The Quiz activity enables a teacher to create out-of-class quizzes comprising questions of various types, including multiple choice, matching, short-answer and numerical. See Active quiz if
you wish to use a quiz in a face-to-face lecture/tutorial (ie in class), with a classroom of computers/tablets/phones (devices).
Good practice guides and tip sheets have been developed to support quality in both curriculum design and teaching practice. Good practice guides provide a pedagogical overview and tip sheets provide you with practical strategies and ideas for implementation.
Links to quiz-related resources are provided below. Browse all tip sheets and good practice guides
The better your planning, the less likely you are to run into a problem once students start doing the quiz. Therefore, it is advised that you have a process for creating your quiz. Your college may have policies or guidelines around quizzes.
Whether you are starting from scratch or revising a current quiz, these concepts, planning questions
and tips may help:
What is your quiz's purpose? The answer will determine the settings you choose when you create the quiz.
You've created your quiz and added questions. If you are confident the quiz is ready, It is a good idea to preview it to see if it works before making it available to students. When you preview the quiz you will experience it as a student.
Reviewing your quiz (question validity, student experience and learning outcomes, alignment with topic learning outcomes) entails collecting data, analysing the data, and acting on it. Your data may also include student feedback – verbally and electronically.
This step feeds into future quiz planning (step 1).