Simplified Drawing/Graphing and Text Submission Tool

Case ID:
UO-07-34
Web Published:
5/27/2009
Description:

 

This web-based tool allows users to create and submit computer-generated diagrams and technical drawings simply and effortlessly, with particular application for online homework and testing.  It has been successfully used with Economics classes at the University of Oregon

 

The tool is designed to be simple and intuitive: users would not need any previous skill with graphics software.  "Shape Tool Boxes" contain the visual building blocks of the diagrams to be created (different tool boxes can be created for different applications) and the resulting diagram is saved as a .jpeg file. 

 

The software also includes tools to create users, administer and grade submitted graphs and text, define and display correct answers, as well as a gradebook viewable by students and instructors. 

 

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Patent Information:
Category(s):
Education & Training
For Information, Contact:
Orca Merwin
University of Oregon
omerwin@uoregon.edu
Inventors:
Garron Hale
Zack Ham
Cathleen Leue
Keywords:
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