[LON-CAPA-users] Conditional Sequence Help
Mon, 03 Mar 2008 13:05:50 -0700
Gerd and Ray,
Thanks for the advice. I've gotten them to do just what I want now.
Not sure why I didn't think of the multiple paths. I guess I should
have gone to the Illinois conference.
Ray Batchelor wrote:
> I did a poster on just this kind of thing at the UIUC
> Conference. We used it a couple of semesters in an Organic Chemistry
> Lab report.
> I can't say that it provoked much interest. Maybe I'll just use the
> same poster again this year. :-)
> What you want to do is have a branch from the same point where you
> have set your existing condition but with the complementay condition
> (i.e. "take this route whenever the question has not been answered"),
> and which leads directly to end of the enclosing sequence, so that
> there is always a single continuous path to the subsequent sequence...
> etc.... etc...
> I can give you the /res URL if you are interested.... if I haven't
> already done so, I suppose I could make it open source.
> But I think you get the idea.... right?
> On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Todd Ruskell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We are doing some work with conditional sequences in LON-CAPA 2.6.2, and
>> have run into some unexpected, and for us unfortunate, behavior. The
>> sequences consist of 3 or 4 resources, each some kind of problem except
>> for the last resource, which is an html page.
>> In the RAT, I've tried labeling each intermediate problem as "Regular",
>> "Mandatory" and "Optional."
>> The conditionals are all "Blocking this link if false" and simply check
>> to see if the previous problem has been answered.
>> When the sequence is imported into a course, the sequence itself works
>> The problem is that the rest of the course "below" the sequence (as
>> viewed in the Navigation page) also becomes conditionally hidden until
>> the last condition is met. Is this expected behavior? Is it possible
>> to not have this happen (so I don't have to change the course structure
>> to keep things visible to students)? What's the magic incantation?
>> Thanks for any help you can provide.
>> Dr. Todd Ruskell
>> Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics Office: Meyer Hall 326
>> Colorado School of Mines Phone: 303-384-2080
>> 1523 Illinois Street Fax: 303-273-3919
>> Golden, CO 80401
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Dr. Todd Ruskell
Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics Office: Meyer Hall 326
Colorado School of Mines Phone: 303-384-2080
1523 Illinois Street Fax: 303-273-3919
Golden, CO 80401