Quizzes.Next: Text Matching for the Future! (Specify Close Enough Answers)

Idea created by Louis Barry on Mar 4, 2019
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    • Steven Schwamenfeld
    • Louis Barry
    • Paul Tankovich

    The idea is to create new text match option for auto grading which combines "Specify Correct Answers" with the "Close Enough" option. It could simply be called "Specify Close Enough Answers."

     

    I believe this would make the auto grader much more powerful and useful since, currently, there is no automatic way of offering any wiggle room for questions with more than one possible answer (and to ignore capitalization, which often varies from submission to submission.)

     

    I imagine the implementation could look something like this:

     

    Choose Close Enough Answers

     

     

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