With a hotspot question, students are required to drag and drop one or more markers in the correct areas of an image. The areas can be created by making use of rectangles, circles, or polygons.
As well as the hotspot question, you can also use the hotspot match question. The hotspot match question is similar to the hotspot question. The difference being that with a hotspot match question it doesn't matter in which area the marker is placed to receive points.
How to create a hotspot question
- Create an assignment.
- Click New exercise, fill in a title and click Save.
- Click New question, select Hotspot and click Save.
- Fill in the question description and Upload an image.
- Fill in the number of markers that have to be placed on the image.
- Click the more_vert-icon at the top of the question to use more options.
- Click Save.
Options for hotspot question:
This marks the question as a bonus question.
This question will not be taken into account for the grades of exempt students.
How to review a hotspot question
- Click Grading scheme in the menu at the top.
- Go to the question for which you want to set the grading scheme.
- Click the more_horiz-icon and click Edit.
- It is optional to fill in feedback that will be shown when the results are published for:
- completely correct answers.
- not completely correct answers.
- incorrect answers.
- Select a figure-type, select a colour, fill in a name, set the number of points and click in the figure twice. Two dots will appear and create the selected figure. Drag and drop the dots in the position to create the answer field.
- Click Done editing or Add an area when the answer field has to be extended.
- You can use the Calculate points-button to calculate the maximum points. The points of all the answer options will be summed up automatically.
Or You can manually set the maximum number of points.
- Click the more_vert-icon and you can use various options.
- Click Save.
Options for grading:
- Grading description
A solution for the reviewers (and for students when published). The grading description can be an extensive elaboration, an image, or a file.
- Start with zero points (For the points-grading method only)
Select this option to allow all students to start with zero points before grading.
- Limit minimum to zero points (For the points-grading method only)
Select this option to allow all students to receive no negative points for this question.
- Limit maximum to total points (For the points-grading method only)
Select this option to allow all students to receive a maximum amount of points of the total amount of points for this question.
error_outline This question will be graded automatically and therefore it is not possible to change the score of a specific student. You can only change the points from the question.