[LON-CAPA-users] course coordinator questions; building assignments
lucasm at ohio.edu
Tue Jul 2 11:42:55 EDT 2013
An assembled sequence created in construction space is used if you somehow want
access to the complete set from the resource browser. For example, you want to insert
a folder as a monolithic chunk of problems that can't be changed under the course.
An assembled sequence also makes a nice 'shopping list' for including individual
What we typically do here these days is the following:
* Create a folder in the course under edit course.
* Import problem you want in the assignment. You can then rename the titles
under edit course as well as encrypt the URL, etc....
* At the beginning of the next semester, I clone the course. The new instructor can
easily go into edit course and rearrange, add or delete problems.
* If I want a published sequence representing the assignments from the course, I can
dump the contents of the course into a directory in construction space and publish
the assignments I created under edit course.
* If the sequence itself is imported, the instructor cannot change the order of problems, nor can
they add problems to the folder.
Let me know if any of this makes sense. A more detailed discussion of this can be provided if you want.
On Jul 2, 2013, at 11:26 AM, Joseph Mingrone wrote:
> I've written lots of problems and would like to assemble them into
> assignments. I gather the intended way to do this is by creating an
> assembled page for each assignment?
> When a student logs in and goes to *Course Contents* he/she sees a list
> (Assignment #1, Assignment #2, ...). The student can then click the
> arrow to the left of each assignment and see a breakdown of the problems
> within an assignment (along with some of the meta data).
> Can I prevent this? If I call a problem "Paired T-test with
> Firefly data" I don't want to tell the student it's a paired t-test.
> I feel like I'm not creating the assignments the way they were intended
> to be created.
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