How do I create a match list item?

In Mastery Connect, you can create a match list item. A match list question is a drag-and-drop item that gives the student a list of predetermined answers, each corresponding to a blank response location. The student must move answer choices to the correct blank response locations.

You can create any item type through the Item Editor. You can also add passages to items, add item-level tools, and save the item. To open and use the Item Editor to add passages, add item-level tools, and save the item, learn more about:

Enter Question or Instructions

In the Item Editor, enter a question or item prompt in the Compose question field [1].

Enter a stimulus in the Stimulus list field [2], and enter a response in the Possible responses field [3].

To add an additional stimulus or response, click the appropriate Add button [4]. To delete a stimulus or response, click the appropriate Delete icon [5].

To move a stimulus or response in the list, click the Move icon for the item [6] and drag it to a new location.

Group Responses

Group Responses

To order possible responses in groups, click the Group possible responses checkbox [1].

Enter a name for the first group in the Title field [2].

Enter responses in the Possible responses field [3].

To add a response, click the Add button [4].

To delete a group, click the Delete Group icon [5].

To delete a response, click the Delete Response icon [6].

To add a group, click the Add Group button [7].

To move a possible response in the list, click the Move icon [8] and drag the response to a new location.

Set Correct Answers

Set Correct Answers

Enter a point value for the item in the Point(s) box [1].

Click a response box [2], then click the response field to enter the response [3]. Alternatively, to enable drag and drop and display a drag handle, click the Drag handle checkbox [4].

To allow responses to be reused multiple times, click the Duplicate responses checkbox [5].

If there is more than one correct answer to the question, click the Add icon [6] and enter the alternate answer.

To add additional scoring, layout, and formatting options for the item, click the More options drop-down menu [7].

Validate Answers

Validate Answers

To preview the item interaction, move response boxes to fields on the matrix.

To view correct and incorrect answers, click the Show Answers checkbox [1]. Correct answers display a check mark and are shaded green [2]. Incorrect answers display an X and are shaded red [3]. If the answer in a response box is incorrect, the correct answer displays in the Correct answers field [4].  

The number of points awarded for the item as answered in the preview window over the number of points possible display in the scoring bubble [5].