[LON-CAPA-users] changing part name
Wed, 16 Mar 2005 08:14:29 -0700 (MST)
Sorry... "So republishing should NOT mix up..." is what I meant to say.
On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Flammer wrote:
> So republishing should mix up how the CODEs for the anonymous match with
> the students answers? I don't really understand how that works. Is it
> just that the CODE is somehow used in the random number generation? I
> suppose if that is the case, then everything should still be ok.
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > > I made the mistake of having an "=" symbol in a part name in a problem.
> > I'll make the assumption that you mean 'part ID' and not 'part name'
> > > This is making trouble for evaluating grades in the spreadsheet (the
> > > spreadsheet doesn't recognize any of the parameters). The problem was
> > > used in an anonymously generated, scantron-graded exam (all the grades
> > > have already been uploaded).
> > Are there any error messages in /var/log/httpd/error_log?
> > > I changed the part names in construction space, but am afraid to republish
> > > because I am not sure what it will do with the uploaded scantron grades.
> > > Even if it changes the randomized numbers in the problems, at this point
> > > it doesn't matter (the question is closed), but does anyone know if this
> > > will mix up whether or not the student received credit.
> > Some details:
> > 1) curently assigned credit is assigned to 'part ID's (Meaning they
> > get a specfic part ID correct or incorrect
> > - thus by changing the part id and republishing, the old part ID is
> > no longer in the problem and the new part ID is not correct, which
> > appears to user as if they 'lost' credit, the data about the
> > correctness on the now missing part id is still stored just not
> > shown
> > - the randomization of &random() is not based on 'part ID's
> > - the randomization of <option/radiobutton/ranks/match/image/response>
> > _IS_ based (partly) on 'part ID's
> > So if it is a <numericalresponse> in question the process of
> > 1) change the part ID
> > 2) republish
> > 3) regrade the scantron form for all students
> > Should result in every student getting a correct grade assigned.
> > > Also, are there set guidelines for what can and cannot be used in a part
> > > name (special symbols, spaces, etc)?
> > I wasn't aware of anything not working. Off to plumb what = is screwing
> > up.
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