Tasks

Task types, variations and quizzes.

Michele de Bes avatarCaitlin Foran avatarChristine Nicholls avatar
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An introduction to TasksAn introduction to Tasks for authors
How to format tables in tasksHow course authors can apply formatting to tables in task elements.
Adding a task to your courseAuthors can add assessed and non-assessed tasks to their courses.
Common fields in tasksA look at the fields that you'll see in all tasks and in most tasks to help simplify learning to use tasks.
Republishing assessed and non-assessed tasksHow to make changes to tasks in active courses for authors.
Options for creating "fill in the table" tasksAuthors have different task options to allow learners to fill in a table

Task typesSee the variety of tasks types available for authors to create engaging tasks.
The short text taskAuthors can create a short text task which lets learners type short answers to questions.
The Multiple choice, and True and false tasksFind out about the Multiple choice task type, and True and false question types and when to use them for authors.
The Choice matrix taskAuthors can use the Choice matrix task type to let learners choose items in one or more rows.
The Rating taskAuthors can create a Rating task that allows learners to choose one item from a list of rating boxes.
The Label with annotations taskAuthors can create a Label with annotations task that allows learners to add their own text annotations anywhere on an image.
The Cloze with drag and drop taskFind out about the Cloze with drag and drop task type and when to use it.
The Cloze with drop down taskHow and when to use the Cloze drop down task type for authors.
The Cloze type response taskAuthors can use the Cloze type response task to allow learners to type a response.
The Label with drag and drop taskAuthors can create a Label with drag and drop task that allows learners to drag and drop items from a list onto an image.
The Label with text taskAuthors can create a Label with text task that allows learners to enter text into response boxes within an image.
The Label with dropdown taskAuthors can create a Label with dropdown task which lets learners label points on an image using a dropdown menu.
The Select hotspots taskAuthors can create a Select hotspots task where they define hotspots on an image that learners can select.
The Text highlight taskAuthors can create a Text highlight task that allows learners to to highlight words, sentences or paragraphs within text. 
The Free highlight taskAuthors can create a Free highlight task that allows learners to draw on top of, or highlight an image.
The file upload taskAuthors can create a File upload task that allows learners to upload and submit one or more files.
The Essay with rich text taskAuthors can create an Essay with rich text task that allows learners to type and style long form essays.
The Audio recording taskAuthors can create a Audio recording task that allows learners to record and upload audio in app.
The Video upload taskAuthors can create a Video upload task that allows learners to record and upload a video in app.
The Ordering taskAuthors can create an Ordering task type for learners to arrange items.
The Matching taskAuthors can create a Matching task which lets learners drag and drop items to match a list.
The Classification taskAuthors can create a Classification task which lets learners drag and drop items into columns of a table.
The Plotting taskAuthors can create a Plotting task that allows learners to add points, lines, and shapes on a coordinate grid.
The Number line taskAuthors can create a Number line task which lets learners drag and drop labels onto a number line.
The Bar chart taskAuthors can create a Bar chart task which lets learners create or modify a bar chart by dragging the bars up or down.
The Line chart taskAuthors can create a Line chart task that allows learners to create or modify line charts.
The Maths cloze manual marked taskHow to use the Maths cloze manual marked task for authors.
The Maths cloze auto-marked taskHow to use the Maths cloze auto-marked task for authors.
Maths essay for authorsHow to use the Maths essay task type for authors.

Overview of marking methods for math fill in the blanks (cloze)Explanations of the different automarking methods available in math fill in the blanks (cloze) for authors.
Using the tasks math editor as an authorCourse authors can format mathematical equations and chemical formulas in tasks.
EquivSymbolic marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivSymbolic marking method for math formula cloze tasks
EquivLiteral marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivLiteral marking method for math formula cloze tasks
EquivValue marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivValue marking method for math formula cloze tasks
IsSimplified marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsSimplified form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
IsFactorised marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsFactorised form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
IsExpanded marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and example of the IsExpanded form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
IsUnit marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsUnit form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
EquivSyntax marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the equivSyntax form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
StringMatch marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the stringMatch form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks
IsTrue marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and an example of the IsTrue form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks