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  1. 17 votes
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  2. I'd like to be able to download and upload Excel spreadsheets into the Schedule

    Make it easier to interface between Schedule in Learning Suite and Excel spreadsheets.

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  3. 28 votes
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  4. Eliminate scroll ability in the score box.

    Eliminate scroll ability in the score box associated with the annotation screen. Many times have I inputted a grade after I've left feedback and, because of the scroll feature (the ability to use the up and down arrows to increase or decrease the score number), I have mistakenly changed the grade that I had already inputted. I can't think of why the scroll feature is needed with the score box in the first place.

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  5. Place some visual indicator on grade columns that are hidden from student view

    Current Situation: In the Gradebook, I can go to a grade column-->click the down arrow-->click on Edit Assignment-->select Scheduling (tab at top)-->and then fill in the Hide an Assignment box for a date in the future. Once that date is populated, I have no way of knowing that the grade column is hidden for my students, unless I open up the Edit Assignment dialogue box again. This is especially problematic for courses that get copied from one semester to another; those "hide until dates" appear to copy to the next semester (and increment the year to the next year so…

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Give students the ability to just view files instead of downloading them.

    When posting a document to a discussion group it gives the students a button that will download the file for them. There are two issues with this approach - They may be on a device or in a location where saving is not appropriate, helpful or available (on an iPad, for example). The suggestion is that we give them more than one button - perhaps a "View" and a "Save As"

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  8. Allow students to modify fonts in open responses on exams

    When writing an exam question I can use different fonts and modify those fonts (bold, italics, underline, etc) but students cannot do the same in their responses. It would be helpful to me if they could use those fonts in their responses.

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  9. Default box size for open response questions

    Currently the default open response box size is 1 which is probably the size least likely to be used by anyone. I think a default of 10 would be more appropriate or even better give users the option of selecting their own default size for all their open ended questions.

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  10. Integrate piazza as an alternative to digital dialog

    I really like the idea of digital dialog, but found it too limiting. I’ve used Piazza for the last few years in all my classes and it’s been well received and effective for helping students get help with homework questions and projects. I don’t recall all the differences but offhand it allows for notifications, anonymous comments, editing comments, student generated threads, and a mobile app. It would be great if Piazza was directly integrated as an alternative to digital dialog. Would require LTI support first, which I see is already in progress.

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  11. Ability to download a version of the student's uploaded assignment that includes the notes I've added.

    For instructors who need to submit (for faculty review or employment renewal) samples of student work WITH instructor's comments, I'd like the ability to download and save copies of my students' papers (that have been uploaded through Learning Suite) that INCLUDE my added notes (feedback). The feedback/notes disappear when I "download," so that all I see is the student's text.

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  12. Equation editing

    I need equation editing, but I typically use MathType (an enhanced version of equation editor) instead of LaTex or some other markup language. Some ability to interface with that would be nice. I'm not sure yet on how well it cuts and pastes in from Word.

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  13. Show confirmation dialog before exam submission

    When you reach the last question on an exam, the "Finish and Submit" button looks a lot like the "Continue" button, and is in the same location. If you're going quickly, it's easy to click "Finish and Submit" thinking you are just going to the next question. This is a problem if you wanted to go back and review previous questions. A confirmation dialog would allow you to go back if you clicked "Finish and Submit" by mistake.

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  14. Allow students to retake only the questions they missed

    This used to be a feature, but apparently has been removed. Please add it back.

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  15. Option to Integrate Student and Instructor views in one view

    The two current view options are Student and Instructor views. It would be wonderful for instructors if there was a third view: Instructor/Student view. This view would look like the current Instructor view but would also indicate where the two views are not the same. The most beneficial use of this new view would to be able to see if the students can view their grades, assignment pages, content pages (this already exists in the form of italicized titles (it would be nice if they were in red as well)), Digitial dialog, exams, scheduling, announcements, etc. or not. I use…

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  16. Notify professor when a student drops after the add/drop deadline

    I was wondering if there was any way that Professors and TAs could receive notification when a student drops the class after the add/drop deadline. Every time that a student drops the class, I never find out until I go to enter in their test or homework grade, only to find out that they don't exist on the rolls any more. When they drop the class, I'd prefer not to have to grade their tests/homework, just to shred them when I find out they're no longer in the class.

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  17. 3 votes
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  18. Summarize human vs computer scoring at the end of the exam

    I would like to know how much of my exam was automatically scored electronically, and how much I graded myself.

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  19. PDF view

    The built-in document viewer for grading assignments seems to handle the .pdf extension, but when it's saved as ".PDF", it doesn't seem to display properly.

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  20. 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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