[LON-CAPA-users] Self-grading Problem - Any suggestions?

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 26 Aug 2005 16:45:08 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Mark,

> This one's for the creative gurus out there. One of my colleagues wants to 
> give 'warmups'. These questions are simply to get the students to read and 
> login before the class.
> He is not interested in a series of MC questions, but rather an essay 
> question or two. On the other hand, he only wants to grade on the 
> submission of a response, not on the quality of a response.
> This score should show up in the GRDS area. And we're not really 
> interested in using the Spreadsheet unless this is the only way to do it.
> Thoughts:
> * Create an essay response that then pops up a second part radiobutton 
> with an obvious answer once the student has submitted an answer.

Sounds like a good idea to me.

> * Is there any way to create it such that the problem grades itself? Can a 
> script in the problem STORE a value? (I figure this is dangerous and not 
> allowed, but I thought I'd ask)

Correct there isn;'t a way to store a value.

> Any other ideas?

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