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1 Designing Web-based exercises - Hot Potatoes (11 Jan 2002)
2 Contents 1.What is HOT POTATES? 2.How to download and install? 3.Start Hot Potatoes 4.JBC 5.Upload to the Internet 6.Access to the On-line test 7.Export for printing or sharing 8.Key in Chinese characters 9.Configure output 10.Insert picture 11.Insert link 12.JQuiz 13.JMatch 14.JMix 15.JCloze 16.Potato skins 17.References
3 1. What is HOT POTATOES? HOT POTATOES is a suite of six programs for creating interactive educational exercises for the World Wide Web. These are : JBC : multiple-choice or true-false quizzes JQuiz : text-entry or short-answer quizzes JCloze : gap-fill exercises JCross : crosswords JMix : jumbled-sentence exercises JMatch : matching and ordering exercises
4 2.How to download and install? Step1:Download “winhotpot52.exe” from the website: http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/hotpot/winhotpot52.exe Step2:Unzip the file and it will install itself. Step3:In order to unlock all the features, you will need to register the programs. You can get registration username and password from: http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/hotpot/
5 3. Start Hot Potatoes Click the Hot Potatoes short cut to start the program.
6 4. JBC Title (1) Question (2) Feedback (Optional) Choices (3) Check the correct choice (4) Up for more choices Up for more questions (5) Export to HTML (7) Save (6) Unicode
7 Suggested sequence (1)Key in the title. (2)Key in question. (3)Key in choices. (4)Check the correct choice. (5)Press Up button for next question. Repeat (2) to (5) until end. (6)Press Save button to save. (7)Press Export button.
8 Practice 1 Title: S.1 Directed Number Q1:3 + 4 =? A.3 B.5 C.7 D.9 Q2:5 - 7 =? A.-2 B.0 C.2 D.4 Q3:-2 + 7 =? A.-9 B.-5 C.5 D.7 Use JBC to create the above test. Save the file with filename “p1.jbc” Export to HTML with filename “p1.htm”
10 2)Use Visitor Cabinet of HKedcity Click the icon in your idesk Click Add file to add a new file for sharing
11 Chinese title English title Browse for file (Select the HTML file) Click OK to finish
12 6. Access to the On-line test 1)Key in the homepage address to open the test. e.g. http://lpy.hkcampus.net/~lpy-lhm/p1.htm 2)Key in the ihouse address and open the visitor cabinet to choose the test. e.g. http://www.hkedcity.net/ihouse/lpy-lhm
14 7. Export for printing or sharing Step1: Select File -> Export for printing Step2: Go to the destination (e.g. Word) Step3: Select Paste
15 8. Key in Chinese characters Hot Potatoes does not support BIG-5 code (Traditional Chinese Characters) To insert Chinese characters, we have to use unicode. Before keying in Chinese characters, click the button
16 In the Unicode box, key in Chinese characters. Click OK to return.
17 The Chinese characters will become code. To view and edit, highlight the code and click the Unicode button.
22 10. Insert Picture Step1: Move cursor to the place for insertion. Step2: Select Insert -> Picture
23 Step3(i): Select Picture from Web URL Key in Width Key in Height Key in the path of the picture file
24 Step3(ii): Select Picture from Local File REMARK1: Picture file must be in the same folder as the HotPot file. REMARK2: Picture file must be uploaded with the HTML file. You may change these default setting if necessary
25 Practice 3 Design 2 multiple choices questions. One with picture from web and the other with picture from local file.
26 11. Insert Link Step1: Move cursor to the place for insertion. Step2: Select Insert -> Link
27 Step3(i): Select Link to Web URL Key in the path of the picture file Select _Blank Text to form the link OR Picture to form the link
28 Step3(ii): Select Link to Local File REMARK1: File must be in the same folder as the HotPot file. REMARK2: File must be uploaded with the HTML file. Filename of the local file
29 Practice 4 Design 2 multiple choices questions. One with Link to web and the other with Link to local file.
30 12. JQuiz Title (1) Question (2) Possible answers (3) (At least one) Up for more questions (4) Up for more answers Export to HTML (6) Save (5)
31 Suggested sequence (1)Key in the title. (2)Key in question. (3)Key in possible answer(s). (4)Press Up button for next question. Repeat (2) to (4) until end. (5)Press Save button to save. (6)Press Export button.
32 13. JMatch Title (1) Right items (3) Left items (2) Up for more item pairs Save (4) Export to HTML (5)
33 14. JMix Title (1) Key in the sentence in sequence of blocks. (2) Key in alternatives (Optional) (3) Save (4) Export to HTML (5)
34 15. JCloze Export to HTML (5) Save (4) Title (1) Type in the text (2) Highlight the word for gap and click the gap button. (3)
35 16. Potato Skins Web Site: http://www.learnertools.com/potato_skins/ Predefined output format for JBC No need to Export as HTML Support Chinese characters Hidden answer
36 References Hot potatoes download: web.uvic.ca/hrd/hotpot/ Hot potatoes Samples www.tmmarden.edu.hk/presentation.html Handle Chinese in Hot Potatoes http://www.glink.net.hk/~akclam/workshop/ manual.htm Potato skin download: http://www.learnertools.com/potato_skins/