[LON-CAPA-users] Open date versus Contentopen?

Peter Riegler lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 02 Jun 2008 21:49:21 +0200


Robert_Brewington@er.monroe.edu wrote:

> I am trying to set some dates on a series of problems, and have a couple 
> of questions.
> 1) I have 50 questions in a folder. I set the due date for the entire 
> folder to Jun13. Now, I want to set the due dates for problems 1-5 to be 
> Jun10, 6-12 to Jun11, 13-25 to Jun 12.
> Is there a way to set these through a single screen? 

Up to my knowledge: no
I am setting each
> problem individually, which is a lot of slow screens. Just a convenience 
> issue...
> 2) I am not seeing the Opendate. I set the Open date for a folder, then 
> a bunch of due dates for the problems. The student sees the due dates, 
> but the Open date doesn't seem to apply (for my Chemistry course). What 
> else do I set to make the open date work?
> I also tried setting something called contentopen from the pprm screen, 
> for the enclosing folder. What is this supposed to be?
I use content open for pdf-documents which I don't want to be available 
to students before a certain date. I guess it applies to everything 
which is not a problem.

  It also does not
> seem to affect the student's view of the problem opening.
> I note that the opendate does not appear in the PPRM parameter screen? 
Is that also the case if you view the parameters of a single problem 
installed into your course? I am under the impression that this view 
shows all available parameters. (I forgot what PPRM was for since I am 
using the German interface).


> guess I'm just note sure what I am seeing...
> Thanks,
> brew
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Peter Riegler
Fachhochschule Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel
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