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Task types, variations and quizzes.

An overview of tasksAs an author, you can add tasks to your course to engage and assess learners.

How to add 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.

The short text taskAuthors can create a short text task which lets learners type short answers to questions.

Task typesSee the variety of tasks types available for authors to create engaging tasks.

The Multiple choice, and True and false tasksAuthors can use the multiple choice task type to let learners select one or more items in list and be automatically marked.

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 taskAuthors can create cloze tasks that let learners drag and drop responses to fill in the blanks.

The cloze with drop down taskAuthors can create cloze tasks that let learners choose a response from a drop down menu to fill in the blanks.

The cloze type response taskAuthors can create cloze tasks that let learners type a response to fill in the blanks.

The label with drag and drop taskAuthors can create label with drag and drop tasks that let learners drag and drop items from a list onto an image.

The label with text taskAuthors can create label with text tasks that let learners enter text into response boxes within an image.

The label with dropdown taskAuthors can create label with dropdown tasks which let learners label points on an image using a dropdown menu.

The select hotspots taskAuthors can create select hotspots tasks where they define hotspots on an image that learners can select.

The text highlight taskAuthors can create text highlight tasks that let learners highlight words, sentences or paragraphs within text.

The free highlight taskAuthors can create free highlight tasks that let learners draw on top of, or highlight an image.

The file upload taskAuthors can create file upload tasks that let learners upload and submit one or more files.

The essay with rich text taskAuthors can create essay with rich text tasks that allow learners to type and style long form essays.

The audio recording taskAuthors can create audio recording tasks that let learners record and upload audio in-app.

The video upload taskAuthors can create video upload tasks that let learners record and upload a video in-app.

The ordering taskAuthors can create ordering tasks which let learners to arrange items in a list.

The matching taskAuthors can create matching tasks which let learners drag and drop items to match a list.

The classification taskAuthors can create classification tasks which let learners drag and drop items into columns of a table.

The plotting taskAuthors can create plotting tasks that let learners add points, lines, and shapes on a coordinate grid.

The number line taskAuthors can create number line tasks which let learners drag and drop labels onto a number line.

The bar chart taskAuthors can create bar chart tasks which let learners create or modify a bar chart by dragging the bars up or down.

The line chart taskAuthors can create line chart tasks that allow learners to create or modify line charts.

The maths cloze manual marked taskAuthors can create a maths task which can be manually marked by a facilitator.

The maths cloze automarked taskAuthors can create a maths task which can be automatically marked by a the system.

The maths essay taskAuthors can create a maths essay task which lets learners type mathematical and/or scientific formula (to be marked by a facilitator).

An overview of marking templatesWhen creating a manually marked task, authors can choose from a set of marking templates which give facilitator different marking options.

How to choose the right marking template for your contextA look at the learner and facilitator task view to help you, as an author, choose the right marking template.

An overview of automarked tasksAuthors can create tasked that can be automatically marked by the system. Find out how this looks for learners and facilitators.

An overview of the Match all possible responses option when creating a taskAuthors can create tasks with many possible correct answers and can mix and match across all alternate answers when automarking.

How you can use a multiple choice task as a checklist or open-ended taskAuthors can set up multiple choice and/or choice matrix as checklists or open-ended tasks.

How to add feedback per responseAuthors can add Feedback per response for some task types, to give feedback specific to each response a learner answered.

How to add a quiz to your courseAuthors can create assessed or non-assessed quizzes made up of a number of tasks.

An overview of quiz settingsWhen authors create quizzes, they have a range of settings to choose.

How to create a quiz with randomisationAuthors can create quizzes which serve learners up a set number of tasks from within a task group (theme)

An overview of task variationsTask variations allow you to give learners a different version of a task at random. Find out how and why to use task variations.

Republishing task variationsThe options you have as an author for republishing changes to variations of a task when you have learners actively studying the course.

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.

How to use the EquivSymbolic marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivSymbolic marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the equivLiteral marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivLiteral marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the equivValue marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the EquivValue marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the isSimplified marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsSimplified form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the isFactorised marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsFactorised form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the IsExpanded marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and example of the IsExpanded form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the isUnit marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the IsUnit form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the equivSyntax marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the equivSyntax form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the stringMatch marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and examples of the stringMatch form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks

How to use the isTrue marking method for maths clozeAn explanation and an example of the IsTrue form checking marking method for math formula cloze tasks