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Ability to Set Default Due Time at Course Level

Ability to Set Default Due Time at Course Level

Here is a suggestion from a teacher:

 

Provide a way to set a default time for assignments to be due for a specific class.

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Community Coach
Community Coach

This idea is now open for vote. Smiley Happy

Community Member

Here's a related feature request: 

Navigator

Voted!  If this moves to Gathering Info, then I want to suggest researching whether default due times should be managed per section.  At many institutions, sections will have a standard meeting time, but courses may encompass multiple sections.

Community Member

Our school (secondary) has a rotating block schedule, so the same class meets at different times on different days.

I'd love the ability to create "in-class" as a course-wide, default due-time.

Community Member

We would love this feature​!  Depending on the level of school you teach at, i.e. High school, college, etc, the need for this feature changes drastically.

Community Member

This would be so logical.  Right now, our teachers just advise our students that even though it says 11:59 PM, the assignment is actually due at the beginning of class.  We have a rotating schedule, so classes meet at different times.  It's a real chore to figure out the tight time.  I would change my default to 8AM.  That would communicate to students that the assignment is homework and they must have it done before coming to school...logical.

Surveyor

I recently trained a school that asked about this feature as well.  The use case they presented was with Soft and Hard Due dates.  All Due Dates are soft in the way their classes run.  The Available Until/Hard Date is the Last Day of class and everything can be turned in up until that point in time.  The ability to set a default for this field would save them from having to adjust every time they create graded content! ~Shauna

Community Coach
Community Coach

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This idea has resurfaced here:

Learner II

This is a really good idea.  Perhaps it would be better if no time was displayed at all.  Then it would just be due on a certain day which is far more in line with what schools do.