Which should I use – Quizzes, Homeworks or Revision?

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.┬áRevision is not.
  • Homeworks and Revision use CAT and Ebbinghaus schedules. Quizzes do not.

The following table fleshes this out a little. Continue reading

Set homework direct from the Gradebook

Yacapaca Homeworks are different from quizzes, even quizzes that you have set to be done at home. Here’s why:

  • Questions are automatically selected from the question bank, according to the current attainment level of each student.
  • You control the amount of time students should spend, not the number of questions. And Yacapaca measures the time directly; it does not pretend some equivalence of Continue reading