Quizzes & Other Games

10 min

Are you familiar with the following phenomenon

"You glance at Instagram (or your twitter feed, or you’re Linkedin feed or Facebook feed. You look at the first entry and then the next, and then swipe with your finger or thumb to see what comes next and then next, and before you know it 15 minutes has gone by."

 

Gamification has become significant part of the learning design paradigm. Research indicates Gamification stimulates the dopamine loop of the learners’. As a result, it helps to create educational, exciting and entertaining e-learning course regardless of audience or subject matter.

QUIZZES & OTHER GAMES

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Limited (functionally) in free version. Kahoot is a learning tool/game-based platform that allows teachers and students to create exciting fun engaging content with just a few mouse clicks. You could place videos, images, and even diagrams from the unlimited number of questions or their format;

Tutorial 1

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Printable Kahoot Preparation Template

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Free version. Quizizz is an excellent learning tool, which comprises almost all features of Kahoot but it is completely free. The popularity of Quizz is increasing everyday.

Tutorial 1

Limited (functionally) in free version. It is one of the most popular tools to create engaging polls. It was designed by a group of entrepreneurs and engineers with a view to allowing teachers to create exercises or educational games which students can solve using mobile devices, whether smartphones, laptops, or tablets. Teachers can see the results of the activities and, depending on these, modify the subsequent lessons in order to make them more personalized.

Tutorial 1

Limited (functionally) in free version. Mentimeter is a new tool in this domain which is gaining its popularity in an exponential rate. According to them, it is an easy-to-use presentation software used by more than 25 million people. One of the competitive advantage of Mentimeter is its clean, simple interface, allows you to create presentations and multiple types of polls and quizzes. The most significant feature of mentimeter is wordcloud and Polling.
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COMPARISON OF TOOLS

SURVEYS

Quiz/Activity DESIGN TEMPLATE

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  1. Download basic template 

  2. Use templates to fill description of Quiz/Activity

Quiz: Most of authors apply short quizzes (Kim, 2014

Quiz/Activity Design Template