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  1. Managing multiple sections

    It would be helpful if instructors could group all available sections together when posting the content, but could then allow TAs the option of customizing their own sections after that. Otherwise, I'm required to separately post all 14 sections using the copy content function. This would be fine except that the copy content function apparently changes the schedule for each section based on each section's meeting time. So if customization isn't an option, can there be an override of the system's schedule adjustments when copying content? Something like, "Maintain scheduled dates when copying content?" or something?

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  2. Enable assignments in which students can post their own grade.

    I would like students to be able to report their own grade on assignments like readings (without having to upload an attachment).

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  3. Select whether grades are released to students after they have been entered

    Sometimes you want to wait until grades are entered for the entire class or all the assignments until you release them for students to view. Or maybe you want to return an assignment before releasing grades.

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  4. Under "content," when using "insert file," please allow us to replace an existing file

    I do something in my class that I suppose is very common: I post my PowerPoint slides under a "content" page. That process is basically fine, but here is the problem: if I make a change in a file and I need to upload the new version to LearningSuite, "insert file" will not simply replace the old version. Instead, it throws an error: "File (filename) already exists." To work around this, I have to go out of my course, go to "my courses" to the file management area, find the correct file (Be careful not to delete the wrong file!),…

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  5. Speed up inbox load time

    Learning Suite seems to load all messages at once when I click on the inbox icon, but I'm usually only concerned with clearing the new message indicator by viewing my most recently received messages. I'd rather it load messages individually, on-demand, than all at once.

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  6. Signature Option for LS Messages

    With the new messaging feature in Learning Suite, can you add a signature option (as you would find in an email client) so that I don't have to constantly complete my signature when I message my students and classes?

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  7. Button to hide/unhide site header

    Simple UI request: add a button to hide the site header, much like the one on the scrolling header and footer on scriptures.lds.org. It's kind of big (takes up about 1/4 of usable space in my browser).

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  8. MESSAGES: Allow HTML editing (or a rich text editor, if you're feeling really ambitious)

    MESSAGES: Allow HTML editing (or a rich text editor, if you're feeling really ambitious). Even if it's only for Instructors and TAs.

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  9. Copying Assignments and rubrics

    Right now the rubrics are attached to individual instructors which is nice when you're creating assignments with similar rubrics, but if another professor wants to copy an assignment along with the rubric, the rubric is not copied. It would be great to have the rubrics copied with the assignments when copying to other courses.

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  10. 4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Digital Dialog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Copy rubrics within a course

    I use the same rubric for different assignments. However, the assignments have different scores so I need to adjust the point values on each rubric. To accomplish this, I've had to create a new rubric for each point level and re-type all the criteria descriptions. Is it possible to allow copying of rubrics so I don't have to re-type everything? I realize that I could use weighted scores, but the way my course is set up that is not the best option.

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  12. 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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  13. 4 votes
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  14. Digital Dialog - student list

    When viewing Digital Dialog from the student perspective (instructor view), please give options for how to list the discussions, e.g. alphabetical, number of replies, date, original order, etc. It is difficult to see what I'm trying to find when it seems like a haphazard listing.

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  15. 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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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Exams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Scrubber bar

    It would be nice if a "scrubber" bar could be added to posted videos so that students can skip to desired parts or rewatch specific parts.

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  17. show the percent out of 100 and not percent of grade. Also show percent of each category and total class percent.

    I don't find it very useful to see the percent of grade column. I want my percent out of 100 on each assignment. The amount of points is sufficient for me to know the weight of the assignment.

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  18. Take an exam for practice

    There should be capabilities to have practice exams. They should be optionally gradable, have no cut-off dates, and be available from the start of the course.

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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Exams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Ability to email by classes, semesters/terms, groups within classes

    More ability to choose who we email. I need to email 3 of my four classes the same thing but can only chose to email all students together or by the individual class. Please let us chose what classes to email.

    Furthermore, I'd like to email students in upcoming semesters/terms, I'd like that option.

    Lastly I'd like to create groups within a single section of a class. the 32 students are divided into groups of 4. I would like to be able to group these students to email them in one go rather than selecting the 4 each time I…

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  20. 4 votes
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