[LON-CAPA-users] Creative Authoring - number correct
Tue, 09 Oct 2007 14:43:44 -0700
Hi Mark -- I have some examples of this kind of question, where I
generate random plugs for placeholders in the optionresponse question.
The only issue I have had is that the statistics can never tell you
which stems were the most missed because they are just placeholders.
Mark Lucas wrote:
> I think I get the gist. This basically reinvents the optionresponse
> question so that you have a priori knowledge of the answers within the
> On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 14:00 -0700, Ray Batchelor wrote:
>> It seems to me you could force this by having a precise
>> number of foils, n of which are correct and all are displayed. You
>> could create randomness in the foils using the Perl script to randomly
>> choose data for each of the fixed foils.
>> If you need n to be a varilable then there will be additional
>> complexity, but probably not inconceivable.
>> I might choose at that point to use randomlist, so that n remains a
>> constant within a specific response block.
>> On 10/9/07, Mark Lucas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Here's an interesting request:
>>> A Course Coordinator wants to show the students how many options are
>>> correct in an optionresponse question. He does not want them to know
>>> which ones, just how many.
>>> Arguments about whether this should be done aside, is there a creative
>>> way to do this? Does the problem have enough information about the last
>>> choices to build this information up?
>>> It would certainly be ugly, and the last thing you want hardcoded into a
>>> Any thoughts on the matter?
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