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Modified files:
Chart_Output_Formats.tex
Course_Disable_Discussion.tex
Statistics_Sequence.tex
Log:
made grammatical changes to several files. Re-workding and fixing typos. ----------------------------------------------------------------------

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--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Chart_Output_Data.tex:1.6	Sun Jun 19 13:58:59 2005
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Chart_Output_Data.tex	Mon Aug  7 15:05:37 2006
@@ -5,9 +5,9 @@
The data which can be output by the chart is described below.

\begin{itemize}
-\item \textbf{Scores Summary}
+\item \textbf{Scores Summary: }
The overall scores on each sequence are displayed.
-\item \textbf{Scores Per Problem}
+\item \textbf{Scores Per Problem: }
The students scores on every assessment in the selected sequences are
displayed.  student received that many points on the problem.
A '*'
@@ -15,14 +15,15 @@
and shows all scores properly. \\
\begin{tabular}{cl}
\textbf{0-9}&Current student score on the problem.\\
-\textbf{*}&Student score on the problem was not a single digit (Excel and CSV output do\\ not have this limitation). \\
+\textbf{*}&Student score on the problem was not a single digit
+(Excel and CSV output do not have this limitation). \\
\textbf{d}&Student saved a draft solution but has not submitted a solution.\\
\textbf{x}&Student was excused from the problem. \\
\textbf{blank}&Student has not attempted the problem. \\
\end{tabular}
\item \textbf{Tries}
-    The number of tries a student required to complete each problem
+    The number of tries a student took to complete each problem
successfully is displayed.  The values are displayed as follows:\\
\begin{tabular}{cl}
\textbf{1-9}& Number of attempts before the student got the problem right. \\
--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Chart_Output_Formats.tex:1.3	Sun Jun 19 13:58:59 2005
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Chart_Output_Formats.tex	Mon Aug  7 15:05:37 2006
@@ -5,20 +5,20 @@
The following are the output formats currently available for the chart.

\begin{itemize}
Output HTML with each symbol linked to the problem which generated it.
Problems the students have not attempted are not linked to. By including links,
the output web page can become very large. If your browser crashes on the
full display, try selecting less folders to view or choose to output the HTML
+\item \textbf{HTML, with all links: }
Output HTML with each symbol linked to the problem which generated it.
the output web page can become very large. If your browser crashes on the
-full display, try selecting less folders to view or choose to output the HTML
+full display, try selecting less folders to view, or choose to output the HTML
-Output HTML without any links to any of the students homework problems.
+Output HTML without any links to any of the students' homework problems.
\item \textbf{Excel}
Output an Excel 95 compatible file.  Excel is limited to 256 columns, so you
may be asked to reduce the number of sequences or folders you have selected.
--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Course_Disable_Discussion.tex:1.6	Tue May  3 13:05:25 2005
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Course_Disable_Discussion.tex	Mon Aug  7 15:05:37 2006
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
By default, all users of a course can use the discussion features
LON-CAPA provides. Only Course Coordinators have permission to disable
discussion for a course. A Course Coordinator can also disallow
-resource discussion for specific roles or specific users.
+resource discussion for specific roles or for specific users.

To disable discussion, do the following:

@@ -19,4 +19,4 @@
\item Click the \fbox{Set Course Environment} button.
\end{enumerate}

-NOTE: Your changes will be visible the next time you log in, or by clicking the \fbox{re-initializing course} button on the \textbf{Course Documents} screen, whichever comes first.
+NOTE: Your changes will be visible the next time you log in, or by \fbox{re-initializing course} .
@@ -14,4 +14,4 @@

