Computer Algebra Based Assessment of Mathematics Online

Abstract : 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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Laura Naismith, Christopher J Sangwin. Computer Algebra Based Assessment of Mathematics Online. 8th Annual CAA Conference, 2004, Loughborough, United Kingdom. pp.235-242. ⟨hal-00190141⟩

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