Saturday, February 8, 2014

HOT POTATOES:a freeware tool

This great tool includes six applications to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises which can be published  on the web. You may use it for any purpose.

Tutorial for windows:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/wintutor6/tutorial.htm


Example exercises:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/wintutor6/index.htm


Tutorial for the Masher program:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/wintutor6/mashertutorial.htm

How to write good multiple choice questions:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/mcquestion.htm

How to write good multiple select questions:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/msquestion.htm

How to make a traditional multiple choice test in Jquiz:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/maketest.htm

How to play MP3 files using flash:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/audio.htm

SCORM 1.2 in Hot Potatoes:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/scorm.htm

How to make shuffling questions in JCloze:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/shuffle.htm

Hacking Hot Potatoes:An introduction to customizing your exercises:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/hacking_workshop/index.htm

Hacking in Hot Potatoes:a little knowledge brings you a lot of power:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/hacking_hotpot.htm

How to edit the source files:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/editsource.htm

Documentation for Hot Potatoes source files and placeholders:http://hotpot.uvic.ca/howto/editsource.htm

This is an activity made by me which I inserted in a padlet: