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  1. Allow individual students multiple attempts on an exam

    To my knowledge, in order to enable a student to attempt an exam after a previous submission, we have to allow the whole class to attempt the exam again (Exam options > Submissions > "Allow students to take this exam more than once")

    In the event of a student experiencing some special circumstance that I deem worthy of deserving an additional attempt, I would like to be able to enable the affected student, not the entire class, to attempt the exam once more (or some other limited number of times).

    A hypothetical example of what I'm asking for:
    My student…

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      0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
    • Custom "Are you sure you want to submit" popup

      I would like the ability to prompt the students to review their answers before they submit their attempt for an exam, whether or not they have questions that do not have answers.

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        0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to post images to annoucements or email

        Make it so we can include an image in the body of course announcements or in our emails to students. This is particularly relevant for on-campus events that are relevant to our courses-- such as speeches, career fairs and so forth.

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        • Allow exams to be scored by question

          I work with my TAs grading online review assignments (exams). We each take one or two questions and grade all responses for that question. However, the only view available is by student, so one must scroll down to the appropriate question each time. I would like to be able to show all responses for question 1 and then grade each student's responses.

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          • Show notifications in drop-down menus

            When I read comments posted in Digital Dialog that are sorted by individuals, I see one student's comment at a time. Rather than having to back out of Digital Dialog, go back to the discussions list, find notifications for new responses and repeat the process over and over, the following would be much more convenient:
            When I open a student's comment, there is a drop-down menu above with all of the students' names. Can there be some kind of notification dot or highlight on that list next to their name so I know which students have new comments? It would…

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            • Delete instructor picture option

              No one wants to be required to show their students a terrible ID photo.

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                0 comments  ·  Syllabus  ·  Admin →
              • When the schedule is viewed on a phone in student view, the content can get cut off if it's long and the phone is in portrait position.

                Can you make it so that this doesn't happen?

                When the schedule is viewed on a phone in student view, the content can get cut off if it's long and the phone is in portrait position.

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                • Mobile Ready for Gradebook

                  Learning Suite needs to be mobile ready, ALL OF IT! Having the option to use iPad when entering grades into the gradebook would be helpful. NOT having the option to use learning suite on any device should not be an issue in 2017. Accessing grades, content, syllabus and list of students via any device is needed.

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                  • Automatic assignment deadline update emails Also sync with assignment interface needs to be easier

                    Every time something is uploaded there should be an option to link it to an assignment. Professors never update this properly and students have to search for assignments. It would be inspirational to link it to syllabus goals as well. Also if a deadline for assignments sent out auto email notification option button. Finally just like your mail shows you have unsent emails learning suite should have some sort of message to show you have unpublished changes, that way teachers don't forget to hit the publish button! Maybe even an automatic reminder next time they log in could help teachers…

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                    • expand the answer boxes for fill in the blank questions

                      In LS exams, allow the fill in the blank answer boxes to be larger (like for open response)

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                        0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow for progressively deducting percentages for late assignments

                        I'm using the Learning Modules feature to link to assignments in Moodle. The feature works great in exporting students' grades on the assignments back to BYU Grades, but we really need the option of progressively deducting percentages for each day an assignment is late, like Pearson's My Language Lab and other learning management systems have. Learning Suite apparently only offers two options: either not accepting late assignments at all, or giving them full credit. What I'd like is an option to progressively deduct 5% for each day an assignment is late. Thanks!

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                          1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                        • Integrate Turnitin Grademark into LS

                          Turnitin's Grademark system is VASTLY superior to the built-in Learning Suite grading interface. It's far more functional, adaptable, user friendly, and works on iPad. I know that you've already added a button to automatically transfer the Grademark scores - it only works occasionally and, even when it does, sometimes transfers the wrong scores, but that's a different discussion. The main problem is that students have a hard time finding the Grademark feedback. I recommend replacing the unusable LS grader altogether with Grademark and setting it up so students can access the feedback with a single click.

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                          • Create an Instructor Section for Content

                            It would be very convenient to be able to store instructor/TA content such as solutions on Learning Suite with other course materials. At present you can make an unpublished page, but then you have to use the 'preview' for links to work.

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                              0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
                            • Managing multiple sections

                              It would be helpful if instructors could group all available sections together when posting the content, but could then allow TAs the option of customizing their own sections after that. Otherwise, I'm required to separately post all 14 sections using the copy content function. This would be fine except that the copy content function apparently changes the schedule for each section based on each section's meeting time. So if customization isn't an option, can there be an override of the system's schedule adjustments when copying content? Something like, "Maintain scheduled dates when copying content?" or something?

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                              • Require FERPA training for TAs with Learning Suite access, like we do with AIM access

                                It seems to me that TAs (especially undergraduate TAs) with access to Learning Suite should be required to take FERPA training.

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                                • assignment grading focus

                                  When on the online assignment grading screen, on screen load please focus the cursor on the "score" box. It is an inconvenience to have to click on that box for every student.
                                  Thanks!

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                                  • It would be helpful to be able to export the Discussions in Digital Dialog

                                    It would be helpful to be able to export the Discussions in Digital Dialog so I can manage them later in MS Word. Or even PDF would be fine.

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                                    • Anonymous Feedback

                                      I can't find anywhere to go to give feedback that won't show up on this feed. That seems like a problem to me.

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                                      • Disable Messages or Auto Reply Message

                                        In my case, I communicate with students frequently via email and check my email regularly. I prefer to do it directly through email then through the Learning Suite, system because the Learning Suite, notifications are easy to miss in a lot of emails because it comes from an automated system so I don't get notified of a direct message. I would like the ability to allow students to continue to use learning suite to message each other if needed but remind them to email me directly. This could be achieved by:

                                        Allowing me to create an autoreply for the semester…

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                                        • statistics view

                                          I'm deeply troubled by the view of class statistics available to students. Recently students told me what they see with this feature and how it almost invariably sinks their morale. That they can see where they are in relation to other members of the class might be okay (maybe) in a large class, but in small classes the student who gets the 64 when everyone else gets 85 and above is just demoralized by this information. And the statement , "That's you!" for the outlying student (bad or good) is equally demotivating and demoralizing to students. I spend so much…

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