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Requesting responses

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The Responses feature of now has a means to post a note requesting responses, which will only be shown on that page, instead of on the main user dashboard.

This is helpful in cases where an entire class might make postings on a specific topic, all at once -- it collects the responses in one place and sets up a button for students to click to file their assignments.

For an example, see this post:

Create your own request

To post a note that requests responses, click the following button. The "Post a response" button on the resulting page will automatically set up respondents' posts to appear below your post, and will also copy any tags on the requesting post. So if your class is about organic gardening, for example, add the tag "organic-gardening" and your respondents' posts will also be tagged as such.

Post a request

See examples of this here:

Title Author Updated Likes Comments
Call for Proposals: Outreachy Summer 2022 @cess about 2 years ago 0
Adapted sampling for the Babylegs Kit @rebeccaMw over 2 years ago 2
Call for Proposals: Outreachy Summer 2021 @cess about 3 years ago 1
Call for Proposals Outreachy Winter 2020 @cess about 3 years ago 1
Call for Outreachy 2020 proposals! @liz over 4 years ago 6
Unearthing PVD Map Content @liz over 4 years ago 0
Post your spectra from a classroom spectrometry experiment @warren over 5 years ago 1
Final posts for Google Summer of Code @liz almost 7 years ago 1
Aerial Mapping Projects in Environmental Science at The Thacher School @thacherenvisci about 7 years ago 0
Assignment: spectrometry at NAFCS @liz over 7 years ago 0
Wrapping up Google Summer of Code 2016! @warren almost 8 years ago 2
Definition of User Streaks @ananyo2012 almost 8 years ago 0
Google Summer of Code 2016: draft proposals @warren over 8 years ago 0
Assignment: reflections on sensor journalism @kanarinka over 8 years ago 0
Holiday Beverage Whodunit @cfastie over 9 years ago 6