The WebCOSY System for Course Management in Distance Education
AbstractThe WebCOSY system is an interactive Web based homework and course
management system that has been developed and used as part of VUBeam, an Internet based
remote Physics M.S. and Ph.D. program at Michigan State
University. Besides supporting problems written within the system, it
has the unique feature of also supporting processing and grading of
student's submissions by arbitrary external programs, and hence
provides rather far-reaching flexibility for the assignment of
homework problems. The system supports and manages databases for
classes, students, scores, graders, as well as homework problems for
re-use in other classes. Written entirely in Perl, the system is
easily managable and portable.
J. Hoefkens, L. Diening, M. Berz, B. Erdelyi, Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching 20(3) (2001) 307-321
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