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  1. Letter Grade Under Assignments

    Post letter grade along with percentage under Assignments under Grades like it is under What If Calculator.

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  2. learningsuite url

    Change Learning Suite URL from learningsuite.byu.edu to ls.byu.edu (thats LS), or at least link ls.byu.edu to learningsuite.byu.edu. This would make going to learning suite much faster.

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  3. Don't automatically switch combined schedule to list view

    When I make my window smaller (like if I have two windows each taking up half my screen), the combined schedule is automatically switched to list mode. I hate this. grid mode works just fine in a smaller window.

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  4. Dark Mode

    It would be great to have LS have a dark mode that you can set to activate at certain times or when it becomes night. That way it can avoid strain on the eyes when it's after hours.

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  5. Like button for comments made within the message threads

    I like the new message system but I get an inflated number of notifications of students just saying "thanks" to professors or TAs. Only about 1/3 - 1/4 of the message notifications I got last week affected me or had substantial content. Like buttons for comments would significantly cut back on unnecessary and repeat messages.

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  6. Don't deleting work unless it is submitted even if it's late

    Don't close an assignment's dialog thus deleting a student's work even if the due date has passed. Only wipe out work when it's been submitted. If the assignment late work should not be deleted. If a document is required but a student has written in text it should not be deleted when notifying that a document is actually required.

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  7. Stop using user's email in FROM field

    I would consider this an urgent LearningSuite request. Please read!

    When LearningSuite sends emails, it extracts the sender's email address from BYU personal information and tacks that address on to the outgoing email in the FROM and REPLY-TO fields.

    A couple of years ago, this wouldn't have been a problem. However, DMARC has become more prevalent; causing LearningSuite emails to be rejected or marked as spam by the recipient's email service.

    (If you don't know what DMARC is, it is essentially a filter that will catch any emails which do not come from servers within the recipient's domain. LearningSuite servers…

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  8. View score of multiple choice separate from Written

    When you finish an exam (with both multiple choice and written responces) it currently shows the score of multiple choice questions with the TOTAL number of points possible. This makes the score appear much lower because the written responses are not yet graded.
    Allow the final score to appear such as : Multiple choice 37/40. Written responses ?/60 .
    rather than currently: 37/100

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  9. Eliminate whitespace at the top of the browser

    I have noticed across multiple devices that there is a line of whitespace at the top of the page. I attached an image of this occurring in Safari. I think Learning Suite would look better without the whitespace.

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  10. Allow larger files to be attached to assignments.

    My students need to submit large, multi-file assignments for semester-long projects. Currently, the Learning Suite won't accept them, and returning USB flash drives at the end of a semester is a hassle.

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  11. Visual Cue of Courses I'm Auditing

    It would be nice to have the tab of the course(s) I'm auditing a different color or some other representation to know that I'm auditing that course. Can't really tell that I'm auditing a course other than remembering

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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 want to…

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  18. make combined schedule the default

    i personally think the combined schedule grid layout tab is by far the most useful feature for all of learningsuite, and should be the default home page for every student (people who don't want this as their default home page could change this back to course list). I personally have met dozens of my peers who don't even know this feature exists, or how to use it (especially the checkbox capability). - even though it is a huge productivity booster and helps me make sure I never miss any assignments. My suggestion is to make it the automatic default home…

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  19. 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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  20. Incorporate Microsoft Teams

    It would be awesome if Microsoft Teams were integrated into Learning Suite. It would make group work so much easier.

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