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Yacapaca is a formative assessment tool you can use for testing, homework or revision. Yacapaca ''only'' delivers formative assessment; it's a professional's tool, not a Swiss Army knife.  
 
Yacapaca is a formative assessment tool you can use for testing, homework or revision. Yacapaca ''only'' delivers formative assessment; it's a professional's tool, not a Swiss Army knife.  
  
* '''By the numbers''' (as of 1/12/2013)
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* '''By the numbers''' (as of 1/9/2019)
** 16,843 quizzes
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** 22,395 quizzes
** 286,961 questions
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** 194,912 questions
 
** 6 question types, each with numerous subtypes
 
** 6 question types, each with numerous subtypes
** 102,049 teachers with accounts
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** 117,847 teachers with accounts
 
** of whom 2,572 quiz authors
 
** of whom 2,572 quiz authors
  
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** Multiple choice homework
 
** Multiple choice homework
 
** Multiple choice revision  
 
** Multiple choice revision  
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** Short-text questions, automarked
 
** Plain text entry, teacher marked
 
** Plain text entry, teacher marked
 
** File upload, teacher marked
 
** File upload, teacher marked
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** Structured Peer Assessment (paired comparison)
 
** Offline grades
 
** Offline grades
  

Latest revision as of 20:16, 23 August 2019

Yacapaca is a formative assessment tool you can use for testing, homework or revision. Yacapaca only delivers formative assessment; it's a professional's tool, not a Swiss Army knife.

  • By the numbers (as of 1/9/2019)
    • 22,395 quizzes
    • 194,912 questions
    • 6 question types, each with numerous subtypes
    • 117,847 teachers with accounts
    • of whom 2,572 quiz authors
  • Supported assessment types
    • Multiple choice test
    • Multiple choice homework
    • Multiple choice revision
    • Short-text questions, automarked
    • Plain text entry, teacher marked
    • File upload, teacher marked
    • Structured Peer Assessment (paired comparison)
    • Offline grades
  • Analytics
    • Gradebook
    • Course markbook
    • Per-quiz, per-question detail view
    • Per quiz key concepts
    • Flightlines
    • Progress through a syllabus, per student set
  • Algorithms that support individualised learning
    • Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve revision schedule
    • Presentation speed matched to student's 'flow state'
    • Question matching to student attainment level