Minimal Mark-Up of multiple choice exams using XML

Biomedical Multimedia Unit, University of Melbourne
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Conference Proceeding
Proceedings of ASCILITE 2001, 2001, pp. 101 - 104
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We describe a minimal XML mark-up for multiple choice exams. In our system, exams may be generated at anytime, by choosing a subset of questions from a pool. Furthermore, the system randomises the order of the choices within each chosen question. Thus a student may sit the exam many times. Our first version of this system has been described elsewhere. In this paper, we discuss the limitations of our first system that led to our current work, and give a description of the new system features, including XML tags for supporting collaborative authoring.
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