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  1. Centrally setup student accounts with a spreadsheet of email addresses and names (and ideally student IDs)

    This would save the students time and allow us to get started faster. As an instructor, I upload a spreadsheet of email addresses and associate them with the license code i have paid for. This then causes the students on the list to receive an email containing an invite link.

    It would also mean that each of the student's accounts is set up in the same way, which makes the results spreadsheet easier to manage.

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  2. Why do you hide Self-Test grades ?

    How about showing Self-Test Grades???

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  3. Re-order the modules

    How can I reorder the modules in a course? Please help because this creates a huge problem , especially when you have few courses.

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  4. Results view

    The results display automatically displays next to the question, making some of the results hard to read. It would be great to have the option of only showing the results, without the original question, so that the results are the only part on the screen. Alternatively the question could be minimized once the results are displayed so that the results have more space on the student screen.

    6 votes
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  5. Course Archival

    Please add an option to save course (and student) data beyond one year without having to extend the end date of the course.

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  6. 7 votes
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  7. Is there a way to schedule a future date and time for a session to start? Or does a session always have to be started manually?

    Is there a way to schedule a future date and time for a session to automatically start once at the specified time? Or does a session always have to be started manually?

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  8. 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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  9. Scientific notation.

    The program should allow multiple forms of an answer for scientific notation. Though we can tell the students to submit in a particular way, they generally don't listen and it would be nice to be able to see all the write and wrong answers without having half of the right ones be marked wrong due to formatting.

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  10. INCREASE THE SERVER SPEED!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Seriously, the database is slow.

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  11. 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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  12. 32 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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…

    14 votes
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  16. Make an app

    Seriously.

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  17. 52 votes
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  19. Matching Question Options display

    In Matching Questions, the Options that appear in the drop-down menus should be the wording of the Options the question author types in instead of "1st choice," "2nd choice," 3rd choice," etc. It would be clearer to students which option they are selecting.

    44 votes
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  20. Collapsable module folders

    Be able to organize modules into folders that can be "closed" or hidden when you are not using those modules at other times in the semester.

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