There are currently two modes for an assignment collection: pass all or pass one. I would like to generalize this to pass n out of m assignments (where n <= m). n == m corresponds to 'pass all', n == 1 corresponds to 'pass one'. n == (m - 1) corresponds to a collection of which one can be skipped (or alternatively the last assignment compensates for another assignment missed earlier).

The grading scheme should be to select the n highest grades from the submissions and computer their (weighted) average. If fewer than n assignments have been submitted the grade should be maxed at the passing grade minus a half grade point.

Submitted by Eelco Visser on 29 December 2014 at 23:55

On 30 December 2014 at 21:41 Eelco Visser tagged pl-course

On 30 December 2014 at 21:47 Eelco Visser tagged 48.1

On 10 January 2015 at 16:08 Eelco Visser tagged 44

On 10 January 2015 at 16:08 Eelco Visser removed tag 48.1

On 10 January 2015 at 16:08 Eelco Visser tagged urgent

On 19 February 2015 at 09:56 Elmer van Chastelet removed tag 44

On 19 February 2015 at 09:56 Elmer van Chastelet tagged 48

On 18 April 2015 at 22:11 Eelco Visser tagged assessment

On 22 February 2016 at 10:01 Eelco Visser commented:

Elmer: I needed this last year. I really need it now.


On 24 February 2016 at 09:39 Elmer van Chastelet commented:

Subassignments with weight 0.0 are to be ignored for both n and m.


On 24 February 2016 at 10:41 Elmer van Chastelet commented:

Edit: Just decided to take all sub-assignments in consideration for n. In case the weight of one sub-assignment is set to 0.0, it won't contribute to the grade, but it contributes to the n passed assignments.

The grades that contribute to the avg grade of the collections are the n highest grades that have pass. If there are not enough passed assignments, it also takes the remaining failed submissions in order of highest grade first to calculate the average avg.The eventual grade will be:
if( passed n assignments) -> avg
else -> min( avg , minimum-0.5)


On 24 February 2016 at 13:46 Eelco Visser commented:

(1) hidden assignments should be ignored

(2) I don't think it makes sense to include assignments with weight 0

(3) otherwise agreed


On 24 February 2016 at 13:52 Guido Wachsmuth commented:

Not sure if this belongs here, but support for O/V assignments, which need to be passed for the course, but do not contribute to the overall grade, do not fit very well with the current handling of assignments with 0.0 weights but passing requirements.


On 12 October 2016 at 09:52 Elmer van Chastelet removed tag 48

On 12 October 2016 at 09:52 Elmer van Chastelet tagged 46.5

On 12 October 2016 at 09:52 Elmer van Chastelet closed this issue.

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