Andrew Wilkins

LaTeX Student Responses in Quizzes.Next

Discussion created by Andrew Wilkins on Aug 23, 2018

User Group: New Quizzes


There are some great new features in the Quizzes.Next, including the ability to put formula variables inside LaTeX code to make it easier for math teachers to use more complex expressions in their question stems.  However, without the ability for students to enter their answers using LaTex, we're missing out on the power of this new feature.  Students struggle working with fractions in general.  Having a way for them to respond using fractions, exponents, and other LaTeX feature options would be huge for both formative and summative assessment.  I'd like to see this added to the student response section for the following question types:

  • Essay
  • Short Answer
  • Numeric