Interactions: An Overview
This section provides an overview of how to manage your interactions, including their creation, what to put in an interaction, viewing them, and their use once created.
Using different kinds of interactions
Common Interactions cover many of the simple interactions that are often used in assessment. In TAO, the following Common Interactions can be used in the creation of assessment items:
- Choice Interaction
- Order Interaction
- Associate Interaction
- Match Interaction
- Hottext Interaction
- Gap Match Interaction
- Slider Interaction
- Extended Text Interaction
- File Upload Interaction
Inline Interactions are interactions which contain text-based elements. In TAO, the following Inline Interactions can be used in the creation of test items:
Graphic Interactions contain graphic elements. In TAO, the following Graphic Interactions can be used in the creation of test items:
- Hotspot Interaction
- Graphic Order Interaction
- Graphic Associate Interaction
- Graphic Gap Interaction
- Select Point Interaction
Portable Custom Interactions (PCI) are interactions which are developed for a specific scenario, mostly to fulfill a specific need of a customer.
Creating New Interactions
New interactions are created as part of items in a test. With the exception of PCIs (which are project-specific),
each of the above interactions is described in detail in its own section of the User Guide.