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  1. Provide better management of uploaded files

    Uploading files for viewing by students is a useful feature, but does not provide the instructor adequate control. In particular, if a file (such as a PDF of a classroom lecture) is updated, the older version cannot be replaced (although it can be added under a new name). I file management page would be helpful.

    98 votes
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      8 comments  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
    • 87 votes
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        9 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
      • Sort TA hours by the day of the week.

        Currently, TA office hours display by however they're entered - so if Friday's hours are entered in the first line and Tuesday's are on the second line, Friday's display first. Once saved, they should sort according to day of the week, not how they were entered.

        85 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
        • Show pictures of all users next to their names.

          This would include instructors, TAs, and students. It might also be a good idea to make this feature optional.

          66 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
          • 57 votes
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            • Allow sections from the same course, but taught by different instructors, to be combined into a single LS course!

              We "team" teach the same course (several instructors, same course) - in blackboard we could combine the sections together so that the students had access to all materials provided by all professors. One stop shopping! Make this happen in LS.

              55 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
              • 51 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Syllabus  ·  Admin →
                • Team functionality for students

                  I really need teams functionality. I know that is on the drawing board. I use team-based-learning and the the digital delivery of team work is awkward when I can't group students into teams. This should include a team PEER ASSESSMENT (team maintenance) tool either in the team section or in the exam section.

                  39 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Groups  ·  Admin →
                  • Zero-point score values on Gradebook.

                    On gradebook there needs to be the possibility for 0-point value assignments and scores with negative scores.

                    35 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                    • Change comma-separated values in fill-in-the-blank to semi-colon delimited

                      We are concerned with comma-separated values in the fill-in-the-blank answers. We are wondering if it would be possible to change that to semi-colon delimited instead so their students can put in their high-dollar amounts in their fill-in-the-blank questions.-Accounting

                      34 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                      • Place where you could sign up for times to see professor

                        Ability to compare available times, or sign up for a particular time to meet with the instructor or TA. Schedule online chat (if LearningSuite had online chats).

                        32 votes
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                          under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
                        • Assign different due dates to different groups of students.

                          When we have group projects, the groups will present on different dates. I would like to either be able to create an assignment not attached to one date, or be able to assign different due dates for the various groups.

                          31 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Groups  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow TAs to select which email they use.

                            When TAs send an email to the students in the class through LS, allow them to select their personal email account or the generic TA email address set up by the instructor.

                            29 votes
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                              under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
                            • 28 votes
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                                9 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                              • Ability to provide textual information about the categories of different kinds of assignments or grades.

                                I want to be able to tell students something about that particular category of assignment or exam that is common to all assignments in that category. My work-around is to tell them on the first time they encounter an assignment from that category, but that seems less good because it is confusing about whether it applies to just that assignment or to all assignments in that particular category.

                                26 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                • Quick Edit Page for Due Dates and Times

                                  Currently, in order to change the due date and time for an assignment, I have to click into the assignment, and repeat the process for each assignment. I supervise 15 sections of the course, and have 5 different due dates and times for each assignment. The assignments page should show the due date and time the same way it shows the points available, so you can edit it on the one page instead of having to go into each assignment. This would literally save me hours each semester.

                                  22 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Syllabus  ·  Admin →
                                  • 21 votes
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                                    • Get rid of text pop up. Let me type in the box directly

                                      Ability to click directly on the day and type on the box eliminating the pop-up text box

                                      21 votes
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                                        under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
                                      • Persistent Links to Exams

                                        Have Learning Suite generate unique, persistent links to exams so that the links can be referenced in emails or on course sites.

                                        21 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                                        • 19 votes
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