How to use question banks in PlayPosit

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Worksheets do not support question banks.
  • For information on building a bulb check here

In this article

  • Introduction to question banks
  • How to build a question bank
  • Previewing a question bank
  • Monitoring a question bank
  • How to build a question group
  • Introduction to question banks

    Question banks are a stacked interaction type in the PlayPosit designer that display randomly assigned questions to learners. This interaction type allows the instructor to preload a set of check all or multiple choice questions. Learners will only see one of the randomly assigned check all or multiple choice questions.

    How to build a question bank

    1. Open the PlayPosit designer.

    2. Add a video source.

    3. Click the Interactions tab.

    4. Click the Add an interaction button.

    5. Click Question bank from the templates menu.

    6. Select a placement for the question bank and click Done.

    7. Click Add interaction to question bank.

    8. Add either a multiple choice or check all interaction to the bank. 

    Note: Question banks are limited to either check all or multiple choice interactions.

    9. Click Done.

    Note: Interactions in a question bank will be shown at random to the learner. If a sequential order is desired, add the interactions to a group instead. Click here for information about building a group. 

    Previewing a question bank

    1. To preview a question bank in a bulb click the My Bulbs tab from the PlayPosit dashboard.

    2. Click the thumbnail of the bulb.

    3. Click preview.

    Previewing a bulb can also be accomplished from inside the PlayPosit designer.

    1. From inside the PlayPosit designer click the review tab.

    2. Click the preview button.

    Note: Students will receive one random bank interaction per bulb attempt. 

    Monitoring a question bank

    Instructors can access the gradebook directly from the LMS or from the PlayPosit dashboard. To access the gradebook and monitor a question bank from an LMS follow the directions below.

    1. Click on the assignment in LTI and then click Monitor.

    2. Question bank groups will appear in the gradebook with a merged header to show the possible questions in a bank.

    3. Only one of the questions in a bank will be shown to a learner per bulb attempt. Questions that have not appeared during the attempt will show in the gradebook as N/A.

    To access the gradebook and monitor a question bank from the dashboard follow the directions below.

    1. Click on My Bulbs.

    2. Click on the thumbnail of the bulb that has a question bank interaction.

    3.Click on Monitor.

    4. Question bank groups will appear in the gradebook with a merged header to show the possible questions in a bank.

    5. Only one of the questions in a bank will be shown to a learner per bulb attempt. Questions that have not appeared during the attempt will show in the gradebook as N/A.

    How to build a question group

    1. After adding a video to the PlayPosit designer, click Add an interaction at (timestamp).

    2. Click any interaction type.  Note: Question banks are excluded from this feature.
    3. Finish editing the interaction and click Done.4. To add more interactions to a group, click the Add interaction to group button. Continue until all desired interactions have been added to the group.

    Note: Groups can contain all of the interaction types except for question banks. All interactions in a group will be displayed to the learner in sequential order.

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