HotPotatoes

HotPotatoes

Free
Developed by HalfBaked
4.1  (42 votes)
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HotPotatoes 6.2.5.1 is a suite of applications to create educational exercises for the Web.
Hot Potatoes includes six applications that enables you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web.

This applications are:

JQuiz: to create multiple-choice, true-false, text-entry or short-answer quizzes
JCloze: to create gap-fill exercises
JCross: to create crosswords
JMix: to create jumbled-sentence exercises
JMatch: to create matching and ordering exercises

All of the exercises use JavaScript and HTML for their functionality, are fully XHTML 1.1-compliant., and can be automatically uploaded to the www.hotpotatoes.net hosting service.

The program is free of charge for those working for publicly-funded non-profit-making educational institutions. Other users must pay for a license.

It can be installed in thirteen different languages, but can use 22 different languages for the interface.

Each program lets you create your own quizzes with ease. Then, the program lets you upload them to a website for everyone to see them. I´ve created an exercise at http://uk1.hotpotatoes.net/ex/32185/JGKLYWEV.php.

Daniel Ángel Romero
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Review summary

Pros

  • Is a quick and useful way to create exercises, and publish them on the web, free for non-profit, educational purposes.

Cons

  • None
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