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  1. countdownd in automatic pacing should not delete students answers

    The moment the countdown starts in automatic pacing, all the answers of students that were not yet submitted are erased. This happens in several question modes like long answer, short answer, sketch and expression. Students find this very annoying.

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    • Drag and drop or copy and paste images into question stems or answers.

      I wish I could just cut and past images from ppt or other document; and/or drag and drop an image from my desktop into either question stems or answer blocks. It is a bit tedious to have to upload the image and then drag the image title to the appropriate box.

      When I try cut n' paste of images, the image does not always show up or it only half shows up.

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      • Make it possible to assign "the participation weight" for each question, rather than the entire module.

        I would like to vary the participation weight for different questions within a module. For example, I would like to count the first two questions of each class at 25% participation and 75% correctness but all the remaining questions to count at 100% participation. Currently, the participation weight set applies to all questions in the entire module.

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        • Enhanced editor in Answer/Explanation

          It would be helpful to be ale to use the Enhanced Editor in the Explanation. When writing out equations and chemical formulas it is cumbersome to manually insert subscripts and superscripts as well as symbols.

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          • Providing TeX editing pop-up for entering answer choices in multiple choice questions.

            To write mathematical expressions for the answer boxes I can only find two options: text, or image. Now, text does not really support mathematical editing. I am using image by employing LaTeXiT to create the expression, save as jpeg and copy the jpegs to the image list for the question. This is cumbersome. In particular considering that you already have that same functionality going for ther question editor. Any chance to extend that by adding a new method to edit answers via the TeX popup tool you have?

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            • Copy multiple modules at one time to another course

              I need to copy all 59 modules from one LC course to another specific course without having to go through the horribly tedious copy process of each module (which will take over 2 hours of continuous "selecting" from dropdowns)!!!! Copying a course in its entirety is NOT an option for me as the receiving course is linked to a Modified Mastering course. Another option would be to take a copy of an existing LC course and make IT the linked course (not currently possible according to 24/7 Support).

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              • Accommodate various paces with hybrid synchronous/self-paced mode?

                I would love to see LC help me with the perennial problem of class disparity. I hope to harness my students' multitasking prowess for more learning instead of more texting!

                For example: when a student answers correctly, she is directed to more challenging questions instead of waiting for the class to catch up. When I decide it's time to begin a class discussion, the challenging questions are automatically put on hold, so that she takes part to the discussion. The hybrid mode could be triggered only after two or three questions have been answered quickly and correctly.

                I experimented by…

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                • Size of image/zooming

                  This applies mostly to students using cell phones: an image included in the prompt of a question appears smaller than the screen could allow, and is not zoomable. Using all available space or zooming would be useful for both readability or to input certain answers. (Images seem to be always zoomable on iPads.)

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                  • Hard-to-notice issues with "show all results" button

                    (1) The "show all results" button has no effect if I have closed the "student window" which popped up at the start of the session. (2) When I do keep the "student window" open and use "show all results" to start a discussion, it seems that the order of answers on my "student window" does not always match what the students see on their end, which creates some confusion. (3) The answer/explanation will appear immediately after the question prompt. In some cases, it is hard for students to even realize that the explanations are being displayed, or to see where…

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                    • Question types

                      Question types: when creating a new question, it would be nice to see all possible question types at once. Currently, one has to move left or right along a strip of possible question types to see all possible types or to find the one needed.

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                      • Allow reviewing of sessions on a mobile device

                        Currently students are unable to review a session or edit their profile on a mobile device. Both of these options could be added in a 'hamburger' menu and optimized to display nicely on devices.

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                        • Show bigger "uploaded images" when reviewing answers

                          The current "upload image" questions are great for situations where students need to sketch and annotate their sketches. In particular for out of class assignments.

                          Unfortunately the image size when reviewing the answers is too small to read most average size handwritings (on a photo of a letter sized paper).

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                          • improving the seat mapping function.

                            provide a bigger working window (I was building a map for a 300-seat room). Allow copy/paste of blocks of seats--most rooms are symmetric. Possibly provide automatic symmetry replication so you could enter half the room and have the other half show up as a reflection. The delete key should delete selected seats.

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                            • I would like more personalized settings

                              Such as default is short answer, default is simpler editor, etc.

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                              • Allow individual round in Team-based Assessment to be paused before team round is started

                                I have students do the individual round of the TBA at home and the team round in class. I would like to have a cutoff time for the individual round or be able to pause it before the students come to class so I can avoid students out in the halls changing individual round answers before they get in their teams.

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                                  Thanks for this suggestion. One thought for a workaround now: start the team round as soon as you want the individual round to end. That way students can’t change their individual round responses in the hall before class, and you can tell students you will expect to see no team responses entered until class time (and you could then easily identify students that did start the team round before they should have).

                                • LaTeX rendering issues?

                                  Within the last week MathJax has stopped rendering LaTeX in browser (tried multiple browsers), but is still rendering in the active session window. Known bug? It seems to render just fine in a self paced module, but not in the instructor driven modules.

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                                  • Allow me to choose multiple questions at one time from the library when creating modules

                                    It is too time consuming to click on a question from the library each time I want to add one to a module, then have to go back to the library to choose again (and enter my search criteria each time). Please include check boxes so that I can check all the questions I want to import from the library at one time!

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                                    • Making it easier to submit bug reports

                                      There needs to be an e-mail address for the submission of bug reports. Asking me to sit at my computer for a half-an-hour on a very tedious chat conversation is neither efficient nor respectful of my time.

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                                        • Allow long answer question answers to be edited rather than just cleared and rewritten

                                          It is frustrating for students when they go and change their answer to a long answer question. Currently their answer gets cleared and they have to rewrite the whole thing. if they could "edit" their response rather than completely rewrite it that would be better.

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