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  1. Ability for students to upload files in exams

    Some exams would be enhanced by the ability of students to attach files of graphs they have created or other similar things.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Change name (and vision) of "Exams"

    I use "Exams" for assignments that the students submit. They aren't exams, so it is confusing for students for them to be labeled as such. It would be nice if the Exams feature was more open-ended. Yes, it could still be a place for exams. But it could also be a place for assignments (graded and not graded, please).

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  6. Make it easier for me to see the feedback I've programmed into exams

    In "Exams," under "Questions," it would be great if the "Expanded" view showed the feedback I'm giving students with each answer. I want to review & edit what I've put in there, and I would like to see it in all one place. Currently, for me to see the feedback that I've entered, I need to "edit" each question individually. Showing all the feedback on the "extended view" would be very helpful.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Add fast grading buttons to the exam grading interface.

    Maybe a quick 'full credit' button that you can press instead of scrolling, stopping, typing points, and saving for each question. Half credit and no credit might be nice too.

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  10. Quantitative Exam Questions

    Allow questions with numerical answers which are checked for being within a certain tolerance of the correct answer (relative or absolute). The questions show allow scientific notation to handle large and small numbers such as 1.2e23 of 1.9e-7 (or an equivalent format). Include the option to have each student have different numerical parameters in their question so that students get randomized numerical questions.

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  11. Give instructors the ability to open an exam for someone to take a second time, either in an exception, or otherwise.

    Curently there is no way for instructors to let a student take an exam again if there is a reason to do so. LS could program an exception option, or some other way of re-opening the exam for a student so they can take it again.

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  12. 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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  13. Multiple Choice and Multiple Response Exam Questions Should be Graphically Distinct

    Currently, Multiple Choice and Multiple Response questions types appear to be virtually identical. This OFTEN causes a problem where I think I've created a multiple response question, but I've mistakenly made a multiple choice question. To make matters worse, once the question has been created, I can't change the type.

    The best solution would be to make these types graphically distinct. For example, Multiple Choice questions should have circles for the A, B, C, choices, whereas the Multiple Response questions should have squares - as is the typical graphical conventions for radio buttons vs. check box. This would also make…

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  14. Add Search feature to Question Bank

    Please add a keyword search function to the main page of the Question Bank that will search in all folders and subfolders within the Question Bank, and display all of the results showing on a single page (even if the results are in different folders). Something akin to doing a keyword search in Windows using File Explorer.

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  15. Option to have quizzes (exams) give each student a different randomized set of questions from a question bank.

    My understanding of the current random question selector is that it randomly selects a set of questions from the bank, but then the quiz has only that set of questions for all students. Allow professors to link a quiz to a question bank, and set it so that each student will get a randomly selected set of questions for their own quiz experience. Even better: If the student wants to retake, the professor also has option to give student new randomized set of questions.

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  17. Add the ability to hide open dates of exams

    I have 17 reading quizzes. While they do have due dates, I don't care when the students start them, so I open them all on the first day of class.

    On the schedule and dashboard, this bloats the first day of class with a long list of opening exams.

    I would like to have the option of hiding opening dates, if desired.

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  18. Let's call the Exams page Quizzes. Either let us rename the tab to what we want, or call the page Quizzes.

    I would love the main tab for Exams to be called Quizzes, not Exams. In reality, exams are typically given at the testing center and quizzes are done online through learning suite in the 'exams' section. Maybe some instructors use the quiz mechanism to give an exam, but I don't know any that do - and most of us just use it for quizzes. Is there any possibility you would consider changing the default name of the tab/page to be Quizzes? Alternatively, could be given control of the tab name to rename it Quizzes ourselves (in which case the default…

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  19. Allow students to access to view all quizzes (exams) after the closing date.

    Currently students can only go back and view the exams they took. If they missed an exam they can't see it after the close date.

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  20. Expand the question text to full screen and have scroll bars for when it doesn't fit

    When I added an embedded image to a Learning Suite question, the small question box wouldn't scroll to enable me to edit it very well. I had to switch to HTML mode to add text to the end. It would be nice if I could expand the question text to full screen and had scroll bars for when it didn't fit. I have attached an image of the question when I was trying to edit and what it looked like after I added the rest of the text in HTML mode.

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