[LON-CAPA-admin] scantron testing
korte at lite.msu.edu
Tue Jun 14 15:15:00 EDT 2005
On Jun 14, 2005, at 12:57 PM, Nathan Schoenack wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out anonymous Scantron testing for our
> department here at NDSU (we actually use NCS scanners and forms).
> Is there anybody out there that's using NCS and has successfully
> implemented the randomized testing and scoring through LON-CAPA.
> If so, I have a couple questions for you:
> A. What type of NCS bubblesheet form do you use?
Well, it's called Scantron, but we are also using NCS at MSU.
The form is NCS MM226157-1 in pumpkin color, but they come in all
kinds of colors.
I have uploaded a scan of the front and back of the sheet to http://
> B. Do you take the raw data from the NCS scanning (a .DAT file)
> and have LON-CAPA process that for scoring, or do you run a Perl
> script (or something like that) to put it in a certain format?
Our Scoring Office is producing a raw output file and uploads it to
> C. Have you needed to change the /home/httpd/lonTabs/
> scantronformat.tab file?
Hmm ... depends on what your Scoring Office produces as output. Maybe
they can use our MSU software if it's the same scanner?
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