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

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 25 Aug 2005 10:28:21 -0400


Hi,

I am sorry, I forgot: If you use the online FCI, please also switch  
off feedback to the students regarding correctness of their answers.

- Gerd.

On Aug 25, 2005, at 8:55 AM, Flammer wrote:

> Thankyou very much!  You saved me quite a while.
>
> -David
>
> On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Ed Kashy wrote:
>
>
>> Done...
>>
>> Flammer wrote:
>>
>>> 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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