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Tools For Online Testing
Testing like this?

I’ve Got Me Leaving
http://youtu.be/s-Qdkj9UcxY
Testing online?
Technology in everyday life classroom
Students: „Digital natives”
Teachers: Lifelong learners
Practice ~ R...
Types of online quizzes
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Paper-based quizzes

suitable for classrooms without computers and Internet access
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Online in...
Types of questions
Multiple choice
T/F
Gap fill
Matching
Puzzles
Short answer
Multiple response
Jumbled sentences
.....
Rule of thumb

Free
User-friendly
a4esl
The Internet TESL
Journal (iteslj.org)
Teacher-made

quizzes

Student-made

quizzes

a4esl
a4esl
offline
easy

editing
feedback
hints
a4esl
Paper-based
Various online formats
Quizzes put on own web server
Quizes hosted on a4esl.org.
EasyTestMaker
Very easy to create
Paper-based
Printable
Downloadable
No interactivity
No frills
ESL Video

Grenade
ESL Video

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Very easy to create & edit
Step by step guide
Very simple embedding on
your blog or website

ESL Video
ESL Video
Automatic

marking
Instant feedback
Scores sent to the teacher

Disadvantage:
Videos: disabled or removed
kubbu
Tutorial for each step and type of quiz
Online quizzes
Printable quizzes
• dominoes, easy cut outs, lists
• answer s...
kubbu
Randomization of questions
Multimedia supported
Different number of points for each answer
Results database
Difficul...
kubbu

Activty results
Activity statistics
Activity permission

Try
Edit
Print

Duplicate/convert
Share
Delete
Kubbu
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Individual students
Groups
• Personal access groups
• Anynoymous access groups
Chat option
Activities:
• p...
Kubbu
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Types of access:
• practice
• exam

Disadvantages:
Different pricing options
Adverts
Limited number of:
• student...
Quizlet
My mission for Quizlet is to make learning not a chore. For example,
I know a lot of teachers assign vocabulary to...
Quizlet
Built-in dictionary
Use of Flickr images
Audio
Create a virtual classroom
Embed on websites and blogs
Share on soc...
Quizlet
•Follow

simple steps
•Unlimited set of flashcards
with flickr images
•Private or public sets
•Edited by the creat...
Quizlet
Different study modes
Games
Print-outs:
tests
cards
lists
Quizlet
Various formats
ProProfs
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Combination of different test types in one quiz
Quiz stats
Embed the quiz on your website or blog
Send...
ProProfs
QuizStar
4Teachers.org
Unlimited free access
Ads placed on instructor and
login pages

QuizStar
QuizStar
Class Manager
Create classes
- public/ private
Class roster
Class bulletin
QuizStar
Quiz Manager
Create and edit quizzes
Attach media files from the
media repository
Assign quizzes to classes
QuizStar
Quiz Manager
Enter the quiz import code to
import a copy of a quiz
created by another educator
Change the font si...
QuizStar
Reports Manager
Quiz result overview
A single student
All students
A quiz question.
Google.docs
Quizzes and online surveys
Automatic timestamp
Compatible
Different themes
No audio/visuals

Google.docs
Google.docs
Access to your quiz:
Email

the form
Send the URL as an invitation
Embed the form on a website
and social n...
Google.docs
Students take the quiz and hit
the submit button
Google.docs
Replies automatically
fill in the spreadsheet

Create formulas
Instant feedback
- response message
Hot Potatoes
Six applications:
multiple-choice
short-answer
jumbled-sentence
crossword
matching/ordering
gap-fill exercise...
Hotpotatoes
Add a time-limit
Show a randomly-selected number of
questions
Shuffle the order of questions and
answers
Insta...
Hot Potatoes



Printable
Upload to own server or wiki
- Hotpotatoes.net = not free!

