WISEflow offers a wide variety of question types. This includes multiple choice, equations, highlighting text or pictures or essay types. WISEflow offers 49 question types, some which are automatically evaluated and some which require manual evaluation. The settings available varies between the different question types, but the set-up and logic behind the various question types is the same.
See also How to create a question.
This section will show some of the question types in WISEflow. For in-depth descriptions of the utility and settings of all available question types, please visit the Learnosity Question Types page.
Auto scored. The Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) allows participants to select one or more correct answer(s) from a number of potential answers. There are various Layout customisation options in this question – block or inline, labelling, and columns.
Auto scored. The Choice Matrix requires participants to evaluate one or more row items using a set of column options.
Fill in the Blanks
Auto scored. In the Cloze Text question type, the participant can type their responses into empty response boxes that have been inserted by the author into a passage of text.
Cloze Drag & Drop
Auto scored. In the Cloze Drag & Drop question, participants drag their responses from a list of options set by the author, into empty response boxes.
Cloze Drop Down
Auto scored. The Cloze Drop Down question allows participants to select the correct answer from a response box drop down menu situated in a passage of text.
Image Drag & Drop
Auto scored. In Image Drag and Drop questions participants can select from a list of potential answers and drag them to the correct response box on the image.
Image Drop Down
Auto scored. In the Image Drop Down question type, participants select their response from a response box drop down menu located somewhere on an image.
Auto scored. This question allows participants to enter text into response box labels positioned on an image. This is similar to the Image Drag & Drop and Image Dropdown questions, but participants are required to type their own responses.
Written and spoken
The Audio question type allows authors to implement audio recorders into a question. The embedded audio recorder can record, save and playback a students response. It is especially useful for language assessment. Audio questions are not auto scored.
Note: The Multiple-Choice questions "Audio", "Audio - Block UI", and "Audio - Button UI" does not work in a FLOWmulti conducted in the FLOWlock-browser.
Essay (with text formatting)
Manual evaluation. With the Essay question, participants can give long, detailed answers to questions (up to a maximum of 10,000 words).
Auto scored. The Short Text question requires participants to respond to questions with have short, definite answers, e.g. 1-2 words, or a number.
Classify, match, order
Auto scored. The Match List question type requires participants to pair associated items, using one static list and one dynamic list.
Auto scored. The Sort List question type allows participants to arrange items into their correct order by dragging the items from the Source area to the Target area. Participants can drag, highlight, and move items between/within the lists using the arrows.
Auto scored. In the Order List question type, participants organize a list of responses into a specified order. This question can be used to reorder words, paragraphs of text, or sentences within a paragraph.
Classification (classify - 1 row)
Auto scored. The Classification question allows participants to categorise a list of possible responses, in the form of words or images, into a table.
Auto scored. The Math Formula question allows participants to easily enter complex math as a response, with advanced validation capabilities using math specific scoring methods, in conjunction with the purpose built math engine.
Math Formula Essay
Manual evaluation. The Math Formula Essay question type allows participants to input text and math formula within the same response, usually when a response needs further explanation.
Math Formula Cloze
Auto scored. In the Math Formula Cloze question, the participant enters a math response into one or more response boxes, set by the author. These response boxes can be placed on more than one line, as part of an equation or inline with text.
Math Formula Image
Auto scored. The Math Formula question allows participants to easily enter complex math formula as a response on an image, with advanced validation capabilities using math specific scoring methods.
Auto scored. The Graph question type requires participants to plot points, lines, and shapes on a coordinate grid.
Auto scored. The Chart question allows students to create or modify Bar Charts, Line Charts, Histograms, Dot Plots and Line Plots. Authors have the option to pre-populate the chart with as much, or as little, data as desired.
Number Line Drag & Drop
Auto scored. The Number Line Drag & Drop allows participants to drag points or images onto a number line.
Number Line Plot
Auto scored. The Number Line Plot question type requires participants to plot points on a line, or stack points above a line.
Manual evaluation. This question allows participants to draw on an image. Image Highlight can be used in a number of scenarios, such as highlighting part of an image.
Auto scored. The Token Highlight question requires participants to highlight certain words, sentences, or paragraphs by clicking on the text.
The Hotspot question type allows the author to upload an image and outline target regions (hotspots) within the image, for validation. Participants will be able to click on the target region(s) to input a response.
Auto scored. The Shading question provides a visual representation of functions and calculations, including fractions and ratios. Authors are able to format a set of cells, which are shaded by the student as their response.
The Chemistry Formula question allows participants to input full or partial chemical formulas into empty response boxes.
Chemistry Formula Essay
This question type allows participants to input both text and chemical formula, within the same response.
Chemistry Formula Cloze
The Cloze Chemistry question type allows participants to enter chemical formulas into empty response boxes, which may form part of an equation, or appear in the middle of text.
Chemistry Formula Image
In the Chemistry Formula Image question type, participants can input complex chemistry formulas on an image, using response boxes.
Note: The following question type will allow the participants access to all their files on their computer.
The File Upload question type allows participants to upload one or more files for review by the assessor.
This question type allows participants to upload and annotate an image. The question can be used in two ways. One way is using annotation tool to add response boxes and label the image that has been uploaded by the author. This can be auto scored. Another way is asking the participants to upload an image themselves directly from their machine and then use the annotation tool to place and label the response areas. In this case the question cannot be auto scored.