Hot Potatoes
Introduction - Features <ul><li>JCloze  – Gap-fill exercise </li></ul><ul><li>JQuiz  – Question-based exercise, example MC...
INSTALLATION OF HOT POTATOES  Step 1: Download from  http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
<ul><li>Step 2: Select and download the installation files depending on    your operating system. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 3: A command box will pop up for the installation,      select a drive to install the program in.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 1:  Open the program. </li></ul>CREATING QUESTIONS WITH HOT POTATOES
<ul><li>Step 2:  Click on the “JCloze” potato to begin creating a    gap-filled exercise. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 3: Insert the title at the top row </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 4: Type the question with answers.  </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5: To create the blank, highlight the word to be m...
<ul><li>Step 6: Clues and alternative answers can be provided. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 7: Export the file to Hot Potato Webpage when the quiz    is done. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Step 8: A box will pop up to prompt you to name the file    and select the format of the file. </li></ul>
<ul><li>(i) Select “View the exercise in my browser”  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The file will be created and saved in your computer.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>(ii) Select “Upload the file to the hotpotatoes.net Website” to upload to the websites.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The program will prompt you to type in the user name.  </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a new user, click on “Create a...
<ul><li>The program will create a password for you. </li></ul><ul><li>After typing in the password, you can select to view...
Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Lesson 1: (2 Periods- Classroom) </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will introduce to students the...
Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson:
<ul><li>Lesson 2: (Take-home activity- Online) </li></ul><ul><li>Students will critique another group’s work by posting co...
Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Lesson 3: (2 p...
Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Teacher follow-up: </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will upload students’ questions to Hot potat...
PEDAGOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Student-Centered Learning </li></ul><ul><li>When students come up with questions on Hot Po...
TECHNOLOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Ease of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Scores are computed automatically by the program whic...
TECHNOLOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Ease of Access </li></ul><ul><li>Questions easily accessed through the URLs </li></ul><u...
LIMITATIONS <ul><li>Lack of social affordance; Students cannot offer their comments through the program during the critiqu...
LIMITATIONS <ul><li>The scores obtained by the students cannot be tracked down by the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>The teache...
Appendix 1 <ul><li>Students critiquing one another’s work </li></ul>
Appendix 2 <ul><li>URLs of students’ works posted on class wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Reactions of acids: </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Hot Potatoes
  2. 2. Introduction - Features <ul><li>JCloze – Gap-fill exercise </li></ul><ul><li>JQuiz – Question-based exercise, example MCQ </li></ul><ul><li>JCross – Cross-word exercise </li></ul><ul><li>JMix – Jumbled-sentence exercise </li></ul><ul><li>JMatch – Matching exercise </li></ul>
  3. 3. INSTALLATION OF HOT POTATOES Step 1: Download from http://hotpot.uvic.ca/
  4. 4. <ul><li>Step 2: Select and download the installation files depending on your operating system. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Step 3: A command box will pop up for the installation, select a drive to install the program in. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Step 1: Open the program. </li></ul>CREATING QUESTIONS WITH HOT POTATOES
  7. 7. <ul><li>Step 2: Click on the “JCloze” potato to begin creating a gap-filled exercise. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Step 3: Insert the title at the top row </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Step 4: Type the question with answers. </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5: To create the blank, highlight the word to be missing from the sentence and click on the button “Add Gap”. </li></ul>Highlight the word to be missing Click to add gap
  10. 10. <ul><li>Step 6: Clues and alternative answers can be provided. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Step 7: Export the file to Hot Potato Webpage when the quiz is done. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Step 8: A box will pop up to prompt you to name the file and select the format of the file. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>(i) Select “View the exercise in my browser”  </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The file will be created and saved in your computer.  </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>(ii) Select “Upload the file to the hotpotatoes.net Website” to upload to the websites.  </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The program will prompt you to type in the user name. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a new user, click on “Create a demo account for me on hotpotatoes.net” and click “OK”. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>The program will create a password for you. </li></ul><ul><li>After typing in the password, you can select to view the page as public or private. Then a URL will be created. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Lesson 1: (2 Periods- Classroom) </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will introduce to students the five applications of Hot potatoes. </li></ul><ul><li>  Students are spilt into groups of 5 to come up with questions based on the application that they have chosen to deal with. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are to post up the questions created on class wiki page- http://chem3b.pbworks.com/FrontPage </li></ul>Student- centred Lesson:
  19. 19. Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson:
  20. 20. <ul><li>Lesson 2: (Take-home activity- Online) </li></ul><ul><li>Students will critique another group’s work by posting comments on class wiki. - Refer to Appendix 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Each student will be given a set of Hot potatoes manual to bring home and read. </li></ul>Student- centred Lesson:
  21. 21. Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Lesson 3: (2 periods- Computer Lab) </li></ul><ul><li>Students will edit their questions using the suggestions from teacher and classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create the questions using Hot potatoes application. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will send the questions created to the teacher via email. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Student- centred Lesson: <ul><li>Teacher follow-up: </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will upload students’ questions to Hot potatoes website. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will post the respective URLs onto the class wiki. – Refer to Appendix 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to access the questions using the class blog which will allow them to revise their work on the topic or as self-assessment. </li></ul>
  23. 23. PEDAGOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Student-Centered Learning </li></ul><ul><li>When students come up with questions on Hot Potatoes, it allows them to revise their concepts on the topic </li></ul><ul><li>By seeking alternatives and providing hints to questions, it trains their thinking skills </li></ul>
  24. 24. TECHNOLOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Ease of Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Scores are computed automatically by the program which allow students to monitor their progress easily </li></ul><ul><li>Hints are provided to guide students through questions which they are unsure of </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of Use </li></ul><ul><li>It is a relatively easy to use program; students should be able to use the different applications easily with a demonstration and a manual provided </li></ul>
  25. 25. TECHNOLOGICAL AFFORDANCES <ul><li>Ease of Access </li></ul><ul><li>Questions easily accessed through the URLs </li></ul><ul><li>Students can do the questions anytime as revision on the topic </li></ul>
  26. 26. LIMITATIONS <ul><li>Lack of social affordance; Students cannot offer their comments through the program during the critiquing process, thus a class blog is used </li></ul><ul><li>Animations cannot be inserted into the different applications in the program </li></ul><ul><li>In setting short answer questions, the answers have to be precise with alternatives offered if necessary </li></ul>
  27. 27. LIMITATIONS <ul><li>The scores obtained by the students cannot be tracked down by the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher cannot track whether the students have attempted the questions </li></ul>
  28. 28. Appendix 1 <ul><li>Students critiquing one another’s work </li></ul>
  29. 29. Appendix 2 <ul><li>URLs of students’ works posted on class wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Reactions of acids: </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk1.hotpotatoes.net/ex/46421/CKTAXOFD.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk1.hotpotatoes.net/ex/47432/RGFMFKAC.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://uk1.hotpotatoes.net/ex/47432/REIRYSZT.php </li></ul><ul><li>General questions: http://uk1.hotpotatoes.net/ex/46421/RCJTTGVS.php </li></ul>
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