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  1. 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.

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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Content  ·  Admin →
    • be able to look at posted documents without switching to student view

      I have uploaded documents for students to read under Contents but in order to be able to view those documents myself, I have to switch to student view. please fix.

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      • Adjust columns on Gradebook

        The columns should be adjustable in Gradebook. If there are too many, than it only shows the first part of the name, which is problematic when they start with similar names.

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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.

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            • 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.

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              • Don't collapse titles of assignments in column headings

                In the "Scores" screen, the column headings (which correspond to individual assignments) are collapsed so that only the first 8 characters show, making it extremely difficult to know which assignment corresponds to which column. If the assignment titles must be collapsed, I'd suggesting making the entire title visible when the user clicks on the little arrow in the column heading. This has been a major frustration.

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                  1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

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                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
                  • Put a "Leave Conversation" option on the messaging system.

                    I am in a few big lecture classes and also TA for a few big lecture classes, and when students start chatting with each other I end up with 50-60 new messages every time I open Learning Suite, none of which are relevant to me. It clogs up things and makes it hard to find what a professor or TA actually posted. Please make an option to leave the conversation so that I can get out of irrelevant information filling up all my space. Thank you.

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                    • 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.

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                        1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                      • 7 votes
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                        • 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.

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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.

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                              under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                              • I really wish that I could LOCK the Overall score column so I can always see it while I am scrolling through all the columns.

                                As I am "massaging" a students various assignment scores, if I could lock the Overall Score column in place, I could watch how any changes affect the overall score.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                • Negative Grading Calculations

                                  We need to be able to use negative scores in learning suite to accurately evaluate the progress and understanding of our students.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  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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                                    • 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.

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                                      • Enable email notification for Digital Discussions in classes which use it

                                        A few classes I know of use "Digital Discussions" as a kind of forum for discussing the class. It would be nice if I could receive notifications via e-mail when others post, either in general or in only threads which I have commented.

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                                        • 6 votes
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