Build your own collection of favourite quizzes

With well over 20,000 separate assessments on Yacapaca, many teachers want to collate a set to use for a particular course. This might be for personal use, or to share with your departmental team.

The way to do this is to create a Course. In Yacapaca, a course is defined as a collection of quizzes, together with description and any associated files. Here are the four steps:

1 Start

Go to More tab -> My Courses

Click on “Compile a new course”. If you don’t see this, you may need to apply for author privileges.

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This quintessential British value should be the basis of our whole curriculum

British values: Rule of law? Individual liberty? Mutual respect? Democracy? Yeah, yeah. Every country from Albania to Zambia claims those. Even insofar as they are true, they are certainly not uniquely British.

So, what is? What really differentiates us from the Germans, Americans, Russians and Chinese? To my mind, it’s… Continue reading

CAT: Computer Adaptive Testing

Computer-adaptive Testing (CAT) has actually been around since the 1970s but it is still little-known and less understood.

How CAT works

Any given CAT assessment is based on a large bank of questions of varying, but known, difficulty on a given topic. The first question is served at Continue reading