[LON-CAPA-users] Display weight of problem to students
Fri, 03 Nov 2006 09:47:45 -0800
You can use a style file in your course (selected in PARM/ Set Course
Environment / Default XML Style File) in which you define a <part> or
</part> tag to include
For example, in one coures I use
Great question! :-) I don't think you can, but I would like to sometimes.
On Fri, 3 Nov 2006 11:51:50 -0500 email@example.com wrote:
> Two questions on problem weights:
> (1) Is there some way to display the weight of each part of a problem
> to the
> students so that they know for example parts 1 and 2 are worth 5 points,
> whereas part 3 is worth 15 points?
> Obviously, one could code it directly in the problem but if there is an
> easier way that would be great.
> (2) How can one dynamically change the weight of a problem depending on
> student responses? For example, suppose I wanted to decrease the
> weight of a
> problem according to the number of tries it took to answer? Obviously I
> do this post processing the grade sheet, but I'm wondering if there is
> a way
> to change the weight algorithmically.
> James M. Sullivan, Assistant Professor
> Department of Physics Virginia
> Commonwealth University
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