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Re: Error prevention


From: Isabel Holdsworth
Date: Apr 30, 2018 5:53AM

Thanks everyone. Yes, testing is included in 3.3.4.

So here's how it works:

A student answers question 1. Depending on his answer, he either gets
an easier or a harder question next time around. And so it continues
all the way through the test. There are 1,500 questions, of which the
student must answer 26. So it would be very rare for two students to
answer exactly the same questions.

The tests are timed, so offering the student a whole new test isn't a
feasible option.

I guess we're going to have to document the fail. I'd rather have
found a work-around, but I don't think there is one.

Cheers, Lynn

On 30/04/2018, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 30/04/2018 12:28, Mallory wrote:
>> I would think this falls under Testing. This isn't students' personal data
>> (PI) is it? It's test questions? And it's not them doing banking or
>> agreeing to contracts or the such? So I suspect you fall under a different
>> WCAG guideline with notes on "testing".
> 3.3.4 does include "or that submit user test responses", so it's
> applicable I'd say.
> I'm wondering if offering the user a way to bail out and start again
> (with a different set of randomly generated but dependent questions)
> would be an acceptable workaround here. Failing that, I'd document the
> decision not to allow users to go back and edit individual responses on
> the grounds that it would invalidate the purpose of the test.
> P
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