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  1. It's a headache to sign in every 2 hours.

    I keep 5 tabs constantly loaded on my computer, and while I'm in school, one of them is Learning Suite. But I hate that it times out every 2 hours. That basically means I have to click through the login every time I use it (after each class). I don't constantly have to sign in to Gmail every time I load the page. And that's the same behavior on all my favorite apps--once the device is trusted, it stays logged in. I would love to skip the unnecessary steps of having to approve the sign-out message and then sign back…

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  2. View ALL past classes

    As of this date, you are allowed to view your past courses from exactly one year back. Currently we are in Winter 2020, meaning I can see Fall 2019 (the semester we just finished), Spring and Summer, and back to Winter 2019. However, I was attempting to look back at some Powerpoint slides from Fall 2018 (just over 1 year ago) and it doesn't show up. This feature would be nice for upperclassmen like myself trying to studying for the MCAT who have been here at BYU longer than 1 year...

    6 votes
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  3. Put word count on digital dialogue

    In the comment text box on the digital dialogue page, it should have an option to see your current word count. That should also update as you type.

    3 votes
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  4. Allow for editing graded assignments on What If Calculator

    When an assignment receives a grade in learning suite, then you can't edit it in the What If Calculator. Sometimes teachers put in temporary grades and then you can't use the what if calculator accurately. Or maybe there was a problem with the grading and you want to see how much your overall grade would be improved if you got some points back.

    6 votes
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  5. I'd love to be able to access more semesters than just the last two. To see old assignments, look at submissions you've made, etc.

    I'd love to be able to access more semesters than just the last two. To see old assignments, look at submissions you've made, teacher's powerpoints, resources, etc.

    22 votes
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  6. A "Turn Off Notifications" Feature

    I get a lot of messages that do not apply to me. I actually need to know if I have relevant messages in my inbox from TA's but close to 75% of the notifications I get are from people who are asking for notes and then all the replies of "I need them too!" or "The syllabus says don't do that" etc. I would like to be able to simply not receive notifications from those messages so I know if my TA's or professors have actually shared relevant information with me.

    19 votes
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  7. Make the message notification bubble clickable

    It's a small programming error, but the html element for the message bubble is not clickable. Because of the size of the envelope in comparison to the bubble, I tend to click on the bubble most of the time. This does not send me to the messages page because the message bubble has no javascript click binding attached to it.

    1 vote
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  8. Mobile Phone: Grid Schedule

    BYU's learning suite combined calendar is a helpful tool. On mobile devices when the grid - calendar is selected, but when I try to scroll down to see the rest of the grid, it switches back to "list mode". Please fix this!

    A previous request was made for this fix, but it was declined. If you aren't going to fix it, then removed the "grid combined calendar" option for mobile phones. Currently it is unusable.

    3 votes
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  9. Allow assignment submissions via Cloud services (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)

    Canvas has that really nice feature that fetches assignments directly from cloud services. That'd be really nice.

    17 votes
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  10. 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.

    17 votes
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  11. 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.

    6 votes
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  12. 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.

    7 votes
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  13. 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.

    6 votes
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  14. LearningSuite app

    I really think that LearningSuite needs it's own app. I know there's a section for it on the BYU app, but it's confusing, and it doesn't work well. I co-own a software development company with my brother that would be happy to build this app for you. I would love to hear your thoughts on this idea, and hopefully we can work together!

    40 votes
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  15. Show all TA open lab hours in a weekly schedule format.

    All of the TAs open lab hours are listed beneath their names, but it would be more helpful to see the list in a weekly calendar format. Sometimes a student doesn't care which TA has which hours, they just want to know if there will be a TA in the open lab before they make the trip to campus. If a class has multiple TAs in multiple places, then the system can sort by the room location of the office hours.

    131 votes
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  16. Add the section number of the class onto LS.

    In essays and so forth you sometimes have to put your section number on the assignment. It would be much more convenient if the number was under the name on each tab. Example: "ECON 110" with "sec 002" right underneath it with smaller characters . You could also add it on the "All Courses" tab under "Course List." One or both of these would be more convenient and probably very easy to do.

    53 votes
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  17. Assignment due email reminder

    It think it would be useful to add an option of receiving an email reminder one day before an assignment is due.

    17 votes
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  18. Create Repeating Events in Calendar

    There needs to be a way to create a repeating event in the combined calendar for things that teachers haven't put there. I want to, for example, put that I have an online math assignment due every tuesday and thursday rather than have to type it in on each day, each week.

    9 votes
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  19. sort grades by date

    it would be great to be able to sort assignment by date, regardless of category. the categories are nice for grading, but its really easy to miss an upcoming assignment because its hidden in a category at the bottom that is rarely used

    5 votes
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  20. Link or view of Professor's personal class websites

    I really hate it when Professor's choose to have their own website for their classes. The ideal solution would be to require all Professor's to use learning suite (It get's messy when three classes are on Learning Suite and the other two are on their own websites).

    Since it is likely not possible to require this, it would be really nice to have Learning Suite accommodations.

    Option #1 (Easier)

        Since the Learning Suite is often not published when a Professor has an external website, it would be very helpful to at least link to the external website when you click
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