Designing for online learning: Crafting great quizzes

Crafting great quizzes

Via Zoom

Designing for learning with technology

This is a designing for learning with technology workshop presented by Learning Environments open to University of Melbourne staff only.

About this session

Discover how you can craft and deliver high quality formative and graded quiz questions as a part of your assessment strategy.

In this interactive workshop we will unravel the key strategies for designing and delivering high quality quiz questions. We’ll start by looking at where quizzes may fit within a given curriculum and it’s place with an overarching assessment strategy. You’ll see some examples of well-designed quiz questions, as we break down the components of a good question, and offer best-practice advice to ensure effective outcomes are reached. Lastly, you’ll see how you can use some of the tools available in Canvas to support with the design and delivery of quizzes.

This workshop/session will be particularly relevant to staff implementing online quizzes (or as part of the Improving Online Quality LTI grants, but will appeal to anyone considering or already using quizzes for formative or summative assessment.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify where quizzes are most suitably used as an assessment tool.
  • Design effective quiz questions for the appropriate AQF level.
  • Identify suitable online tools and approaches to using these tools within teams for the design and delivery of online quizzes.


Nathan Grieve | Learning Environments

Kate Mitchell | Learning Environments

Booking information
This session is open to University of Melbourne staff only
Registrations open 30 days prior to workshop dates
If the session is full please join the waitlist

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