[LON-CAPA-users] export of capa to WebCT

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 5 May 2005 12:07:02 -0400

On May 5, 2005, at 11:44 AM, Stuart Raeburn wrote:

> Export of LON-CAPA problems to WebCT is complicated by the fact that 
> WebCT supports a restricted set of problem types (Calculated, 
> Matching, Multiple Choice, String and Paragraph), compared with 
> LON-CAPA.  In addition, LON-CAPA permits the creation of composite 
> problems that may include responses of a wide variety of types.  So 
> although it would be possible to export simple types of LON-CAPA 
> problems to WebCT, more complex types (including  those using 
> condirional blocks etc.), or those involving dynamic plots, 
> click-on-image, randomly labelled images etc. would not migrate from 
> one system to the other.

... and then, of course, there are a lot of randomization features that 
WebCT doesn't have.

- Gerd.