Instructor feedback forum

Welcome to the feedback forum for Learning Catalytics. The ideas you submit here will help us improve the product, and your votes on other instructors’ ideas will help us prioritize development.

For help, consult our instructor or student documentation.
For support questions, please contact Pearson 24/7 support.

We can improve Learning Catalytics by...

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can vote and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can vote on it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  1. make it possible to use images as answers for multiple choice questions

    I would like to post a multiple choice question where the answers are different graphs and students need to choose the correct graph based on the prompt. I do not seem to be able to use images as answers to multiple choice questions.

    23 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      I agree to the terms of service
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow students to submit anonymous responses to questions.

      I wish to poll my class, but they should be able to answer anonymously. Otherwise, I can't ask questions that might be considered personal.

      17 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        I agree to the terms of service
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a message to students regarding Class Session ID

        I got many emails when students were first registering for LC, asking me what the Class Session ID was. I responded to each person letting them know that they receive this ID during class; maybe add a small parenthetical note to that effect for the students, so there isn't confusion when first registering?

        13 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          I agree to the terms of service
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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!

          8 votes
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            I agree to the terms of service
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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).

            6 votes
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              I agree to the terms of service
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • When copying a question from one module to another, there is only one tiny drop-down box for the destination, which is crowded w

              When copying a question from one module to another, there is only one tiny drop-down box for the destination, which is crowded with every single module of every single course I have. It is a bit time-consuming having to mouse-slide through each module-name (many of them are similar since I teach the same course every semester) till I arrive at the correct destination. This can be made much easier by using a "windows explorer" kind of interface that can be expanded such that the origin and destination are easily visible and one needs to simply "drag and drop" files. Moreover,…

              1 vote
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                I agree to the terms of service
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 11 votes
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  I agree to the terms of service
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Adding a WYSIWYG editor (text box) for a future version.

                  Adding a WYSIWYG editor (text box) for a future version.

                  As many of our users do not handle well/do not know how to enter questions directly into LC using HTML or Markdown for formatting (and LaTeX for math formatting) but a WYSIWYG would help them to have a better user experience.

                  25 votes
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    I agree to the terms of service
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make it easier to create and use LC

                    LC is a great program but has some user issues that slow me down. Example: if I have a module and want to delete 6 of the questions, I should be able to check the six items off and then delete them with one deletion action. Right now, 6 are required.

                    When I use Pearson content, I often want to make a change to one of the questions (usually minor). But I can't, I have to use a tedious work-around.

                    The same thing for copy and moving questions from one module to another. I should be able to move multiple…

                    2 votes
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      I agree to the terms of service
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • A countdown timer for each question that will appear on student phones.

                      Instructors could set an optional 10 to 20 second timer on questions to encourage a prompt response.

                      6 votes
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        I agree to the terms of service
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Game show style response system

                        Allow an option for Learning Catalytics to recognize the fastest response out of a group. This would add a layer of competitiveness to game show style review sessions

                        6 votes
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          I agree to the terms of service
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Resizing images

                          It would be nice if LC allows to you to use html to resize images (e.g. <img src="v_vs_t.jpg" width="50%" height="50%" class="display">

                          I am writing questions with two images, and the default sizes seems depend on the width of the image, so the relative size of one picture to the other can look odd, where one picture is very big and the other tiny.

                          7 votes
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            I agree to the terms of service
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make it even easier to review and comment on students responses

                            I review several hundred answers to pre-class assignments each week (flipped class with JiTT) and I leave short individual comments to most of the answers.

                            With this amount of use some details become noticeable:

                            Currently we need two mouse clicks to comment on a students response: one to click "comment" and one to click "Ok". Moreover, once the comment window closes we don't see if we already left a comment, unless the comment window is opened again.

                            My suggestion (if technically possible): below each students response show an input field where we can directly enter a comment which is always…

                            3 votes
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              I agree to the terms of service
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Please allow multiple rooms for one course!

                              I cannot see how to maintain the link to the home course gradebook in MP when I have two different classrooms for the same course - am I missing something?

                              1 vote
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                I agree to the terms of service
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 1 vote
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  I agree to the terms of service
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Copy and Paste Function for Creating a Classroom Setting Chart

                                  I think you should add the ability to copy and paste a group of seats for when setting up a classroom seating chart. This would be especially useful for classes that have tables instead of simple stadium seating.

                                  Also, the ability to add text/labels or other objects like doors would help students to more easily find their seats on the map.

                                  1 vote
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    I agree to the terms of service
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Bug: "date cannot be in the past".

                                    One cannot set the date of a LC module to a date in the past. (You get an error "date cannot be in the past".) Thus, if you forget to set the date correctly before your class, you can give up on having them properly sorted. I can see no reason for such a restriction and need a workaround so I can properly order my LC modules for the students to review.

                                    4 votes
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      I agree to the terms of service
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make editing panel in the session window

                                      The module window is only place that you can see which question are already delivered. I would like to see icon to indicate that the questions that are already delivered. This would help find question that should be moved/copied to other modules for more review on difficult topics.

                                      1 vote
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        I agree to the terms of service
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow individual students access to complete session late

                                        Students with excused absences could still have the opportunity to participate/complete homeworks on LC if there were an instructor option to reopen the session to allow only specific students access to session questions.

                                        6 votes
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          I agree to the terms of service
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make it possible for students to make questions, or ask questions.

                                          Make it possible for students to make questions, or ask questions. With a type of flipchart/park your idea function. Then the professor can review the questions student submit. Have the questions running in a view for all in the class able to see the questions.

                                          2 votes
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            I agree to the terms of service
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          ← Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Instructor feedback forum

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base