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Re: [seul-edu] Re: quiztg: quiting quiz task group and SEUL-EDU


I was just notified yesterday by Golden Gate University that one of the
classes that I teach is being converted to a "Cyber-Course", so I have
to learn about on-line quizzes. Can you please provide some information?

Emilio G. Milian

rnd@onego.ru wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Daniel P. Kionka wrote:
> >I am dropping out of SEUL-EDU, and since I was officially leader of the
> >quiz task group, I thought I should let everyone know.
> Dan you were very helpful!
> Please, don't delete your pages on quiz surveys.
> >I was interesting in developing or helping with a quiz system because I
> >was teaching an online computer science class at a community college.
> >After doing a few classes I decided that I never want to teach an online
> >class again.  I obviously lost interest in quiz software as well.
> Me too have quit education some time ago, but I still hope that
> my project will come true. (The itch to scratch  has  gone  but
> the obligation to community didn't).
> >My last comment is something I said before and most people disagreed
> >with.  Don't bother creating the world's greatest stand-alone quiz
> >system.  No one is going to use it.  It must be part of a complete
> >system with a bulletin board, email, enrollment, grading, personal web
> >sites, etc.  I used WebCT for my classes, and now I am too spoiled to
> >ever consider a non-integrated package.
> I still don't agree.
> There must be a standalone backend engine. And let frontends be
> integrated to whatever app it  is  needed.  Yes,  it  could  be
> advertised  and  packaged  together  with  some  community-ware
> software and look like "integrated".
> The power of UNIX is coming from the possibility  to  construct
> complexes by combining simpler tools. Or lets rename SEUL
> to SEUW2K ;-)
> Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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