An Image Explorer Multiple Choice question type is useful when you want learners to identify the correct parts of an image, e.g. a part of a product or areas on a map.
Adding an Image Explorer Multiple Choice question type
1. Open the page in your course where you would like to add the Image Explorer Multiple Choice question type.
2. In Layout, navigate to the position on the page where you would like to add the Image Explorer Multiple Choice question type and select the Add here button.
3. Select Questions and Results:
4. Press Select multiple answers:
5. Then Image Explorer Multiple Choice:
6. An Image Explorer Multiple 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 Multiple Choice Settings
In Layout, the settings for the Image Explorer Multiple 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:
You can find out more about the different form types in 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 Multiple Choice question type
In Author, select to activate 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 all the buttons that need to be correct.
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:
Following the steps above, the Hotspot area can be moved and set to either correct or incorrect. The size of the area can be changed by pressing and holding the size option:
Image Explorer Multiple Choice Example
Here is a typical example of how an Image Explorer Multiple Choice question type is often used. This example asks the learner to determine which part of the image represents adding audio and video to a project. In Preview, the question displays with the answers left blank:
The learner then selects the answer buttons they believe to be located on the correct part of the image:
The learner then submits their answer via the Submit button.