Can You Pass a Middle School Science E-Learning Test? #295

1912 Eight Grade Quiz Makeover #295: Challenge | Recap

A Historic Exam Gets a Modern Makeover

A few years ago, BuzzFeed posted another one of their viral quizzes. The only difference this time was that this quiz wasn’t written by one of their writers—it was written by the Kentucky school system over 100 years ago. Need help with some of the questions? Take a peek at the answer guide

Can You Pass This 1912 Eighth Grade Examination

1912 Eighth Grade Examination for Bullitt County Schools

Not only is the quiz fun to review, the Buzzfeed makeover is also interesting from a course design perspective. I really like how they gave the quiz a modern feel using stock photos and immediate, visual feedback. It was also a trip to see how much (or little) science I still remembered. 

Challenge of the Week 

This week your challenge is to design an e-learning quiz based on the 1912 Bullitt County quiz. You can use the entire quiz or pull selected questions to use in your example. 

Share Your E-Learning Work

  • Comments: Use the comments section below to share a link to your published example and blog post.
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Last Week’s Challenge:

Before you unleash your favorite pet demo, check out the ways course designers notify learners when to click the next button:

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Wishing you a great week, E-Learning Heroes!

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The weekly e-learning challenges are ongoing opportunities to learn, share, and build your e-learning portfolios. You can jump into any or all of the previous challenges anytime you want. I’ll update the recap posts to include your demos.

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Kimberly Eng
Kimberly Eng
Ron Katz

For this weeks demo, I challenge you to compete in an old-fashioned 1912 spelling bee. Will you make your graduating class proud? link to demo: https://360.articulate.com/review/content/2194a8ad-e6d2-4b33-bd89-118e76a23b1f/review storyline file: https://mywebsiteron.s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/8thgrade.story After collecting assets for the challenge (photo of a 1912 graduating class, a suitable bee or two, and a hit song from 1912), I began to piece together the quiz. (I have now attributed all of these on the last slide) Using storyline's built-in functionality I built the slide master and the quiz masters slides. I later remembered to change the fonts in design mode so that all of the slides look uniform. I used all of the words from the article but had the system do a... Expand

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