Your Captivating Eyes

click
Hot Potatoes

Tributes to Steve Jobs
More tools to play with and to
learn with

Worksheet generators
Printables makers
Matching worksheet maker
Tracing sheet c...
More tools to play with and to
learn with
Contains downloadable audio
with matching worksheets
Custom worksheet makers
- m...
More tools to play with and to
learn with
TEFL.net
Worksheet generator :
• Matching worksheets
• Sorting worksheets
• Scra...
Multiple Choice Questions:
Distractors
Reading Comprehension
Listening Comprehension
Use of English – Grammar/Vocabulary
D...
Distractors

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Plausible
Reasonable
Meaningful
Clear
Simple
Relevant
Similar in length
Avoid “all of the ab...
Distractors
Homophones
male - mail
seas - sees - seize
Minimal pairs
wheel - seal
cart - cut
tent - tenth
Phonemic errors
...
Distractors
Contractions
she’d - she’ll
Prefixes or suffixes
repack – repay - replace
fatten - flatten - freshen
Word fami...
Let your students write their
own quizzes!
William Glasser : We learn…
10% of what we READ
20% of what we HEAR
30% of what...
Let your students write their
own quizzes!
Benefits for students
better understanding of the process of test making
coll...
Student-Made Quizzes
Quizlet
Testmoz
Puzzlemaker
Testmoz
no registration
4 types of questions
automatic grading
detailed report
Puzzlemaker
Discovery Education
A puzzle generation tool for
teachers, students and parents
Customized puzzles
Own word li...
Puzzlemaker
Types of puzzles:
Criss-cross
Word

