Office Tips & Tricks: Interactive quizzes in PowerPoint...
Office Tips & Tricks: Interactive quizzes in PowerPoint with Office Mix
Ever wished PowerPoint could be more interactive? The new Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint (which appears as an extra tab) enables you to easily add interactive functions to your presentation. Today we’ll be looking at using interactive quizzes.
Why should I use interactive quizzes?
- To determine knowledge levels before a taught session
- Use after a session to check understanding
- To promote discussion in the class
- You can view analytics showing individuals’ responses
Do I need the internet?
Yes, users will need to be online in order to make use of the interactive quiz. You can share your finished quiz by sending a link. NTU staff can add a link to content in a NOW learning room.
So how do I make an interactive Mix quiz?
- If you can’t see the Mix tab when you open PowerPoint, you may need to download the Mix add-in. Click here to do this.
- Choose the Quizzes Videos Apps icon. Then the type of quiz you’d like eg: multiple choice.
- Use the template to type in your question and add the correct answer.
- You’ll need to repeat this process to add extra questions, so you could use a variety of quiz question types.
- Once you’ve finished, click the Upload to Mix icon and follow the instructions to save, name and set permissions for your Mix.
What happens when people use the quiz?
Users click on their preferred answer and find out instantly if they are correct. When creating questions, you can choose how many attempts they’re allowed. Or add hints or comments which are revealed when an answer is selected.*
How do I view my quiz analytics?
To view analytics, return to the Mix website www.mix.office.com click on your Mix and click on the Analytics option. Note: You’ll need a minimum of 10 responses before analytics are recorded.
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* Did you get the answers right? It was Victoria Centre flats (250ft) and Nottingham Castle (213ft). And for those who are interested, the Council House is 200ft and Nottingham Trent University’s Newton Building is 170ft.
NTU staff and students can visit the Office Central learning room for more help on using Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365/OneDrive by clicking here. You will need to log in to NOW to view the learning room. (Please note: Office Central is an internal resource only accessible by NTU staff and students).