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==What is Hotpot? ==
 
==What is Hotpot? ==
  
Hotpot is a contributed module allowing Moodlers to upload Hot Potatoes activities to Moodle and have the scores recorded in Moodle's gradebook. [http://hotpot.uvic.ca/  Hot Potatoes] is a quiz making program. It is freeware and allows non-technical users easily to create cloze (gap-fill), multiple choice, matching, crosswords and jumbled sentence exercises.
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*Hotpot is a contributed module allowing Moodlers to upload Hot Potatoes activities to Moodle and have the scores recorded in Moodle's gradebook.  
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*[http://hotpot.uvic.ca/  Hot Potatoes] is a quiz making program. It is freeware and allows non-technical users easily to create cloze (gap-fill), multiple choice, matching, crosswords and jumbled sentence exercises. Exercises are made offline and then uploaded to Moodle.
  
==Why is Hotpot disabled by default?==
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==Where can I get it from?==
Hotpot was and is not open source software.
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The Hotpot activity module can be downloaded from [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_hotpot the plugins database.]
* Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=105329 Why is Hotpot disabled by default?] forum discussion
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==Do my students need to have Hot potatoes on their computers to be able to do my quizzes?==
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No.
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==Do I have to upload the .html file Hot potatoes makes for it to work?==
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Not necessarily. According to your display preferences, you can often use the project file (''jmt/jcl'' etc)
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 14:15, 5 March 2012


What is Hotpot?

  • Hotpot is a contributed module allowing Moodlers to upload Hot Potatoes activities to Moodle and have the scores recorded in Moodle's gradebook.
  • Hot Potatoes is a quiz making program. It is freeware and allows non-technical users easily to create cloze (gap-fill), multiple choice, matching, crosswords and jumbled sentence exercises. Exercises are made offline and then uploaded to Moodle.

Where can I get it from?

The Hotpot activity module can be downloaded from the plugins database.

Do my students need to have Hot potatoes on their computers to be able to do my quizzes?

No.

Do I have to upload the .html file Hot potatoes makes for it to work?

Not necessarily. According to your display preferences, you can often use the project file (jmt/jcl etc)

See also