Create Problem

Warning: Prior to adding or editing content in your course you will need to access Studio view. Refer to the Change from Student View to Staff Editing (Studio) View guide for further instructions.

Basic Settings

  1. In your unit, click on the Problem button.

problem button selected

  1. Click on the Advanced tab.
  2. Click on Drag and Drop.

advanced tab selected, drag and drop option selected

  1. Click on Edit.

edit button selected

  1. Enter the question in the Title textbox e.g. Arrange the following planets to which sector of the Solar System they belong to.
  2. Select Standard from the Mode drop-down menu.

title textbox selected, standard option selected from mode dropdown menu

  1. Enter the number of points each problem is worth in the Problem Weight textbox.
  2. Enter the question in the Problem text textbox. e.g. Arrange the following planets to which sector of the Solar System they belong to.

problem weight textbox selected, problem text textbox selected

  1. Enter feedback in the Introductory feedback and Final feedback text boxes.
  2. Click on the Continue button.

introductory and final feedback textboxes selected

Zones

  1. Select the Generate image automatically radio button for the setting Background Image.
  2. Enter the required number of columns and rows in the Zone Layout textboxes. e.g. 1 x 2.
  3. Enter the zone size in the Zone Size text boxes. e.g. 500 x 200.​

Note: The Zone Size is measured in pixels.

generate image automatically radio button selected, zone layout and zone size textboxes selected

  1. Click on the Generate image and zones button.
  2. Enter a description in the Background description textbox. e.g. Two rectangles of similar size and height, one on top of the other.

generate image and zones button selected, background description textbox selected

  1. Check the Display label names on the image checkbox for the setting Zone labels.
  2. Check the Display zone borders on the image checkbox for the setting Zone borders.

Display label names on the image checkbox and Display zone border on the image checkbox selected

  1. Enter a title for the zone in the Title textbox. e.g. Inner Solar System.
  2. Enter a description for the zone in the Description textbox. e.g. Use this zone to associate the appropriate item to it.
  3. Enter the width size in the width textbox. e.g. 500.
  4. Enter the height size in the height textbox. e.g. 200.
  5. Optionally, enter the appropriate starting point of the zone in the x and y textboxes.

Note: The starting point of the zone refers to the bottom left corner.

  1. Optionally, select the required alignment from the Alignment drop-down list.

title and description textboxes selected, width and height textboxes selected, x and y textboxes selected, alignment dropdown menu selected

  1. If you require more zones, click on the + Add a zone button.

Note: When creating additional zones, you must complete Steps 5 to 13.

Note: The + Add a zone button is obscured due to the edX (Edge)'s bottom bar and might require zooming in or out of the page to view it.

add a zone button selected

  1. Optionally, click on the x icon to delete a zone.
  2. Click on the Continue button.

x icon selected, continue button selected

Items

  1. Optionally, enter the colour or the HTML color name in the Item background color textbox. e.g. blue or #0101DF.
  2. Optionally, enter the colour or the HTML color name in the Item text color textbox. e.g. white or #ffffff.
  3. Optionally, enter the number of maximum items in the Maximum items per zone textbox.

item background colour textbox, item text colour textbox and maximum items per zone textbox selected

  1. Enter a name to appear on each item in the Text textbox. e.g. Mercury.

Note: If you would like to randomise your items, they must be input manually in that order as the options do not randomise for students.

  1. Check the checkbox for the required zone the item belongs for the setting Zones.

Note: You can use an image instead of text by optionally entering an image URL for the Image URL (alternative to the text) textbox and a description of the image in the Image description (should provide sufficient information to place the item even if the image did not load) textbox.

text textbox selected (for item definitions), appropriate zone selected

  1. Enter correct feedback in each Success feedback textbox appropriate to the item. e.g. Correct! This one belongs to Inner Solar System.
  2. Enter incorrect feedback in each Error feedback textbox appropriate to the item. e.g. No, this item does not belong here. Try again.
  3. Repeat Steps 4 to 7 for the remaining items.

success feedback and error feedback textboxes selected

  1. Optionally, click on the + Add an item button to add more items then repeat Steps 4 to 7.

Note: The + Add an item button is obscured due to the edX (Edge)'s bottom bar and might require zooming in or out of the page to view it.

add an item button selected

Optional settings for items

  1. If you had an item that belongs to a series of zones, check the checkboxes for the required zones for the setting Zones.

multiple zones checked, selected

  1. Conversely, if you had an item that belongs to no zones, leave the checkboxes unchecked for the required zones for the setting Zones.

Note: Ensure you enter feedback in the Success feedback and Error feedback textboxes.

  1. Click on the Save button.

multiple zone options unchecked, selected. Save button selected

Completed Question

complete drag and drop question

Delete

  1. To delete the component, click on the bin icon.

bin icon selected

  1. Click on the Yes, delete this component button.

yes, delete this component button selected