This example uses Graderworks to grade student's .sldprt files.
Give students a homework assignment.View the example assignment
After the student's finish, the assignment put all of the files into a single folder. The file name of each SOLIDWORKS part file should be consistent so that the student's username can be extracted from the file name.
Configure Graderworks by telling it the location of the SOLIDWORKS files, how to extract the username from the filename, and which file represents the correct answer.
Graderworks will begin by pre-analyzing the correct answer file; then it will loop over all the SOLIDWORKS files extracting information and comparing them to the correct answer. A progress bar at the bottom will show you the percentage of files that have been finished and an estimated time of completion.
When Graderworks is finished, it will export two files: analysis.csv and output.csv. The analysis.csv file will contain files that need to be examined more carefully to determine if a student plagiarized. Open the file.
Graderworks outputs a .csv file, output.csv, which contains the raw data about each file.
In this example, the mass, material, and geometric similarity to the correct answer are used to compute a grade automatically using Microsoft Excel.
Graderworks orginated at Clemson University out of a need to grade 1000s of Solidwork files very quickly.
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