• Course Calendar:  Due Dates Visibility versus Item Accessibility

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    For future consideration
    47 votes
    One of our Vice Chancellor had an inquired, or a suggested on the functionality for improvements to Calendar and Due Dates.   The expectation for due dates on any assignments, tests, wikis, blogs, or forums is t...
    gibbonsd
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  • Course Merge: Create Smart Views automatically

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    For future consideration
    49 votes
    When two courses are merged, a new Grade Centre column is created to contain the Child Course ID. It's possible for an instructor to create their own Smart View by building a custom report with Child Subject ID = xxxx...
    tc0049584
    last modified by tc0049584
  • Badges Reports and Module on Home Page Needed

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    For future consideration
    53 votes
    For our students and teachers, we would like a way to celebrate their success and support needs by the following: 1) Achievement Module on user home page: a) When badges are earned in a course or by completing a cour...
    janem
    last modified by janem
  • Guided Grade Book Set-up

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    Open for voting
    39 votes
    This idea would provide a guided approach to setting up the overall course grade. Instructors could drag and drop to rank priorities such as homework, attendance, and assessments. It could also provide suggestions on ...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Ultra course: Preview course as a student

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    For future consideration
    37 votes
    Instructors and instructional designers build course experiences with students in mind, but some would like to easily be able to see what a typical student’s experience would be as a way to test, validate, or ot...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Student Information Card

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    Open for voting
    42 votes
    This would allow instructors to better understand the student’s approach to learning by viewing data such as grades, time spent online, trends, extracurriculars and career aspirations in one place. The instructo...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Automatically zero out incomplete attempts (missed deadlines) in the grade book

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    In development
    33 votes
    For incomplete attempts/missed assignments in the Grade Center that appear as "--", what if once a deadline passed the "--" was automatically changed to a "0"? Better yet, what if that "0" had an additional piece of a...
    ek38435
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  • LTI Marketplace for Assessment Tools and Content

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    Open for voting
    39 votes
    Allow instructors and instructional designers to easily search and discover LTI tools that have been shared by other universities. Tools could range from group assignments to online learning labs. Peer ratings and com...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • REST endpoint for Course Archive

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    Open for voting
    29 votes
    It would be great for automated backup, storage optimization and migrations.   It could be also interesting a course export/import for content distribution.
    Alberto Ruiz
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  • Grade Center Edit Rows Displayed Default

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    For future consideration
    32 votes
    This seems awfully simple, so maybe I'm just missing something ... but I'd like to be able to set the Edit Rows Displayed to All (or some intermediate number) and have it stay that way as my personal setting. I'm regu...
    lperlstein
    last modified by lperlstein
  • Adaptive release based zero attempts

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    For future consideration
    32 votes
    Grade-based adaptive release depends upon a specific score in a specific grade column.   I would like to communicate with specific students after a certain date if they have zero attempts on a specific graded ac...
    feeney.linda
    last modified by feeney.linda
  • Curving in Grade Center

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    For future consideration
    28 votes
    Is there any possibility of developing functionality in the Grade Centre which would allow an instructor to apply a calculation to an entire column?  We have had requests for the ability to add a number (e.g. inc...
    ls35058
    last modified by ls35058
  • Graded Discussions (with Rubrics)

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    For future consideration
    26 votes
    We'd love to hear about how you use graded discussions. How widely used are Discussions in your courses? Do you look for a simple yes/no for a participation grade? Must learners make a specific number of new posts ...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Add SafeAssign originality checking to more content

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    For future consideration
    23 votes
    Our institution has seen multiple requests along these lines:   Instructors appreciate SafeAssign features such as originality checking, but want to apply those checks to other content types, such as blogs, jour...
    ru37067
    last modified by ru37067
  • Force Subscribe Students to Discussion Forums

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    For future consideration
    33 votes
    Many instructors and faculty ask for the ability to force subscribe their students to discussion boards. This is a feature that some are accustomed to in Moodle and something we'd very much like to see in Blackboard L...
    dh30239
    last modified by dh30239
  • Bulk download File Responses for Tests

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    For future consideration
    23 votes
    It would be nice to have a feature that allows instructors to do a bulk download of the File Responses in Tests. Currently, an instructor would have to go through each test and download the File Response from student...
    sl28274
    last modified by sl28274
  • Real-time Question Analysis

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    Open for voting
    24 votes
    This idea would provide an AI-powered, interactive tool that works during the assessment creation process to recommend question edits based on criteria like language clarity, past student performance on similar questi...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Ultra course: Granular copy content between courses

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    In development
    20 votes
    Courses are designed by instructors or instructional designers to include various content (files, assessments, etc.) and there is often a desire to easily find and re-use this content from different courses to which o...
    brad.evans
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Remove Folder Move Content Up a Level

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    For future consideration
    20 votes
    Add a feature that would enable instructors/builders to delete a folder/learning module but keep the content inside (moving the content up a level in the hierarchy) without having to move all content manually one at a...
    sh36111
    last modified by sh36111
  • Add course and web links to teacher made calendar events

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    For future consideration
    20 votes
    We would like to have instructors be able to add course and web links to teacher made calendar events or maybe return that functionality since others suggest that we were able to do it several years ago. This would re...
    rh22333
    last modified by rh22333