[LON-CAPA-users] Time-Limit (interval)

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 4 May 2007 12:16:52 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Lars,

> When does time begin ticking for the interval parameter? For example if 
> I have,
> opendate set to 5/1
> due date set to 5/8
> interval set to 3 hours
> Will time begin ticking when the student looks at any problem in the set 
> for the first time?


Note that the duedate is a hard deadline though, If they look at the
problems an hour before the duedate, then they will only have 1 hour
to do it.

> If not, is there a way to have an exam open for an extended number of 
> days, but only allow the student to work on the set for a shorter amount 
> of time, like 3 hours?

That is exactly what the interval is there for.

guy@albertelli.com   0-7-0-9-27,137