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Student generated content as an assessment

There are a variety of tools that can be used in moodle allowing students to generate reusable learning objects. Click on each of the each on the links below to find out more and how they can be used to get students to generate content to help themselves and their peers learn a particular topic :

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Making online quizzes using Moodle

Frequent in-class quizzes have been associated with positive learning outcomes including increased student achievement, attendance, and confidence (Ruscio, 2001; Wilder, Flood, & Stomsnes, 2001). Frequent quizzing reportedly maintains student study effort and promotes course engagement (Smith et al., 2000; Sporer, 2001). In general students rate the quizzes favorably and believe they are helpful in preparing for in-class examinations. Practice tests help students evaluate their learning and focus study effort accordingly (Maki, 1998).

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How to…. guide – for making quizzes through Articulate quizmaker

This section gives instructional short video clip instructions on how to compelte various taks using Articulate Quizmaker

Getting Started

How do I create a question with customised feedback?

How do I create  quiz with random questions taken from a database of questions?

How to insert my quizmaker quiz into my LMS?

How do I insert hints into my quizmaker questions

Overview of Form View vs. Slide View

Question feedback

How do I set up branching in Articulate Quizmaker

Three things you should know about scoring in Articulate Quizmaker

How do I turn on/off quiz results, or customize my results slides, in Articulate Quizmaker

More advanced features

How do I “jazz-up” my question to look much better than a boring standard computer generated questions, by inserting video, pictures or sound

How do I format my text of my questions

How do I bring in pictures and other media bit by bit – part one – animations

How do I bring in pictures and other media bit by time – part two – timeline

How to use images instead of text in your multiple choice questions

How to use multi “hotposts” within a image in a question

Use a multiple-response question in #Articulate Quizmaker to simulate two questions appearing on one slide

How to give learners remedial help after they’ve used up all their attempts on a question in Articulate Quizmaker

How do synchronize closed captioning and call out graphics with video in Quizmaker

Video-based quizzes in Quizmaker & using Sequence Drop Down for Mad Libs style learning activities

There is also an on-line forum made up from Articulate users throughout the world. It is well worth a visit