Maple T.A. Essay Question
Using the essay question type, you create a question that the student answers in a text region. Grading is not performed on essay questions. For information on creating questions, making assignments, and exporting Maple T.A. course modules, see
Overview of Maple T.A. Integration
Algorithmic variables can be used to create questions that contain randomly generated parameters. You can refer to algorithmic variables in the Question, Hints, and Feedback input regions, as well as in other variable definitions. To reference an algorithmic variable, include "`$variable`" as text or 2-D Math, for example, x := `$myvariable`. Adding algorithmic variables to the question is optional.
Define your algorithmic variables in the following execution group. To include more variables, add more execution groups. If your assignment contains more than one algorithmic variable, ensure that the variable names are unique.
||variable := expression;
The question can contain text, 2-D Math, plots, images, and algorithmic variables. To insert a plot in a question, use the
Enter the full contents of the question in the following text region.
Replace this text with the question content.
Enter the rows and columns for the response text region in the following text regions.
A question can offer hints to students when requested. Hints can contain text, 2-D Math, and algorithmic variables. Adding hints to the question is optional.
Enter the hints in the following table. You can provide up to three hints.
Replace this text with hint 1.
Replace this text with hint 2.
Replace this text with hint 3.