\end{enumerate}

-NOTE: Your changes will be visible the next time you log in, or by clicking the \fbox{re-initializing course} button on the \textbf{Course Documents} screen, whichever comes first.
+NOTE: Your changes will be visible the next time you log in, or by \fbox{re-initializing course} .
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
\item On the Grade All screen, you will see a table of student grade data for your class or selected section. You have two options:
\begin{itemize}
\item \textbf{Assign a common grade for the class or section}: Select the point value you wish
-to assign in the box under the Assign Common Grade to Class heading.  You may also wich to excuse a problem.  Excusing a problem will remove the problem score from the total IF the student has not already received credit on the problem.  For example, say your folder is worth 15 points.  The students who have credit on the problem will get their total score out of 15 points, however, the students who have not received credit will get their total score out of 14 points.
+to assign in the box under the Assign Common Grade to Class heading.  You may also wish to excuse a problem.  Excusing a problem will remove the problem score from the total IF the student has not already received credit on the problem.  For example, say your folder is worth 15 points.  The students who have credit on the problem will get their total score out of 15 points; however, the students who have not received credit will get their total score out of 14 points.
\item \textbf{Assign scores for specific students}: Input the point value you want to assign to each student in the appropriate location.
\end{itemize}
\item Click \textbf{Submit Changes}. The Current Grade Status Screen will display.
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@

LON-CAPA automatically grades all online homework problems by default except
-for essay problems. However, the Instructor or Course Coordinator have
+for essay problems. However, the Instructor and Course Coordinator both have
permission to override the computer scores and submit their own grades.
To access the PGRD screen:

@@ -14,13 +14,13 @@
\item Optionally, select the desired section and student status from the drop down menus.
\item Select one of the following:
\begin{enumerate}
-    \item \textbf{Current Resource: For one or more students}: For Grading of Viewing Submissions for one of more students. After selecting this option, perform the following steps:
+    \item \textbf{Current Resource: For one or more students}: For Grading of Viewing Submissions for one or more students. After selecting this option, perform the following steps:
\begin{enumerate}
-      \item Select the students you want to limit your selection from using one of the following choices:
+      \item Select the students you want included using one of the following choices:
\begin{itemize}
\item students with any status: any student in the course or selected section
\item students with submissions: any student who submitted an answer
-        \item students with ungraded submissions: any student who submitted an answer or essay to a hand-graded problem which you have yet to grade.
\item students with incorrect submissions: any student who has made a submission which the computer or instructor has marked incorrect.
\end{itemize}
\item Click the {[}Next{]} button.
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@

\begin{itemize}
-\item At the Grade by Folder/Page/Sequence screen, using the pull down menu to select the folder with problems you wish to grade. (By default the folder listed is the folder the current problem resides in.)
+\item At the Grade by Folder/Page/Sequence screen, use the pull down menu to select the folder with problems you wish to grade. (By default, the folder listed is the folder the current problem resides in.)
\item Select \textbf{Yes} or \textbf{No} to view problem text.
\item Select Submission detail level you wish to view.
\item Select the student.
@@ -1,12 +1,12 @@

Click {[}Browse{]} to browse your machine to find a CSV file and then click
-{[}Upload{]}. On the next screen, specify which data is in which column. Your csv
+{[}Upload{]}. On the next screen, specify which data is in which column. Your CSV
file needs the username, partial credit factor, domain name of msu,
and the problem status for each student. If you set a weight of 10
-for your problem and the student gets all 10 points then you assign
+for your problem and the student gets all 10 points, then you assign
the student a partial credit of 1. A student who gets 8/10 has 0.8
-for her partial credit factor. Below is an example csv snippet: \\
+for her partial credit factor. Below is an example CSV snippet: \\

thoma5678,0.6,msu,correct\_by\_override\\
smith1234,0.8,msu,correct\_by\_override\\
--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Statistics_Sequence.tex:1.3	Sun Jun 19 13:58:59 2005
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Statistics_Sequence.tex	Mon Aug  7 15:05:38 2006
@@ -12,8 +12,8 @@

\item \textbf{Score} and \textbf{Count} Statistics

-For both the score, the product of the problem weight and the percent awarded,
-and the count, the number of problem parts correct, the following data are
+For the score, the product of the problem weight, the percent awarded,
+the count, and the number of problem parts correct, the following data are
computed:

\begin{itemize}

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