[LON-CAPA-users] Portable Exam Scanner

John Merrill lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 25 May 2004 09:02:25 -0400

I'm interested, but the scan sheet you showed me had too few response 
items for our midterms, which usually have 40-50 questions.

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John Merrill, Director
Biological Sciences Program
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Michigan State University
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On May 25, 2004, at 7:56 AM, Gerd Kortemeyer wrote:

> Hi,
> For a grant project dealing with feedback on student assessment, we 
> are currently working on
>  http://www.lon-capa.org/examscanner.html
> This is a portable scanning station that can be used with LON-CAPA 
> randomized anonymous quizzes and exams. I personally would like to 
> test this in my course in the fall, and it might be available in the 
> general LON-CAPA in 2005. Since in LON-CAPA any homework question 
> (including textbook problems) can be used on bubble-sheet exams 
> without any additional coding, this would be a very quick way to give 
> a quiz anytime.
> The price for the units as pictured is approximately $900. With a 
> feedback LCD-display (not tested yet), we are probably talking about 
> $1100. That is single quantity, no discounts.
> Depending on what level of interest exists beyond our own grant 
> project, we might get more or less cooperation from the vendors in 
> this project - for example, custom forms to go with our solution.
> Please let me know if your school/district/college/university might be 
> interested in deploying this solution, once it's working.
> Thanks!
> - Gerd.
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