The WIRIS quizzes system is based in WIRIS cas, which can do calculations both numeric and symbolic. When working numeric you may want to control the amount of digits of the numbers.
You can set the number of significant digits using the
If you wish to create a complex expression with random elements, you do not need to create it as a single WIRIS variable. Say you want to create an exercise with an integral sign in the wording. You will want to make sure that the integral will not be evaluated and that it will not be shown in two different lines. Then you can make use of the following WIRIS quizzes feature.
You can add variables into a WIRIS editor expression. For example, you may define an integral
The most important section for writing an exercise with WIRIS quizzes is the Algorithm field, consisting of a WIRIS cas section. This field is common to all types of question improved by WIRIS, since it includes the whole mathematical functionality of the exercise.
Right under the Algorithm field, there is a drop-down list where the available languages are listed.
This page is related to WIRIS quizzes version 1.
The available WIRIS tools can be used together to enhance any assessment system. This page contains the necessary resources and documentation.
Check our bank of examples in a demo Moodle. In it, you will find dozens of questions organized in different maths areas. It will be useful to grasp some ideas on the use of the tool for a specific type of question, and also to see programming examples in WIRIS cas.
If you want to access the platform in English, you can use the following accounts, depending on if you wish to access as a teacher (not editor) or as a student.
User name: teacher
If we want to allow the student to make calculations with WIRIS calculator, to facilitate things or because we want, precisely, to evaluate his/her use of the tool, we can provide access to a WIRIS cas session in the same questionnaire.
The student will see the question as follows:
This type of question does not allow the automatic evaluation of the answer, and so WIRIS quizzes supplies only the added value of permitting a wording containing random values. To discover how to insert randomness in an essay type of question, check the Randomness section of this manual.
The Embedded answers (or Cloze*) type of question permits to embed the answer fields among the text of the question. That is to say, subquestions are created within a question, and logically, the types of subquestions can be combined. Subquestions can be Short answer, Multiple choice or Numerical in type.
The grading function can also be used in case of a Compound short answer type of question. In order to see the normal functioning of the functionality, check the Grading function in simple short answer section.
We will see an example of use of the functionality for this case. We will request the student to insert four numbers of different types, as stated by the wording: