Posts Tagged ‘make quizzes’

Make a Hotspot Quiz with Multiple Hotspots

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

A hotspot question is a question that requires the quiz taker to click on the correct areas within the image to answer the question. Hotspot questions are used widely in software simulations, geography, and where users have to identify something from a picture. It is an excellent way to add more interactivity to your quizzes by adding hotspot questions.

QuizCreator has the feature of adding hotspot questions to quizzes. The hotspot questions feature allows users to create multiple hotspots in one image with multimedia supported. Let’s take a simple example about how to make hotspot questions with QuizCreator.

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Using YouTube Video to Make Online Quizzes More Engaging

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Curtis J. Bonk said in book “The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education”: “Shared online video sites such as YouTube and Teacher Tube are places where researchers and other educators can share their ideas and activities and put them up on display for their world.” We could see that online videos are good resources to help us make online quizzes and tests engaging and meaningful. Especially on YouTube.com, there is even YouTube Edu and hundreds of colleges and universities with their own channels on YouTube which host many useful course resources.

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8 Ways to Create Online Test

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Online test brings a lot of benefits to assessment: time-saving, flexibility and economical. For test-takers, they can take the online test at their own preferred time – great flexibility. For trainers/teachers, it spares the time to mark the test because the test is graded automatically – big time-saving. For organizations, it saves a lot of cost to employ instructor designers and print millions of test papers – more economical.
As the times progress and society advances, online test will become more and more prevalent in the future assessment work. Thanks to companies develop tons of useful products for us to make online test, they plays an important role in improving productivity to a great online test. This article lists 8 ways to create online test.

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Making Online Quizzes with Google Docs – Part 3 – Grading Quizzes

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

For teachers, grading quiz results for papers manually is definitely a hard job. Google Docs provides a good way for teachers to create online quizzes for teaching and learning, you can view the last posts about creating quizzes and sharing quizzes with Google Docs. But teachers, do you know how to grade the quizzes automatically? If you don’t know, this tutorial will give you the details.

Google Docs supports 7 question types: Text, Paragraph text, Multiple choice, Checkboxes, Choose from a list, Scale and Grid. Only multiple choice questions created by Google Docs can be graded automatically. This tutorial will show you the steps to grade the multiple-choice quiz with Google Docs. (more…)

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Making Online Quizzes with Google Docs – Part 2 – Sharing Quizzes

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

At the last post about creating online quizzes with Google Docs, I showed you the steps to create online quizzes. In this post, I will guide you to share the quizzes you created and then invite others to take quizzes.

As soon as you’re done and your quiz form has been saved, you can go ahead and close this window. Your form will feed into a spreadsheet in Google Docs. The spreadsheet is private by default, even though your form is public.

If you wish, you can share the quiz spreadsheet with others or publish it, but the choice is yours. You can also go in and manually add data to your spreadsheet without having to rely on the form or use the data to make charts. About sharing quiz spreadsheet online to let other take the quiz, there are 2 ways: embed the quizzes to blogs or websites and Email others the quizzes. (more…)

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