What is Quia?<br /><ul><li>Quia is pronounced key-ah and is short for Quintessential Instructional Archive
It is a site where teachers can create and share learning activities.
Students can benefit from the resources their teachers create and those of hundreds of other educators.</li></li></ul><li>Quia tools include…<br />Templates for creating 16 types of online activities<br />Anonline testing system with automatic grading, immediate feedback, and detailed reporting<br />Online surveys for gathering student and teacher feedback<br />A class Web page creator to share Quia activities and class announcements with students and parents<br />Access to thousands of shared activities and quizzes from over 300 categories<br />
With Quia Web you can create…<br />Games<br />Quizzes<br />Flash cards<br />Surveys<br />Word Searches<br />Web pages<br />
Quia is not free!<br /><ul><li>However, there is a free, 30-day trial.
A one-year individual subscription to Quia costs only $49.</li></ul>Free, 30 Day Trial<br />
How do students access your materials?<br />When you enter the list of student names, Quiawill create an account for each student. Each student will have a username and a password. You, the instructor, will have complete control over the accounts and can look up students' usernames and passwords.<br />
Why it’s an example of a web 2.0 tool<br />Web application<br />Informational sharing<br />Interoperability<br />User-centered design<br />Interactive<br />Shared on the web<br />
How it can be incorporated into education<br />Preview or review of a lesson<br />Study guide<br />Memorization<br />Quiz/Test student knowledge or understanding<br />Absent students<br />Jazz up your curriculum!<br />