once a word, which was used in relation to interrogation and questioning. This
later evolved to give its most common use today, a game or a mind sport
employed to test an individual’s knowledge or intellect.
we know, may be held on a wide variety of subjects, ranging from General Knowledge
to Music, employing suitable formats.
a sport or an activity, has been known to provide a huge array of benefits:
been known to improve the comprehension skills of an individual. We all know
how easy it can be to get thrown off track, when we come
across a slide with too much of information. Quizzes help our focus and enable
us to look in the right direction.
even find themselves paying attention to the smaller details in life, which you
usually miss otherwise.
also change one’s approach to learning. It shifts the focus away from the
relentless memorization of Data, onto a puzzlesolving approach.It requires contestants
to piece together the clues provided in a question and then to arrive at an
answer. By not just memorizing information, but by trying to understand how
random bits of information come together, and getting to know the bigger
context, it provides a solid structure manner for learning.
other reasons, are reasons why we have more and more people embracing Quizzing,
either as an activity or as a hobby.
But the next
question that comes to mind is: How do Quizzes fare when it is employed as a
tool for e-learning?
But, what is
A good way
to think about e-learning is as employing the usage of electronic media,
Devices (PC’s, Phones or Tablets) or any other Information or Communication
technology, to support or facilitate the process of learning.
benefits of e-learning are its ability to facilitate distance learning where
there might be no other options, the option to customize the pace of learning
as per your scheduling constraints, and the consistency with which content can
be delivered or the ease with which it can be repeated, if required.
back to our question, let’s look at the role Quizzes can play when it comes to
experts, cognitive psychology suggests that, retrieval of information to the
mind, as a process, is equivalent to learning. This could turn out to be a
powerful mnemonic tool which helps individuals to learn quickly and
benefit is the all-important role that Quizzes can play in e-learning, in motivating
the individuals, which can otherwise get tricky in the absence of the physical
presence of an instructor. The idea is based on a technique called
‘Gamification’, which seeks to employ and apply the video game design and game
elements or rules to real life experiences, so as to maximize the enjoyment,
and through this increasing the engagement of the User, thus inspiring or
motivating the User to continue.
the issue of signing up for courses online, only to quickly lose interest in
benefit that Quizzes can play is in the identification of any gaps that might
need to be filled in the process of e-learning. By helping learners identify
what they know and what they do not know, they give them a better idea of how
well they are able to grasp the topic at hand. It address the important issue
of providing feedback to the learner.
you to create Quizzes quickly and easily, with the content of your choice. The
unique features of the Dashboard allow you to create Quizzes of different
types, be it a Classroom Quiz or an Entrance exam, along with host of options
to customize the Quiz. Even the Designing of the Quiz is made simple, with an
easy to use interface, enabling you to add your own questions along with adding
other details such as Event Prizes, Team and Time settings, Leader-board etc.
Even the hosting of the Quiz is made a breezy process, by allowing the
Participants to register in Teams along with the provision of a social media
integration to login. QuizzingInc provides a visually appealing interface that
makes Quizzing as easy to host, as it is to participate in one!
Quizzing Inc: A subsidiary of Arcade Infotech Pvt Ltd OPC. Welcome to the world of unadulterated knowledge, a testing ground for pure reasoning, a happy hunting place for sharp wit and piles of food stock for inquisitive & hungry minds.
"General Knowledge" is not a collection of facts and figures. No, that's' a very misleading definition if it's a definition at all! Quizzing is a way of expanding our horizon of knowledge, making us aware of developments around us.