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Featuring Quizzes

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Slides from a professional development session about using quizzes for teaching learning and assessment in Elluminate/Blackboard Collaborate. The session was facilitated in Elluminate

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Featuring Quizzes

  1. 1. Professional development - using Elluminate / Blackboard Collaborate Quizzes for reinforcing learning, formative and summative assessment.<br />The virtual room interface is changing with BbCollaborate11. Some functions are accessed differently. However content & “how to” processes are essentially the same. <br />
  2. 2. What would YOU like to “take-away” today?<br />
  3. 3. The session will be led by what YOU want to know & will also include:<br /><ul><li>Quizzes in Elluminate – alternatives
  4. 4. Whiteboard quizzes
  5. 5. Elluminate Quiz Manager – building, saving, loading and administering quizzes
  6. 6. Practise for yourself</li></li></ul><li>Have you been in Elluminate sessions where Whiteboard quizzes were used?<br /><br />Yes <br />No<br />x<br />
  7. 7. Have you been in Elluminate sessions where the Quiz Manager was used?<br /><br />Yes <br />No<br />x<br />
  8. 8. Simplest is a whiteboard quiz using polling <br />Formative or summative <br />Several successive whiteboards each with a multichoice question<br />Access/time allowed per question managed by Moderator<br />Responses can be hidden to prevent “copying”<br />Capture answers with a “screen capture” of participant answers to whiteboard OR a “PrintScreen” of entire screen<br />The screenshots or recording may evidence participation<br />
  9. 9. Whiteboard Quiz - example<br />Read the task FIRST!<br />1. This is a reading activity<br />2. You will read a text and then answer some questions about the type, features, purpose and content of the text<br />3. Follow the link below and read the text<br />4. Once you have read the text put up your virtual hand <br />
  10. 10. 1. Was the text:<br />A a story<br />B a poem<br />C a news article<br />D a review<br />E a set of instructions<br />
  11. 11. 1. Which of these features was NOT in the text:<br />A paragraph<br />B list<br />C picture<br />D heading<br />E sub-heading<br />
  12. 12. 1. What was the main subject of the text?<br />A feeding a dog<br />B registering a dog with your shire<br />C what to do if you find a lost dog<br />D a dog finding his way home<br />E choosing a dog<br />
  13. 13. What activities do your students do where you might use a whiteboard quiz for formative assessment?<br />
  14. 14. Setting up your quiz<br />3. Set up polling<br />1. Create your task, questions & answers in Powerpoint<br />2. Load into the Elluminate whiteboard<br />
  15. 15. 4. Once all students have answered the question lock the responses.<br />Locking responses prevents any further change to answers.<br />
  16. 16. 5. Screen capture the participant window<br />Select screen capture<br />Set parameters as shown<br />Selected area<br />Encode as png<br />DO NOT Hide app first<br />Capture<br />
  17. 17. Re-size and move the capture window to include participant names and responses <br />Click “Snap” to capture the image<br />Position the capture on the whiteboard<br />
  18. 18. Quiz Manager quiz<br />Formative or summative <br />Quiz window/quiz manager allows multichoice & short answer questions<br />Quiz released to all students at the same time & can be timed or untimed overall<br />Access/time spent per question is student controlled<br />Capture answers with a “screen capture” to the whiteboard OR a “PrintScreen” of your entire screen<br />The screenshots or recording may evidence participation<br />
  19. 19. Quiz Manager is opened in its own window<br />
  20. 20. First – a short quiz for you on Elluminate<br />Time allowed will be 5 minutes<br />App share – administer quiz<br />
  21. 21. What activities do your students do where you might use Quiz Manager for assessment?<br />
  22. 22. You are all about to be Moderators<br />Building a quiz<br />The file transfer document has the steps for you to follow. <br />The next whiteboards show the steps with images<br />We will look at them briefly and then you can roam between them while building your own quiz<br />
  23. 23. Building a quiz<br />Select the “Create a new quiz” icon<br />Give the quiz a title<br />Click the “Add new question” icon<br />
  24. 24. Type in your first question<br />Click the “Add multi-choice” icon to add each of your multiple choice answers<br />You can delete an option or change the order here<br />Click on the cross by the correct answer to change to a tick<br />
  25. 25. Click the “Add short answer” icon to add a short answer<br />Type in your short answer<br />
  26. 26. You can re-order the questions if necessary<br />Once you have finished save your quiz in quiz manager<br />NB to keep your quiz after the room closes you need to save to disc. Do this by selecting the quiz & saving<br />
  27. 27. Now make your own quiz<br />2-3 questions – the file transfer document has the steps <br />You can also move independently between the whiteboards for steps with images<br /><ul><li>Top right of the whiteboard
  28. 28. Untick “Follow moderator”
  29. 29. Tick “Roam”</li></ul>This allows you to move on your own<br />
  30. 30. If time allows – administer quizzes<br />You can save the collected quiz results from Quiz Manager and access them anytime by loading into an Elluminate room<br />You can also save using Screenshots of summaries for each student pasted to whiteboard<br />
  31. 31. Today we have looked at:<br /><ul><li>Quizzes in Elluminate – alternatives
  32. 32. Whiteboard quizzes
  33. 33. Elluminate Quiz Manager – building, saving, loading and administering quizzes
  34. 34. Practise for yourself</li></li></ul><li>Did you learn something new?<br />Polling: = Yes = No <br />What is most useful to you from this session? <br />
  35. 35. Feedback<br />Was the pace of the session?<br />A Too slow<br />B Just right<br />C Too fast<br />
  36. 36. Feedback<br />Was the session (content and activities)?<br />A Interesting<br />B OK<br />C Boring<br />
  37. 37. Feedback<br />How was the session (format and structure)?<br />A Just right – it worked well<br />B OK<br />C Not very good<br />

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