[LON-CAPA-users] Due Dates

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 26 May 2004 15:13:31 -0400

This is currently being looked into and might be a feature of 1.2

- so far we are considering doing this for sequences (complete problem 
sets or quizzes). Your suggestion would expand this to also work on an 
individual problem level.

On May 26, 2004, at 1:41 PM, Flammer wrote:

> I am trying to see if there is a way to set the due date of a problem 
> so
> that it is 30 minutes after a student has first opened a problem.  This
> would be used for online testing.
> One idea we had was to have a preliminary part that they would answer
> before the rest of the problem would show itself, and then use a
> script program to set the due date equal to the timestamp for when the
> student answered the preliminary part plus 30 minutes.  As far as I 
> know,
> you can access variables like the due date in the script, but I don't 
> know
> how to overwrite its value.  If there is a way to do this, then that 
> would
> work.  We know of a function Apache::lonnet::store, but it doesn't work
> in the standard loncapa/perl scripts.  Please help!
> -David and Chris
> _______________________________________________
> LON-CAPA-users mailing list
> LON-CAPA-users@mail.lon-capa.org
> http://mail.lon-capa.org/mailman/listinfo/lon-capa-users