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  1. Get rid of dual authentication

    The dual authentication is annoying. The "remember me for 30 days" feature doesn't work very often. Additionally there are times that we might not have our phone with us, which is pretty much the only way we are able to get in to Learning Suite.

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    • Make it a requirement for every teacher to use Learning Suite

      It is really frustrating when a teacher elects not to use it. We cannot see a syllabus online (and sometimes they don't give us a paper one either), we cannot see our grades at all, and we can't communicate with other classmates, just to name a few problems.
      Last semester I had three classes that didn't use learning suite. I had absolutely no idea what grade I would be given for the classes until final transcripts were due, and one teacher was two weeks late submitting theirs. I feel like the teachers need to be more accountable to the students,…

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      • Please... LET US KNOW AHEAD OF TIME WHEN LEARNING SUITE WILL BE SHUT DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE.

        As students, we are given STRICT deadlines by our professors for quizzes, tests, and assignment due dates. It is absolutely imperative that we have constant access to Learning Suite to facilitate the timely accomplishment of these assignments. There's been several times where I have been unable to access learning suite to get access to course material, or even submit the necessary projects. PLEASE, please, PLEASE let us know ahead of time when we will not be able to access the website. Please put it in a CLEARLY obvious place, because this is not a nice surprise. Thanks.

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        • Don't load > 2MB of JSON when loading messages

          When loading messages, LearningSuite loads 2MB of JSON. It seems be
          loading all the recipients and all kinds of extra data for every thread. As a result, it takes forever to load, and I am almost always only interested in
          the newest messages.

          The actual text content of the messages I have received probably fits
          in < 10 kilobytes (definitely less than 100 kb). Load the other stuff dynamically or something.

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          • Exam information

            Show the number of questions on online exams or quizzes so we know before starting about how long it might take.

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            • BRING BACK FULL MONTH VIEW OF COMBINED SCHEDULE ASAP PLEASE

              I turned on Learning Suite today to look at my Combined Schedule, and noticed it had changed, and no longer supported a full month view of the schedule, it only allowed for a 5-day view or 7-day view. I always use the Combined Schedule to plan out my future weeks, and I hate having to click through weeks to figure out what's going on, I just want a monthly overview. Please change this back ASAP.

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              • Add keyboard shortcuts

                The current click-based UI slows down effectiveness. If there were more robust keyboard shortcuts to navigate and interact with Learning Suite my college experience would be entirely revolutionized.

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                • View quizzes without correct answers highlighted

                  Helpful study aid to go back and review the quizzes without being given the answer automatically, because the quiz was already taken.

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                  • Print button for assignments both graded/non-graded

                    Allow the users to print the list of assignments for the class, along with the associated student score, max score, and due date.

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                    • It would be nice to see the questions and answers to exams.

                      When the exam is finished. It would be useful to see the questions with the the answers I put as well as the correct answer.

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                      • Extremely clear warning that the exam is about to end.

                        A clear statement such as "This is the end of the exam. Are you sure you want to submit," would be useful to avoid submitting exams prematurely by mistake.

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                        • More Interview Quotes

                          I actually really like the quotes from teachers, and would love to see more. The Faculty Center has a really good list of quotes that show how much teachers are thinking about their students well being and growth.

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                          • Starting consolidated schedule on Monday instead of Sunday!

                            Creating an option to start consolidated schedule on Monday instead of Sunday! All my Sunday assignments are due for the week before it, not after, and it would be nice to be able to see what is due all in the same week all on the same page.

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                              0 comments  ·  Schedule  ·  Admin →
                            • A cross out answer feature in the Learning Suite exams.

                              A cross out answer feature in the Learning Suite exams. Left click to mark an answer and right click to cross out or un-cross out an answer.

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                                0 comments  ·  Exams  ·  Admin →
                              • Headers in Chronological Order

                                It would be great to be able to reorder the headers into chronological order instead of alphabetical order. This would also be a fantastic feature in the grid view of the combined schedule, so it was like an actual calendar of my schedule.

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                                • Make the Message System pop up without taking up the whole window.

                                  When I click the message icon from the home screen of Learning Suite, the message window takes up the whole screen. I would prefer the message window to pop up in a modal format, or some other way that doesn't take up the whole screen and that loads more quickly.

                                  Reason: Often, the messages aren't critical, and it feels like more of a distraction if I "navigate to another window" (which is what the experience feels like) and then realize the message wasn't important and I have to "navigate back". Perhaps the message could open up in a "chat" format…

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                                  • Use Canvas!

                                    I went to BYU Hawaii. Canvas is used there, its so much easier to use. Please Please PLEASE just check it out.

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                                    • Let me see my classes from more than a year ago.

                                      I would really like to have access to the content from my classes more than two semesters ago. These feature was available in the recent past, and I am sad that it is gone.

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                                      • Half points on grades round up

                                        If an assignment has a half point, the score will round up. If you click the stats it will show you the real grade. You should show the real grade in the main grades list.

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                                        • stats

                                          Currently, there is a way to view stats for individual assignments, quizzes, exams, etc. There should be a way to view stats for all sections of the class. For instance, how am I doing on the in-class quizzes compared to the class? What about for the written homework? Right now I can only find stats for individual assignments or my overall grade in the class.

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