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  1. Better Formatting for Written Answers in Exams

    When you enter in a written answer for an exam on learning suite, all formatting is lost when you save. If you added paragraphs or indents, they are eliminated. Instead of an easy to read list of bullet points, the answer is just line after line. Italics and bolding is also eliminated.

    Example of what it looks like after submission: Bullet section: (that was me trying to bold my section of bullet points with a subtitle) •This is my example of how the bullet points just keep going and they are not organized. •Here is my new bullet on the…

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  2. Combined Schedule AM/PM

    Every time I try to add an assignment due date to the Combined Schedule, it allows me to change the date and time, however the AM/PM is always seems to be set to AM, even after attempting to change it. It would also be nice if we could edit the time and description when adding the item (perhaps "Add Text" isn't the best wording, either?), rather than typing the title and needing to click on the item again to pull up the edit dialog box.

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  3. For Grading: Add a button next to "Score" that fills in a 100%

    I'm a TA grader. Oftentimes, students will get a 100%, or close to that, so having to type in a number for every student takes longer than it could. For example, if the Assignment is out of 50 points, then next to where it says ___ / 50, just add a button that would fill in 50 in the box.

    I've attached an image of a rough mockup

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  4. A thought to make the Course List / Schedule / Announcements Flow a tiny bit less confusing...

    - The Course List has data for Past / Current / Future courses while
    - (as far as I can tell), Schedule and Announcements both only contain information for Current courses. That gets confusing when you click on "future" to get information about upcoming courses for the new semester (as it's not the current semester) and then when you hit Schedule or Announcements you get blanks (as I believe they only show info for Current courses--but that's not clear).

    On the Announcements / Schedule, explicity state in the center of the blank screen, "You have no current courses." If you…

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  6. 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

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  7. get rid of mean learning suite

    it is mean that learning suite says "it was you" if you scored the lowest grade. ):

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  9. Unify view of assignment statistics between student and instructor view

    When looking at statistics for a graded item the views differ between the student and instructor view. The student view is much better and I believe when statistics are viewed the student view should appear.

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  10. Change modal dialogs into inline interaction

    Often in Learning Suite you are presented with some modal dialog to interact. When you check mail, when you check feedback, when you click on an assignment to view the requirements. All modals do in these cases is add an extra click navigation - to click "cancel" or an "x" to get stuff out of the way, rather than just scrolling.

    Instead, allow the user to go wherever they want at any time, without obscuring half the page with a mini-window. When an assignment is clicked on, the required text/fields can just slide down from where they clicked. This saves…

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  11. sync final Exams on Learning Suite with my.byu.edu register for classes finals schedule and testing center website

    If finals are changed on learning suite they should be changed on my.byu.edu and an announcement should be sent out,

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  12. 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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  13. Allow message forwarding

    Allow a message sent to one person on LS to be forwarded to someone else. I had to message an assignment and didn't know we had a TA, so I sent it to the teacher. Now I need to send it to the TA, and it is very difficult without forwarding.

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  14. large data loading gif

    When you click on a side menu option (for example under content and course materials) a loading spinner would be nice for large data. If the data is large it takes a while to load but you have no idea if it is loading or not until the data comes back. Thanks!

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  15. Pdfs open in browser instead of downloading.

    The way the pdf attachments are designed in learning suite, they default to downloading instead of opening within browser pdf viewers. This happens independent of browser, browser settings, and OS.

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  16. Move the error notification from directly on top of the course names

    A lot of times I'll click on a tab and an error message will pop up, so I'll click out of the message, then try the tab again and it opens. The error notification is right on top of the course names, and it's annoying to have to click the x, then try again.

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  17. Remove the left navigation bar when viewing the aggregated schedule

    This will buy all users real estate when coming to the landing page of Learning Suite when it eventually becomes the main page (which is my understanding is the eventual goal once performance issues are ironed out--it'll be great. Very few know about the aggregated schedule still. :). This might mean some customization away from existing templates, but I think it's well worth the value added to students in making the calendar more usable.

    The biggest issue I see is finding a home for 'Course List', 'Announcements' and 'Assignments'. As the Schedule already exists in its own 'class'* with these…

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  19. Email "all" in a community

    I would like to be able to email the whole community (class) but I have to check each individual manually. Could you add a "select all" button that would auto check all the boxes?

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  20. Please make Digital Dialogue available to connect to my email.

    Please make Digital Dialogue available to connect to my email.

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