The new assessment engine now includes a variety of question types for teachers to choose from when designing an assessment.
The Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) allows you to select one or more correct answer(s) from a number of potential answers. There are various Layout customization options in this question – block or inline, labeling, and columns.
The Choice Matrix requires students to evaluate one or more row items using a set of column options.
Fill in the Blanks & Labeling
In the Cloze Text question type, the student can type their responses into empty response boxes that have been inserted by the author into a passage of text.
Cloze Drag & Drop
In the Cloze Drag & Drop question, students drag their responses from a list of options set by the author, into empty response boxes.
Close Drop Down
The Cloze Drop Down question allows students to select the correct answer from a response box drop down menu situated in a passage of text.
Image Drag and Drop
In Image Drag and Drop questions students can select from a list of potential answers and drag them to the correct response box on the image.
Image Drop Down
In the Image Drop Down question type, students select their response from a drop down menu located somewhere on an image.
This question allows students to enter text into response box labels positioned on an image. This is similar to the Image Drag & Drop and Image Dropdown questions, but students are required to type their own responses.
Classify, Match & Order
The Match List question type requires students to pair associated items, using one static list and one dynamic list.
The Classification question allows students to categorize a list of possible responses, in the form of words or images, into a table.
In the Order List question type, students organize a list of responses in a specified order. This question can be used to reorder words, paragraphs of text, or sentences within a paragraph.
The Sort List question type allows students to arrange items into their correct order by dragging the items from the Source area to the Target area. Students can drag, highlight, and move items between/within the lists using the arrows.
The Math Formula question allows students to easily enter complex math formula as a response, with advanced validation capabilities using math specific scoring methods.
Match Formula Cloze
In the Math Formula Cloze question, the student enters math responses into response boxes which can form part of an equation or a passage of text.
Math Formula Image
The Math Formula question allows students to easily enter complex math formula as a response to an image, with advanced validation capabilities using math specific scoring methods.
Math Formula Essay
The Math Formula Essay question type allows students to input text and math formula within the same response, usually when a response needs further explanation. This question is teacher scored.
The Chemistry Formula question allows students to input full or partial chemical formulas into empty response boxes.
Chemistry Formula Cloze
The Cloze Chemistry question type allows students to enter chemical formulas into empty response boxes, which may form part of an equation, or appear in the middle of a text.
Chemistry Formula Image
In the Chemistry Formula Image question type, students can input complex chemistry formulas on an image, using response boxes.
Chemistry Formula Essay
This question type allows students to input both text and chemical formula, within the same response.
Graphs & Charts
The Graph question type requires students to plot points, lines, and shapes on a coordinate grid.
The Chart question allows students to create or modify Bar Charts, Line Charts, Histograms, Dot Plots and Line Plots. Authors have the option to pre-populate the chart with as much, or as little, data as desired.
Number Line Drag & Drop
The Number Line Drag & Drop allows students to drag points or images onto a number line.
Number Line Plot
The Number Line Plot question type requires students to plot points on a line or stack points above a line.
The Token Highlight question requires students to highlight certain words, sentences, or paragraphs by clicking on the text.
The Shading question provides a visual representation of functions and calculations, including fractions and ratios. Authors are able to format a set of cells, which are shaded by the student as their response.
This question allows students to draw on an image. Image Highlight can be used in a number of scenarios, such as highlighting part of an image. This question is not auto-scored.
The Hotspot question type allows the author to upload an image and outline target regions (hotspots) within the image, for validation. Students will be able to click on the target region(s) to input a response
Written & Spoken
The Audio question type allows authors to implement audio recorders into a question. The embedded audio recorder can record, save and playback a student’s response. It is especially useful for language assessment. Audio questions are not auto-scored.
Essay – Rich Text
With the Essay question, students can give long, detailed answers to questions (up to a maximum of 10,000 words). As the grading of an essay is subjective, the question cannot be auto-scored. Learnosity offers two types of Essay question: simple Essay – Rich Text with basic formatting controls, and Essay (with text formatting), with a number of additional text formatting options.
Essay – Basic
The Basic Essay question lets students give long, detailed answers to questions (up to a maximum of 10,000 words). As the grading of an essay is subjective, the question cannot be auto-scored. Learnosity offers two types of Essay questions: Essay – Basic, with simple formatting controls, and Essay – Rich Text, with a number of additional text formatting options.
The Short Text question requires students to respond to questions with have short, definite answers, e.g. 1-2 words, or a number.