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  1. Update your search engine, searching for common terms usually results in "no items found".

    Link questions to actual chapters in your texts so that an instructor can easily make use of them. Right now it is a mess, I only use my own questions as I can never find any on the site.

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    • Open "teacher deck" on another device

      I would like to present from my desktop and have the teacher view and control from an ipad or second device. PearDeck has the option to "open teacher deck on another device". I'd like to be able to do the same thing here.

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      • INCREASE THE SERVER SPEED!!!!!!!!!!!!

        Seriously, the database is slow.

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        • Matching Interface

          The matching interface is horrible. Instead of first choice, second choice, etc. students should see the actual choices.

          Also, despite repeated attempts I cannot get the matching question to list the same option only once. For instance, if I have three subquestions that match to "zero," the option "zero" shows up three times. LC help pages say this should only show up once. I have tried to copy and paste the answers, still to no avail

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          • Implementing Vector Notation in Expressions

            Vector notation, variables with upper arrow, is used in mathematics and physics to differentiate vectors from scalars. It is not currently supported within "Expression" questions. Vectors can be entered in the math palate, using the keyboard command \vec, but it is not recognize by auto scoring.

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            • Allowing instructors to copy modules created at other colleges/accounts

              Like many of us, I teach at multiple colleges. It would be a huge time saver to be able to copy modules that I have created in my other accounts (colleges). Yes, I could search the library; however: a) it takes forever; and b) I have private content in my modules I wish to access. I don't have time to reinvent the wheel.

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                • Student Preview Mode

                  Have a student preview mode so that before the session is launched, we can test new questions to see how students will enter answers and ensure the question is being graded correctly.

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                  • Add sum to data collection question type

                    The data collection question type currently returns mean, etc. It would be helpful to also get sum data in the case when students are providing tally data.

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                      • Allow students to see responses from all students when viewing closed sessions

                        Allow students to see responses from all students when viewing closed sessions.

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                        • Provide response counts in addition to percentages in the bar graph of real-time responses

                          The bar graph of responses (in real-time during delivery, and after closing delivery) shows percentages of the total number of responses. I'd like for it to also show the raw number of responses. This would allow me to do some quick math is the responses are numberic.

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                          • Please add "Change Grade" action for a Learning Catalytics item in Gradebook!

                            Please add "Change Grade" action for a Learning Catalytics item in Gradebook!
                            Situation 1: A student is enrolled in course A but participates in a session with course B. His session result is not sent to his gradebook in course A but sitting in a respective module in course B. I am not able to enter the score manually in student's gradebook in course A neither.
                            Situation 2. I would like to be able to assign partial credit for a question(s). Learning Catalytics allows only "0" or "1" points. Having "Change Grade" option would at least enable to adjust the…

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                            • I would love to be able to delete some of my courses. !

                              It would be very helpful if I can just delete courses that I will never use. I don't see the reason why I can't do that.

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                              • Create a "Program Code" question type

                                The Long Answer question type is not useful for asking students to input a snippet of computer program code for an answer. The L.A. type strips out multiple spaces that a student may enter for indenting lines of program code. The response the instructor sees on his/her screen is all left-justified, which is difficult to analyze or to show to the class. A "Program Code" question type should preserve all spaces for viewing. Ideally, it should also use a monospaced font so that columns line up.

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                                • Update Manual Grades

                                  When I'm looking at all the modules in my course, there's a column called "Results" with little pie charts (green = correct and red = incorrect). For "long answer" type questions, the pie is greyed out. I wish after I go in and manually grade student's responses, the pie would update to reflect the outcome of the manual grading. Likewise for a "numerical" answer question. If the students include units when they aren't supposed to, they will be counted wrong. I can go back and manually regrade these, but the updated scores are not reflected in the red/green pie.

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                                  • Make an app

                                    Seriously.

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                                      • Add RegEx to Search filter

                                        I have multiple sections each week and multiple modules for each lab. So the search filter is very helpful, but it would be much better if regex operators could be used. For instance if I wanted find all the modules in the noon section of Lab 3 with module titles format:

                                        2017 Lab# Subject Time

                                        I could type in the search box Lab4.*12:00 and see them all

                                        I know I could restructure the title format to Lab#Time, but this is just an example. I'm looking for flexibility overall

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                                        • IP address access

                                          Limit student access by IP address. I have students not attending class but they can still log on to the Learning Catalytics class anywhere. I would like to have the ability to limit their access to my school's IP address so more than likely they would actually be attending the class.

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