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  1. 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.

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      6 comments  ·  Groups  ·  Admin →
    • 57 votes
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      • Send email notification when a grade is entered

        I have students who are constantly looking at the grades section for when i have graded an assignment or a test. I think it would be nice to have a messaging setting where students can receive an email when a grade is entered into learning suite. There should also be an option where the professor can disable this if they feel the need to.

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          0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  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 →
          • 28 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
            • Assignable late penalty

              I would rather allow a student to submit late, with a small point penalty as a disincentive, than to bar them from submitting it. The system would automatically assess a point penalty when an assignment is late. You would need four boxes:
              1. penalty amount
              2. score unit (% or points)
              3. time amount
              4. time unit

              15 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
              • Make it simpler to see what needs to be graded.

                Put all items to be graded on the instructor and TA dashboard for ease of knowing what remains.

                13 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                • Disable notifications for specific chain emails

                  You should be able to mute notifications on specific email threads. This way, students can silence uninteresting email threads, so that when they get a notification they can have higher confidence that it will be relevant to them.

                  3 votes
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                  • Late option for quizzes

                    Include the option of allowing students to complete a quiz late. Even better, include the option of deducting points or a percentage for each day late.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                    • 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 →
                      • Upload Multiple Files

                        It would be great if students could upload more than one file to an assignment (an assignment that has two or more parts that are each contained in different files). Alternatively, that .zip files could be uploaded when more than one file needs to be uploaded to a given Assignment.

                        15 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                        • 13 votes
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                          • 21 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                            • Have keyboard shortcuts for navigation

                              Have keyboard shortcuts to quickly navigate through posts and threads (I.e. Like the way you can move from message to message, and from conversation to conversation in Outlook (up and down arrows), being able to collapse and expand conversations with the right and left arrows).

                              9 votes
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                              • Allow copying of Digital Dialog prompts

                                I want to be able to copy prompts from previous semesters.

                                15 votes
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                                • 8 votes
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                                  • Allow bold print and underline in messages

                                    Bold print and underline fonts in messages would allow emphasis of important words I want my students to make sure they've noticed/read.

                                    8 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow comments on rubric

                                      I appreciate the addition of a rubric. Canvas has a nice feature on its rubric where instructors may add comments to each student's individual rubric. The criteria option on the current LS rubric is helpful, but I would prefer to be able to add personal comments.

                                      7 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                      • 51 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Syllabus  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow the instructor to designate/limit TA access to LS

                                          I have a TA I would like to have limited access to LS, for the purposes of syllabus refinement, etc. I would like to be able to limit/prevent access to the gradebook.

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