[LON-CAPA-users] Online Exam Questions

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 13 Jul 2007 20:24:58 -0400 (EDT)

> 1) Right now, we are planning to hide all resources except the online
> exam just before the exam starts.  Is there an easier way to restrict
> student's access to all the other already existing resources in a course
> during an exam?

Not that I'm aware of.

Seem like something like the COM blocking (as noted below) would be

Maybe even added it to the com block as an option (restrict user to
folder(s) X & Y)

> 2) We have a couple of conceptual problems that ask several questions,
> each of which must be answered via a drop-down box.  As a regular
> problem, these are "all or nothing", in that credit is only given if the
> answers to all questions are correct.  As a printed bubble test, each
> question is a separate problem, which is graded correct/incorrect
> individually.  As an online exam, however, it appears that the awarding
> of points goes back to the "regular problem" mode.  I'm sure I can
> program the spreadsheet to make those problems award points individually
> for each question, but I'm wondering if there's an easier way.


> 3) Are there any other exam security kinds of things I might want to
> think about?


You can ban users from the communication tools in lon-capa by setting
up a communication block:

Main Menu -> COM
          -> Configure Blocking of Student Communication during Exams

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