Computer algebra based assessment of mathematics online
conference contributionposted on 2006-05-25, 15:32 authored by Laura Naismith, Christopher J. Sangwin
In this paper, we investigate computer algebra based assessment of mathematics online, with a focus on undergraduate students. Introducing a computer algebra system to assist in marking allows a paradigm shift from teacher-provided answers to student-provided answers. The Computer Algebra Based Learning and Evaluation (CABLE) system is presented as an open source infrastructure for mathematical learning objects. Features of the CABLE system, including the modular design, database structure, learning object specification and learning object contextualisation are described and areas for future work are identified.
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CitationNAISMITH and SANGWIN, 2004. Computer Algebra Based Assessment of Mathematics Online. IN: Proceedings of the 8th CAA Conference, Loughborough: Loughborough University
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