Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Donald H. Cooley
This report describes an improvement to the Utah State University iNetTest testing system. The iNetTest system allows instructors and/or students to: • Create/take tests with rich sets of question types (multiple choice, essay, true/false, computational programming question, etc.); • Monitor the test takers for cheating; • Auto-grade for many types of questions, as well as group grade for all question types; and • Send scores to students via either email or SMS. Specifically, this report discusses the design and development of an improved computational programming question for the iNetTest system. For programming questions, iNetTest allows for the use of various programming languages including some scripting languages. The improved system makes grading faster and more straightforward by assessing all students’ answers automatically. All enhancements described herein improve iNetTest’s functionality and implement new security layers that protect against the misuse of features and/or functionality.
Dosi, Sushil, "Enhancing iNetTest by Improving the Programming Question and Group Grading" (2011). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 71.