search
Double puzzle
Fallen phrases
Mazes
Letter tiles
Cryptograms
...
Puzzlemaker
Word filter
Thank you!
Email: arjana.blazic@gmail.com
Twitter: @abfromz
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    1. 1. Arjana Blažić Testing, testing…1,2,3 Tools For Online Testing
    2. 2. Testing like this? I’ve Got Me Leaving http://youtu.be/s-Qdkj9UcxY
    3. 3. Or like this?
    4. 4. Testing online? Technology in everyday life classroom Students: „Digital natives” Teachers: Lifelong learners Practice ~ Revision ~ Examination
    5. 5. Types of online quizzes  Paper-based quizzes suitable for classrooms without computers and Internet access  Online interactive quizzes paperless instant feedback automatic marking quiz results analysis virtual classroom sharing reusability multimedia supported randomization of questions different types of questions
    6. 6. Types of questions Multiple choice T/F Gap fill Matching Puzzles Short answer Multiple response Jumbled sentences .....
    7. 7. Rule of thumb Free User-friendly
    8. 8. a4esl The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) Teacher-made quizzes Student-made quizzes a4esl
    9. 9. a4esl offline easy editing feedback hints
    10. 10. a4esl Paper-based Various online formats Quizzes put on own web server Quizes hosted on a4esl.org.
    11. 11. EasyTestMaker Very easy to create Paper-based Printable Downloadable No interactivity No frills
    12. 12. ESL Video Grenade
    13. 13. ESL Video    Very easy to create & edit Step by step guide Very simple embedding on your blog or website ESL Video
    14. 14. ESL Video Automatic marking Instant feedback Scores sent to the teacher Disadvantage: Videos: disabled or removed
    15. 15. kubbu Tutorial for each step and type of quiz Online quizzes Printable quizzes • dominoes, easy cut outs, lists • answer sheet • answer key kubbu
    16. 16. kubbu Randomization of questions Multimedia supported Different number of points for each answer Results database Difficulty indicator Selection of the most difficult question
    17. 17. kubbu Activty results Activity statistics Activity permission Try Edit Print Duplicate/convert Share Delete
    18. 18. Kubbu     Individual students Groups • Personal access groups • Anynoymous access groups Chat option Activities: • public • private
    19. 19. Kubbu  Types of access: • practice • exam Disadvantages: Different pricing options Adverts Limited number of: • students • activities • e-mails • files storage space
    20. 20. Quizlet My mission for Quizlet is to make learning not a chore. For example, I know a lot of teachers assign vocabulary to students, but few students actually "absorb" words into their vocabularies after they take their test. Which kind of defeats the purpose, right? So Quizlet is my response - it aims to make learning fun, thus make learning effective. At the very least, it can help students do better on quizzes and tests even if they don't fully "absorb" their words. Andrew Sutherland founder of Quizlet, a college student Quizlet
    21. 21. Quizlet Built-in dictionary Use of Flickr images Audio Create a virtual classroom Embed on websites and blogs Share on social networking sites Study on the go Disdvantage: Advertisements
    22. 22. Quizlet •Follow simple steps •Unlimited set of flashcards with flickr images •Private or public sets •Edited by the creator or together with other contributors
    23. 23. Quizlet Different study modes Games Print-outs: tests cards lists
    24. 24. Quizlet Various formats
    25. 25. ProProfs      Combination of different test types in one quiz Quiz stats Embed the quiz on your website or blog Send the link by email Share on social networking sites Disadvantages: • • • Advertisments No audio/visuals Score is given after each answer, not at the end ProProfs
    26. 26. ProProfs
    27. 27. QuizStar 4Teachers.org Unlimited free access Ads placed on instructor and login pages QuizStar
    28. 28. QuizStar Class Manager Create classes - public/ private Class roster Class bulletin
    29. 29. QuizStar Quiz Manager Create and edit quizzes Attach media files from the media repository Assign quizzes to classes
    30. 30. QuizStar Quiz Manager Enter the quiz import code to import a copy of a quiz created by another educator Change the font size Number of attempts
    31. 31. QuizStar Reports Manager Quiz result overview A single student All students A quiz question.
    32. 32. Google.docs Quizzes and online surveys Automatic timestamp Compatible Different themes No audio/visuals Google.docs
    33. 33. Google.docs Access to your quiz: Email the form Send the URL as an invitation Embed the form on a website and social networking sites
    34. 34. Google.docs Students take the quiz and hit the submit button
    35. 35. Google.docs Replies automatically fill in the spreadsheet Create formulas Instant feedback - response message
    36. 36. Hot Potatoes Six applications: multiple-choice short-answer jumbled-sentence crossword matching/ordering gap-fill exercises Hot Potatoes is freeware Hot Potatoes
    37. 37. Hotpotatoes Add a time-limit Show a randomly-selected number of questions Shuffle the order of questions and answers Instant feedback Hints
    38. 38. Hot Potatoes   Printable Upload to own server or wiki - Hotpotatoes.net = not free! Your Captivating Eyes click
    39. 39. Hot Potatoes Tributes to Steve Jobs
    40. 40. More tools to play with and to learn with Worksheet generators Printables makers Matching worksheet maker Tracing sheet creator Spaghetti string generator Reading activity wizard Word search maker Dice maker Puzzle maker Maze maker Board games maker Handout creator Certificate maker Comic strip dialogue maker Listening test worksheet maker Tools for educators
    41. 41. More tools to play with and to learn with Contains downloadable audio with matching worksheets Custom worksheet makers - mix and match 123.Listening
    42. 42. More tools to play with and to learn with TEFL.net Worksheet generator : • Matching worksheets • Sorting worksheets • Scrambled worksheets Wordlearner Record your voice Quia Free 30-day trial period
    43. 43. Multiple Choice Questions: Distractors Reading Comprehension Listening Comprehension Use of English – Grammar/Vocabulary Difficulty of construction Time-consuming
    44. 44. Distractors         Plausible Reasonable Meaningful Clear Simple Relevant Similar in length Avoid “all of the above” or “none of the above”
    45. 45. Distractors Homophones male - mail seas - sees - seize Minimal pairs wheel - seal cart - cut tent - tenth Phonemic errors think –thing think – sink Phrasal verbs take up – take after – take off
    46. 46. Distractors Contractions she’d - she’ll Prefixes or suffixes repack – repay - replace fatten - flatten - freshen Word families excited- excitedly – exciting Collocations strong traffic – heavy traffic Idioms pull someone’s leg – pull someone’s arm
    47. 47. Let your students write their own quizzes! William Glasser : We learn… 10% of what we READ 20% of what we HEAR 30% of what we SEE 50% of what we SEE and HEAR 70% of what is DISCUSSED with OTHERS 80% of what is EXPERIENCED PERSONALLY 95% of what we TEACH TO SOMEONE ELSE
    48. 48. Let your students write their own quizzes! Benefits for students better understanding of the process of test making collaborative, student-centered learning peer evaluation may reduce test anxiety better test skills EFL classroom becomes a more comfortable learning environment
    49. 49. Student-Made Quizzes Quizlet Testmoz Puzzlemaker
    50. 50. Testmoz no registration 4 types of questions automatic grading detailed report
    51. 51. Puzzlemaker Discovery Education A puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents Customized puzzles Own word lists Printed out, not saved Puzzlemaker
    52. 52. Puzzlemaker Types of puzzles: Criss-cross Word search Double puzzle Fallen phrases Mazes Letter tiles Cryptograms Hidden messages
    53. 53. Puzzlemaker Word filter
    54. 54. Thank you! Email: arjana.blazic@gmail.com Twitter: @abfromz Pinterest: bit.ly/abfromzQuizzes

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