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==Why use Hotpot? ==
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==What is Hotpot? ==
  
==Why is Hotpot disabled by default?==
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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.
Hotpot was and is not open source software.
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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.
* Using Moodle [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=105329 Why is Hotpot disabled by default?] forum discussion
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==Where can I get Hotpot from?==
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The Hotpot activity module can be downloaded from [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_hotpot the plugins database.]
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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 my quiz 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==

Latest revision as of 14:24, 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 Hotpot 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 my quiz to work?

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

See also