What can JEST do for you? JEST Quizzes - formative assessments JEST Tutorials JEST Case Presentations JEST Flash Cards Create the following:
Who can use JEST? Faculty Students Staff Anyone
Where can you run JEST? Your computer Any memory device - CD, DVD, USB flash memory Student computers The internet - web server Anywhere – internet connection not required
What do you need to create JEST learning modules? Computer - Mac, PC, Linux Text editor - NotePad, MS Word Web browser Internet connection
What skills do you need? Typing Spelling Imagination No math required No HTML required No computer programming language
Can I JESTify my old quizzes? YES, you simply need to convert the text of your old quizzes into the JEST format illustrated in the examples.
Online Documentation: Step 1: Download the JEST files Step 2: Create a text file Step 3: Run the JESTER program Step 4: Save your JEST quiz Step 5: Start your JEST quiz Built-in Sample Quiz Examples included HOWTO: Create a JEST Quiz
A Question Question: The major purpose of oxidative metabolism in the human body is to: A. Provide heat and energy for survival B. Eliminate toxic chemicals from the bloodstream C. Stimulate hemoglobin synthesis D. Balance the pH in the blood E. Inhibit anaerobic processes
Feedback & Correct Answer Feedback: Correct Answer: A Although you may consider all of these things to be important and some of them require energy. The major purpose of oxidizing all food substances is to manufacture heat to keep the body warm and to generate energy (ATP) to drive all of the other energy-requiring processes in the body (motion, transport, biosynthesis).
JEST Attachments Files in the local attachments folder: Images: jpg, gif, png Documents: doc, pdf, txt, html Multimedia: ppt, swf, mov Websites, webpages, files on the internet: http://www.healcentral.org http://medlib.med.utah.edu/kw/ http://www.healcentral.org Search engines and databases: Google, Yahoo, Wikipedia MERLOT, HEAL, PubMed
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Image Attachment Image by Prof Joel E. Schechter, PhD, USC
QuickTime movie attachment Movie by Prof Paul D. Larsen, MD, Univ. Nebraska Med. Center
Flash animation attachment Flash by Knowledge Weavers, Univ. of Utah, Eccles Health Sciences Library
Surely You JEST ! http://biomed.usc.edu/jest Questions ? Feedback ?
The JEST Format The Face Page Question and Alternative Answers Feedback and Correct Answer