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  1. 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).

    36 votes
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      under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Home  ·  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 →
        • 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.

          30 votes
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            under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Home  ·  Admin →
          • 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

            22 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 →
              • Option to hide due date for assignments

                The due dates for our assignments vary based on individual section. To allow flexibility, all assignments are currently due last day of class. I would prefer being able to hide this information to avoid confusion.

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                  2 comments  ·  Syllabus  ·  Admin →
                • when you log back in, let me go back to exactly what I was doing, not kicked back out to the course list.

                  When we log back in, let us go back to exactly what we were doing, don't kick us back out to the course list.

                  15 votes
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                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                  • Export category totals

                    Exporting grades to Excel provides a spreadsheet with individual homework scores, but not with the computed Homework category total (which might have dropped the lowest score, etc.). Category totals should be exported, as well.

                    11 votes
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                      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                    • submit a URL for an assignment

                      Allow students to submit a URL for an assignment. In CS, we can have students host their code on an external site like GitHub, and then for the assignment they just turn in a link. This would be useful for assignments in many other departments as well, e.g. a link to a blog post or a Google Doc.

                      9 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                      • Create assignments from a spreadsheet or csv

                        In the courses I work with (as a graduate student instructor) I often need to create assignments for every day of the semester, but with different titles, point values, and descriptions. However, there is a pattern to the items that I can easily produce in a program like excel (for instance the description contains a hyperlink that is based on the assignment title).
                        I would like to be able to upload a spreadsheet with my assignments and have learning suite create assignments based on the information. Specifically, I would like the ability to enter an assignment title, due date, description…

                        9 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                        • increase character limit in content pages

                          from IA training with Lisa Tanner Christensen: Blackboard import put 212,867+ characters in a content page. When we viewed the page we were not able to leave until we had moved some of the characters so it was less than 200,000. This might be a bug. Either way, she would like to be able to exceed this limit.

                          8 votes
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                            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
                          • Add a defined date for late assignment submissions

                            Example: An assignment has a due date of November 15, but I allow late assignments (with a penalty) for one week following the deadline. I would like to be able to select "Allow late submissions" and then have a choice for how long the late papers can be submitted. In this example I would mark Nov 22 as last day for late work. The system would mark files from Nov 16-22 as late and on the 23rd would not allow any more assignment uploads.

                            7 votes
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                            • Add find and replace.

                              For example, if there are 10 quizzes over the course of the semester the instructor might want to change the word quiz to exercise in every instance. For the time being it is necessary to go through and manually change each word. A find and replace option would simplify the process.

                              7 votes
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                                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
                              • Increase the maximum length of Digital Dialog videos

                                From IA Training with Lisa Tanner Christensen: She would like to be able to upload videos (class lectures) that are the length of the class period (1.5 hrs). This could either be in Digital Dialog or Content.

                                7 votes
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                                • Use of default decimals of 2 in grades

                                  Grades currently defaults to zero decimal places, meaning you can't type in a score with a half point. Most don't know the default can be adjusted (some use scores of 100 to not need half points). It becomes problematic when you delete a quiz question after a quiz has ended and re-score. If a student received a 6/9 and it's scaled to a 10, they'll receive a grade of 6 (LearningSuite rounds ALL decimals down!). They should receive a 6.67.

                                  7 votes
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                                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                  • 6 votes
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                                      under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                                    • Be able to go through and grade all responses to a question at the same time

                                      When grading, be able to grade all responses to a question at the same time, rather than have to click through to each student's quiz. This is better for consistency in short answer responses, and more time efficient.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • 6 votes
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                                        • Ability to hide a page until a score has been entered on a particular Gradebook assignment

                                          I often have students who are sick turn in homework late. I would like to make the solution key to the homework available only to those students who have submitted the assignment (and therefore have a score entered on gradebook. Right now LS lets you hide/publish a page based on *date*. I would like to hide page X for a student until there is a score for assignment Y.

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                                            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
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