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

Lars Jensen lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 04 May 2007 09:25:23 -0700

Hi Guy,

This is great. Obviously, one has to be careful allowing the students to 
open anything early by accident, but I assume I can prevent this with IP 
access (acc) and hiddenresource, right?


Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> 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?
> Correct.
> 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.