Last month we completed our Quiz Builder project. The aim was to make quiz authoring easier, and to increase quality by encouraging authors to choose the highest-quality available questions in preference to writing new ones.
Did it work? Here are the monthly statistics for February, compared with the same month last year:
|New questions per quiz
Authors created approximately as many quizzes as last Feb (within normal variation) but they Continue reading
I was collecting a few more quizzes for my E-Safety course last night, when I noticed an interesting phenomenon. Although quite a few of the quiz authors have produced quizzes that include specific issues such as Facebook, cyberbullying, chatrooms and Continue reading
I have been in conversation over the past week or so with Zach Ishani from Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Yacapaca’s #17-ranked author. Zach is in the middle of a big authoring project at the moment, and he needs to get up to speed as fast as possible with Quiz Builder.
Zach’s problem is that Continue reading
Today marks a milestone in a long-term project to simplify the authoring experience in Yacapaca. Bits of the new system have been in place for quite some time, but the whole thing is now there, sitting in parallel with Continue reading
You can now include any quiz in any course – even if you did not author the quiz yourself. This enables you to compile courses for any purpose – for example to support your new Computing syllabus – on the fly.
The corollary is also true: you are no longer required to Continue reading