your specific needs and help you succeed The most direct way to acces...
How do I submit a blog or journal post?
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Your teacher may ask you to record your thoughts and insights regarding the subject matter in a blog or journal To submit a ...
How do I enter a wiki submission?
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You can help build a class-wide wiki about course topics To enter or edit a wiki submission: Open the wiki from the Activit...
How do I post to a discussion?
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You can respond to existing threads or begin your own To start a new thread: Open the discussion in the Activities tool. Re...
How do I submit a self-reported submission?
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Self-reported submissions frequently ask you to read, view, or listen to material you are expected to be familiar with To co...
How do I submit a dropbox submission?
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Dropbox submissions allow you to attach files and enter text into an editor To complete a dropbox submission: Click Show Dr...
How do I submit activities?
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You submit different activities in different ways Your teacher can set up activities as: Dropbox submissions Self-reported ...
How do I view my progress?
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The Performance tool enables you to track your progress in many specific areas View progress overviews for all course...
How do I join a course?
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Buzz makes it easy to join a course Ask your teacher or administrator for the registration code you need in order to join a ...