The core of the Yacapaca mission is to take as much of the drudge work out of teaching as possible, to leave you free to actually teach. After you have run a quiz, Yacapaca presents you with automated gap analysis*. Here is how to use it.
From the Assignments tab, click on the Continue reading
Yacapaca has a very sophisticated built-in revision management system for all our most popular subjects, and it is very easy to set up. Here’s how.
1. Enable revision topics
Students tab > Student sets > Actions > Topics for Revision
- Keep it short.
Students will do 5 minutes per day quite happily. Keep your assignment to a single quiz, at least until you have feedback from the students.
- Explain the principle to your students.
They many not be used to homeworks that enforce a daily routine, and some will moan like heck at you that they can’t do it all at once.
- Demand, and enforce, the first attempt on the first day.
If the majority of your students leave homework until the last minute of the last day, they will get caught out and may feel you have deliberately trapped them.
- To track progress, sort results by Attempts.
Assignments > Results > Results (beta) > click on the top of the Attempts column.
- To check completion, sort results by Mark.
Assignments > Results > Results in detail > Sort by Mark, and look for those who scored >80%.
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When assigning, you will find the setup dialog has changed slightly. There is a new item “Mode”.
When you change this, you see Continue reading