[LON-CAPA-admin] scantron testing
korte at lite.msu.edu
Mon Jun 20 15:27:17 EDT 2005
That seems much harder than just running the full LON-CAPA exams,
which work extremely well - plus, you can do online re-takes.
On Jun 20, 2005, at 3:13 PM, Nathan Schoenack wrote:
> Thanks, Gerd. We use NCS as well. After talking to our professors
> that wish to implement 'some' form of randomized testing, it
> appears we'll be using randomized tests, but not a different
> randomization for everyone; instead, we will generate 5-10 tests
> and then prepare keys for each version, letting the scanning office
> grade them. It will still be necessary to get the NCS form that
> you've scanned so we can still use the A-J based "code" to
> differentiate the different test versions.
> Thanks again,
> On Jun 14, 2005, at 2:06 PM, Gerd Kortemeyer wrote:
>> Hi Nathan,
>> Well, it's called Scantron, but we are also using NCS.
>> The form is NCS MM226157-1 in pumpkin color, but they come in all
>> kinds of colors.
>> I have attached a scan of the front and back of the form - note
>> the "Code" next to the "Section" field.
>> - Gerd.
>> 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?
>>> 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?
>>> C. Have you needed to change the /home/httpd/lonTabs/
>>> scantronformat.tab file?
>>> Nathan Schoenack
>>> IT Research Support Specialist
>>> NDSU Physics
>>> (701) 231-7047
>>> nathan.schoenack at ndsu.edu
> Nathan Schoenack
> IT Research Support Specialist
> NDSU Physics
> (701) 231-7047
> nathan.schoenack at ndsu.edu
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