[LON-CAPA-users] Total points summary for two student groups with different sets of problems

Todd Ruskell todd.ruskell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 12:21:48 EST 2012

I've yet to decide if this is a bug or a feature.  It also happens with the

You've clearly laid out the case for "bug"

The case for "feature" is that it allows faculty to hide a group of
problems and analyze the results before making them publicly available, or
not making them available at all.

The work-around is that in addition to hiding the problems for this subset
of students, you also need to set the weight of the problems to "0" for
this same subset.


On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Stefan Bisitz <st.bisitz at ostfalia.de>wrote:

> Hi,
> Our scenario:
> We want to offer several LON-CAPA problems in a course to two groups of
> students. One group should be offered all of the problems (e.g. 60), the
> other group should be offered a subset of the problems (e.g. 50). We are
> currently using a section for the latter group combined with the parameter
> "resource hidden" set for those problems which should not be offered for
> the second group. All problems have a weight of 1.
> It appears that students in the section see the actual possible points in
> their overview, e.g. 50. However, the Course Coordinator gets a total of 60
> points for this student in the progress chart. Applying the section filter
> doesn't help. So, we need manual calculations to address the correct amount
> of total points for each student.
> Bug? Feature? Any other way to achieve this?
> Thanks for help,
> Stefan Bisitz
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