[LON-CAPA-users] Odd printing?

Ray Batchelor lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 8 Feb 2007 16:44:02 -0800


On Thursday 08 February 2007 16:35, Robert_Brewington@er.monroe.edu wrote:
> I am printing a sequence of 5 problems. The questions are option response
> and numerical response types of questions.
> The pdf file produced doesn't make any sense to me. For example:
> - Numerical response questions do not show the response, either for a
> problem which has been gotten correct or for one with an incorrect answer
> still there. It does say "You are correct", but it doesn't show what answer
> I put in. It just shows the textline box as though it still wants me to
> enter my answer.
> - Similarly, the option response problems say "You are correct", but do not
> show what answers I entered.
> All questions look like they are set up to be used as a (blank) test. Maybe
> I expected the wrong thing? I expected a student could print his completed
> sheet, which would show the answers he entered.
> Is there some type of parameter setting which I need to set to allow the
> printout to show the answers submitted?
> Is this a security thing of some sort, where we don't want the students to
> have hardcopy answers to the problems they have worked out?
> Why do I care? Why would I want to waste the paper to print this? After
> all, everything is in the computer! Well, I am implementing lab questions,
> and New York State requires a printed copy to be maintained in a folder for
> auditing purposes. I don't expect that a set of questions with no answer
> (but it does say they were correct!) will keep a state auditor happy.
> Thanks,
> brew
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Raymond J. Batchelor, PhD
LON-CAPA SFU Domain Coordinator
Senior Lecturer
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC