Staff Development Unit of the Engineering Department organized a workshop on “Using functions in Calculated Questions - Moodle” on 19th January 2017, with the ultimate objective of developing their interest towards the online assessment activities. Mr. Fakrudeen, Engineering Coordinator for SDU, welcomed the gathering of 40 staff members.
Mr. Naseer Ahmed, lecturer in math, department of information technology, the speaker of the workshop, began the practical session by instructing the participants to attempt the sample online quiz to experience the advantages of online assessment through Moodle. After getting the feedback from the participants, the session began with the demonstration to enroll/un-enroll the student in the courses. As a continuation, we created quiz and changed its settings to make it more secure and comfort for both staff and the student. Then, the creation of question types like True or False, Fill in the blanks, multiple choice, calculated multiple choice, calculated question are explained in detail. Also, creation of short answer or long answer questions by merging the two or more question types in same page of the activity was highlighted in the session. Wild card was introduced and explained. Finally, inclusion of these questions in the already created activity was demonstrated and then the speaker clarified doubts/queries of the participants.