Quizzes.Next: Design Rationale

Document created by Renee Carney Administrator on Feb 10, 2017Last modified by Renee Carney Administrator on Feb 17, 2017
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Rationale

The assessment and measurement of student knowledge is a critical component in the education cycle.  The need for well-developed assessment tools (quizzes, tests, exams)  is reliant upon the modern mechanisms designed to support these processes in a reliable and secure way. The need for a modern quizzing platform is critical for the effective measurement of student learning across  institutions.

Why Quizzes.Next?

  • Tool designed based on feedback from the Canvas Community
  • Meet client expectations for a modern quizzing (testing) engine

  • Designed to allow for item-by-item management

  • Enhanced functionality around question management and item banking

  • New authoring, delivery, and reporting experiences

  • More question types to accurately measure learning

  • Support of classical and item response theories

  • Simplified design and responsive user experience

  • Codeline built using modern technologies to ensure a more consistent user experience

User Benefit

As an instructor, I should be able to assess the learning of my students using a modern and best-in-breed quizzing engine that will enable me to measure student learning with simplicity and capture meaningful assessment data.

Success Metrics

The success of a modern quizzing engine includes increased client satisfaction, the decline in reported issues, and increased use of quizzes across all market segments.

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