[LON-CAPA-admin] scantron testing
korte at lite.msu.edu
Mon Jun 20 16:03:04 EDT 2005
First, sorry for the confusion with the mailing list - the email that
suddenly popped up today was the first response I had written, but it
was stuck for moderation because the attachment was too large -
somebody just released it. I hope you more immediately received the
other messages I had sent, with a link to the image of the forms we use.
Please send us a file produced by your Scoring Office.
Also, since it's both NCS, maybe the software from our Scoring Office
would run at your place?
On Jun 20, 2005, at 3:52 PM, Nathan Schoenack wrote:
> To be honest (normally I'm full of deceit), I'm not entirely
> confident that I can figure it out; I thought I'd do what I've
> described because it makes sense to me and I'm sure I could get it
> to work. I've looked at the format of the files that are produced
> by our scanning office, looked at the format of the file Stuart
> made available (http://www.msu.edu/~raeburn/scantron/
> decscoresfinal.txt) and the scantronformat.tab file, and I feel
> there's something I'm just not understanding. I'd like to do it
> (fully randomized, individualized tests), but I don't think I can
> figure it out on my own. If anyone wants to help me, I'm all ears.
> On Jun 20, 2005, at 2:24 PM, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
>> Hi Nathan,
>>> 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.
>> Is there any reason you don't want Lon-CAPA to the grading?
>> (Lon-CAPA works well with printing out a few versionsand passing
>> out, it doesn't require that students each get a unique exam.)
>> guy at albertelli.com 0-7-2-5-15,728
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