An Image Explorer Single Choice question type is useful when you want learners to identify the correct part of an image, e.g. a part of a product or an area on a map.
Adding an Image Explorer Single Choice question type
1. Open the page in your course where you would like to add the Image Explorer Single Choice question type.
2. In Layout, navigate to the position on the page where you would like to add the Image Explorer Single Choice question type and select the Add here button.
3. Select Questions and Results:
4. Press Select one answer:
5. Select Image Explorer Single Choice:
6. An Image Explorer Single Choice element will be added to the page, with three answer buttons added by default. Press the Save button to save the changes.
Image Explorer Single Choice Settings
In Layout, the settings for the Image Explorer Single Choice question type can be found by pressing the Variations menu on the top right of the interaction:
Under Variations you have the option to select the Form Type. This setting determines whether the question is considered as part of an Assessment or Survey, or used as a Knowledge Check. To find out more about the different Form Types, see Feature Focus: Question Types.
The Hide Question Header checkbox allows you to remove the bold question header on the form.
Setting up an Image Explorer Single Choice question type
In Author, select the text boxes to change the default text to the question you want to ask and to add a sentence before the answer, if required:
Once an image has been added to the image container, the answer buttons can be dragged to the desired location on the image. To drag the answer button, first select the Edit menu on the top right of the button:
Then press and hold the Drag icon to drag the button to the desired location:
By default, all of the answer buttons are set to incorrect, and you will need to set the one correct answer.
To select whether an answer button is correct (or change it back to incorrect), first select the Edit menu on the top right of the answer element and under Answer is… select your preferred setting for the answer:
To add more answer button options for the learner to choose from, press the + Add Answer Button on the top right of the interaction:
Alternatively, you can add a hotspot area to the image which can cover an area of the image the learner can select as a possible answer. To add a hotspot area to the image select + Answer Area:
The size of the area can be changed by pressing, holding and moving the Resize icon:
Image Explorer Single Choice Example
Here is a typical example of how an Image Explorer Single Choice question type is often used. This example asks the learner to determine which part of the image represents adding audio to a project.:
The learner then selects the answer button they believe to be located on the correct part of the image:
The learner then submits their answer via the Submit button.