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Introduction to Using Hot Potatoes
Select the Hot potatoes option from the Start: Programs: menu as shown
There are six programs to choose from: JBC - Multiple choice JQUIZ - Short answer quiz JMIX - Jumbled sentence JCross - Crosswords Jmatch - Matched pairs Jcloze - Gap fill exercise
JBC (Multiple Choice)
Clicking on JBC brings up this screen. Type the title of your quiz here. Type your first question here
Type your possible answers in the boxes on this side of the screen And your feedback on this side
Remember to select the correct answer by clicking in the small box
A completed question screen could look like this: Clicking here records that this is the correct answer Use the feedback option to provide additional information Then the students learn, even if they get the answer wrong
Clicking here moves you along to question 2. Type in the question, possible answers and feedback as before. Dont forget to check off the correct answer
Click on the Save As icon and name and save your file. This saves it as a Master document. You can then open this document and edit your quiz whenever you like.
Clicking on this icon saves your quiz in a form that can be used by the student. Its actually an htm file.
Type in the file name for the.htm file, browse to the folder where youd like to save it and click on Save.
Its a good idea to give it the same name as the corresponding Master file so you can tell which.htm belongs to which.jbc
This is how the htm file will look. The student can select one of the options and it will tell them if theyre right or wrong and give them some feedback. Thats it!
Step-by-Step 1.Open up the Hot Potatoes package 2.Click on JBC 3.Give your quiz a title 4.Type in the first question 5.Type in some possible multiple choice answers and some instructive feedback 6.Select the correct answer 7.Save as a master file 8.Export as a htm file and save
Step-by-Step This completes the instructions to the JBC Multiple Choice quiz type. Follow the hyperlink to return to the quiz type selector screenquiz type selector screen
Clicking on JQuiz brings up this screen Type your title here. And your first question here Enter all possible correct answers in these boxes
Click here to save as a JQuiz Master file – this is the one you can use to edit your quiz. Click here to save as a Web page for students to use – (the.htm file)
Heres how it will appear when its been saved as an htm.
To change the appearance of your quiz, click on Options, Configure Output
You can: Customise your Titles/Instructions Alter your prompts and feedback Add hyperlinks or links to another quiz using Buttons Change the look of your quiz using Appearance options (You can use these same options with any of the hot potato exercises)
Step-by-Step 1.Click on JQuiz 2.Type your title and your first question 3.Enter all possible correct answers 4.Save as a JQuiz Master file and as a Web page (.htm) 5.To change the appearance of your quiz, click on Options, 6.Configure Output. This allows you to: Customise your Titles/Instructions Alter your prompts and feedback Add hyperlinks or links to another quiz using Buttons Change the look of your quiz using appearance options
Step-by-Step This completes the instructions to the JQUIZ - Short answer quiz type. Follow the hyperlink to return to the quiz type selector screenquiz type selector screen
Introduction to JMix
Clicking on JMix brings up this screen Type your title here Type in a sentence. Put each word of the sentence on a new line
Click this icon to save as a master file. You can open this file and edit your quiz whenever you like
Click this icon to create a Hot Pot version 6 WebPage - the form in which the student will see your quiz. (Choose version 5 if you are using version 5 of the browser)
The WebPage is an.htm file. Name the.htm – its a good idea to give it the same name as the master file so that you can tell later which WebPage belongs to which master file
Select view the exercise in my browser to have a look at the finished product
The student needs to click on the words in the correct order to make the sentence.
As each word is clicked, it moves to the box above. Click Check when youve finished
A message box repeats the sentence in the order that you chose and tells you whether or not youre right
Click OK, Restart and then try again until its right
Clicking on this icon creates a drag and drop version of the WebPage
You may want to alter the name so that its distinguishable from the first WebPage you created
Drag and drop the words into the order you think is correct. Then click Check as before.
Step-by-Step 1.Open up the Hot Potatoes package 2.Click on JMix 3.Give your quiz a title 4.Type a sentence in the Main sentence box, placing one word on each line 5.Save as a master file 6.Export as a htm file (either as a standard or drag and drop format) and save 7.Thats it!
Step-by-Step This completes the instructions to the JMIX - Jumbled sentence quiz type. Follow the hyperlink to return to the quiz type selector screenquiz type selector screen