Partial Credit

I’ve just uploaded a new version of Quiz Editon with an important new feature – the Partial Credit question type.
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The Partial Credit question allows you to specify the number of points awarded for each option and the number of options the student can choose. It also allows negative points – so you can have scoring designed to disincentivize guessing (negative marking).
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I also made a five minute Flash presentation showing some of the different ways the partial credit question type can be used.

There’s been a lot of requests for these types of questions on the forum recently – but I must also thank Christopher Munro and Dr. Michael McCabe for the discussing the mechanics of it through the SEXPOT project – that’s Scoring EXemplars and Principles of Objective Testing – six of the multiple choice type questions can be created now with this Partial Credit question and there are some really interesting question types suggested in the final report.

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One Response to Partial Credit

  1. BOOKER TEXT says:

    Hi,I have been reading many comments on your software and still a little unclear if it will suit my needs. However, I need a quiz that will allow unlimited concurrent users; log all users to a database; operate with a payment gateway; custom evaluate for a user score; acess quiz via username and password prompt; Finally,
    does it support Linux, mysql or MS SQL ???
    Thankyou