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  1. Please integrate LTI into Learning Suite

    LTI (Learning Tools Integration?) allows integration with other learning tools into your course management system. Blackboard, moodle, sakai and others have this type of integration. If we could have LTI integration in Learning Suite, then it may make some things easier, such as integrating WeBWorK (math homework system) into Learning Suite. WeBWorK currently has LTI integration.

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      1 comment  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
      • 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 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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            • 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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                          0 comments  ·  Syllabus  ·  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 →
                          • Custom "Are you sure you want to submit" popup

                            I would like the ability to prompt the students to review their answers before they submit their attempt for an exam, whether or not they have questions that do not have answers.

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                              0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  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.

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                              • 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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                                • 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.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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 →
                                    • 7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show open and close date for assigment in the Schedule

                                        Assignments that have both a start date and an end date only show the end date on the Schedule. This means that I can only drag-and-drop the end date of the assignments, but have to use the assignment tab and edit each individual assignment to get the start dates correct. In the student view the start dates are shown - the instructor view should also show these start dates so that I can easily visualize how the beginning of each assignment aligns with my other assignments and lectures as well as having the ability to drag-and-drop the start date.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
                                        • Submit grades later option

                                          In the previous gradebook there was an option to "continue later" while grading...this allowed my TA to begin grading but not submit the score. A flag icon appeared and I could follow behind the TA to review the grade and submit it.

                                          The new BYU grades does not have this feature and I don't like the idea of hiding grades from the students while we are grading. Can this previous feature PLEASE be added to BYU grades (in the meantime I am grading from Agilix then syncing grades to BYU grades... it defeats some of the nice viewing features of…

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                                            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Grades  ·  Admin →
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