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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
    • Need to convert hidden columns to not hidden on "Schedule"

      I need to convert hidden columns to visible columns. Once hidden columns are set up (I guess I did it by accident while importing), there's no way to get them to be visible by students.

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        0 comments  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
      • 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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        • Add the standard windows keyboard shortcut for adding a link

          Add the standard windows keyboard shortcut for adding a link (Ctrl + K) to correspond with the linking feature on posts and announcements. We already have standard shortcuts enabled for Bold and Italics. Why not linking?

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          • 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.

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              3 comments  ·  Groups  ·  Admin →
            • Add a way to re-order the announcements

              I sometimes post an announcement that I want students to see right away; i.e., I want that announcement at the top of the stack. Concurrently, I may have other, separate announcements to post (or in the following day or two). I would like a way to re-order the posted announcements (similar to how you can rearrange the assignments in that section) so that I can keep the short-term, priority message at the top of the stack.

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              • Link Digital Dialog directly to Gradebook, with rubric, items on instructor's dash for grading.

                Link Digital Dialog directly to Gradebook, with rubric, items on instructor's dash for grading.

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                • 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

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                  • 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 →
                    • allow instructors to customize dashboard

                      Right now, the dashboard contains announcements and the schedule. This is not that useful to me. I am posting material in a content page that I feel needs to be on the front page of the course. Sometimes the content that I want on the front page will change at different points in the semester. It would be nice for professors to have more complete control over the front page on learning suite. Students sometimes have a hard time finding information because it is hidden from the front page.

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                        0 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
                      • Notify student when feedback left on an assignment

                        Students in my class never seem to know that we have left them feedback on an assignment. Learning Suite should notify them, both by email and by having an "unread Feedback" notification when they login to Learning Suite, similar to unread notifications on Facebook.

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                          0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow instructors to take an exam and see the scored answers

                          If I want to take advantage of some advanced scoring options (such as numeric ranges), I would like to ensure that the scoring works properly BEFORE I give the exam to the students.

                          Unfortunately, when I take the exam, I can't see my answers. So I have to have a TA take the exam, which then lets me see their answers. THis means the TA and I both have to spend time working on the exam, which is a waste of resources.

                          What is the design reason for not allowing the instructor to see his or her scores on the…

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                            0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  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.

                              4 votes
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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 →
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                                    9 comments  ·  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.

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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.

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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.

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