[LON-CAPA-users] FCI: force concept inventory

Flammer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:47:33 -0600 (MDT)


I just checked the rights file for the FCI.  It looks like only msu and
vcu are allowed currently under Ed Kashy's directory.  Would anyone be so
kind as to add csm?  I would appreciate it much.  I would be glad to
discuss it with whomever it concerns as well.

Thanks,
David

On Sat, 20 Aug 2005, James M Sullivan wrote:

>
> I have coded up the five remaining FCI problems that Kashy at MSU
> didnít get in his set. Would be happy to share my subset to the MSU
> and CSM domains when I get back to the office. Our server is being
> updated and reconfigured on Monday, so it will probably be Tuesday
> before I can make any changes. Will update when its done.....
>
> JMS
>
>
> -------------------
> > If a custom rights file is made for the FCI, it would be nice to
> have
> > someone at CSM included on that as well, as we would like to use
> loncapa
> > to deliver the pre/post test as well.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > David
> >
> > On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> >
> > > Hi James,
> > >
> > > > Thanks for info. Sorry if this is a newbie question, but it
> seems as only
> > > > the graphics are there in /res/msu/kashy/FCI. Am I overlooking
> the problems?
> > >
> > > They are published as domain only, so currently only MSU people
> have
> > > access to them.
> > >
> > > Perhaps Ed can/will republish them less restrictedly?
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > We are looking to use it here at VCU for pre-test/post-test
> assessment only.
> > > >
> > > > JMS
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: lon-capa-users-admin@mail.lon-capa.org
> [mailto:lon-capa-users-
> > > > > admin@mail.lon-capa.org] On Behalf Of Gerd Kortemeyer
> > > > > Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 4:57 PM
> > > > > To: lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
> > > > > Subject: Re: [LON-CAPA-users] FCI: force concept inventory
> > > > >
> > > > > Yes, it's at
> > > > >
> > > > > /res/msu/kashy/FCI/
> > > > >
> > > > > I discussed this with David Hestenes at a conference. While
> having
> > > > > the FCI in LON-CAPA is okay with him, he asks to really only
> use it
> > > > > in the original pre-/post-test design, i.e., don't assign this
> as
> > > > > homework, and don't put it on exams. Also, only make this
> available
> > > > > to your course on a limited time base, so that it does not
> leak too
> > > > > much.
> > > > >
> > > > > - Gerd.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Aug 15, 2005, at 4:45 PM, James Sullivan wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Has anyone implemented the physics Force Concept Inventory
> in loncapa?
> > > > > > Thanks for any info,
> > > > > > JMS
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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