[LON-CAPA-users] Partial Credit for a Problem?
Guy Albertelli II
Thu, 2 Dec 2004 17:10:28 -0500 (EST)
> We are developing some problems for which the instructor wants to award
> "partial credit" in a situation like this. Allow a single attempt. If
> the answer is with 2% of the "correct" answer, full credit, within 10%
> of the correct answer, give 90%, and so on.
> (1) Each problem part appears to have its own partial_credit_factor
> parameter. Is there a way inside the script of a problem to do some
> calculations and assign a value to this parameter?
We have decided that problems should never 'self grade' but that all
grading comes from the internal lon-capa code.
> I see a reference to "user.resource.resource.<partid>.awarded"
> How is this related to the partial_credit_factor parameter? Are they in
> fact the same?
Aye they are the same, but you only have Read-Only access to anything
> (2) Use the spreadsheet.
This is the official way of doing this.
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