Quizzes, Homeworks and Revision all draw on the same question bank, so what is the difference and which should you use? The key elements are that:
- Quizzes and Homeworks are assigned. Revision is not.
- Homeworks and Revision use CAT and Ebbinghaus schedules. Quizzes do not.
The following table fleshes this out a little.
|Who is in control?||teacher||teacher||student|
|Limited by||# questions||time||time|
|Questions selected by||author||CAT||CAT|
|Topic bias||n/a||Most recent dominates||Even coverage|
|Questions matched to student level||no||yes||yes|
|Ebbinghaus revision schedule||no||yes||yes|
|Detailed results reporting||yes||no||no|
|Teacher can set a deadline||yes||yes||no|
|Access on desktop or mobile devices||yes||yes||yes|
|Reported in Gradebook||yes||yes||yes|
|Boosts results if used consistently||yes||yes||yes|