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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-20054

UI mockup for cloning an activity in the context of Quiz

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Quiz, Usability
    • Labels:
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      Description

      (Copied from http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling )

      Reasoning behind this improvement

      Severe usability problem:

      • An attempted quiz cannot be edited
      • After opening the quiz, the quiz can lock down at any unpredictable time if a student tries the quiz and there is no undo. The teacher may not know about this beforehand and the quiz may end up in an unfinished state.
      • Some teachers are used to previewing things by switching to student role. If they attempt a quiz in this role, the quiz is locked down without warning and there is no undo. This occured in the usability tests of Development:Usability_testing_in_August_2008/Issues_found#Sort_out_the_different_preview_modes August 2008.

      Goals:

      • Always warn the user if the are about to do something that affects the set of choices they can make later (User control and freedom http://www.useit.com/papers/heuristic/heuristic_list.html ), and as the undo here is not obvious, tell the user about it
      • Make the user aware of the choices they have in the quiz edit screens, where their actions' consequences are the most obvious.

      See: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling

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            pilpi Olli Savolainen created issue -
            pilpi Olli Savolainen made changes -
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            Link This issue will be resolved by MDL-11288 [ MDL-11288 ]
            pilpi Olli Savolainen made changes -
            Description (Copied from http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling)

            Reasoning behind this improvement

            Severe usability problem:

                * An attempted quiz cannot be edited
                * After opening the quiz, the quiz can lock down at any unpredictable time if a student tries the quiz and there is no undo. The teacher may not know about this beforehand and the quiz may end up in an unfinished state.
                * Some teachers are used to previewing things by switching to student role. If they attempt a quiz in this role, the quiz is locked down without warning and there is no undo. This occured in the usability tests of Development:Usability_testing_in_August_2008/Issues_found#Sort_out_the_different_preview_modes August 2008.

            Goals:

                * Always warn the user if the are about to do something that affects the set of choices they can make later (User control and freedom), and as the undo here is not obvious, tell the user about it
                * Make the user aware of the choices they have in the quiz edit screens, where their actions' consequences are the most obvious.

            See: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling
            (Copied from http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling)

            Reasoning behind this improvement

            Severe usability problem:

                * An attempted quiz cannot be edited
                * After opening the quiz, the quiz can lock down at any unpredictable time if a student tries the quiz and there is no undo. The teacher may not know about this beforehand and the quiz may end up in an unfinished state.
                * Some teachers are used to previewing things by switching to student role. If they attempt a quiz in this role, the quiz is locked down without warning and there is no undo. This occured in the usability tests of Development:Usability_testing_in_August_2008/Issues_found#Sort_out_the_different_preview_modes August 2008.

            Goals:

                * Always warn the user if the are about to do something that affects the set of choices they can make later (User control and freedom http://www.useit.com/papers/heuristic/heuristic_list.html), and as the undo here is not obvious, tell the user about it
                * Make the user aware of the choices they have in the quiz edit screens, where their actions' consequences are the most obvious.

            See: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling
            pilpi Olli Savolainen made changes -
            Description (Copied from http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling)

            Reasoning behind this improvement

            Severe usability problem:

                * An attempted quiz cannot be edited
                * After opening the quiz, the quiz can lock down at any unpredictable time if a student tries the quiz and there is no undo. The teacher may not know about this beforehand and the quiz may end up in an unfinished state.
                * Some teachers are used to previewing things by switching to student role. If they attempt a quiz in this role, the quiz is locked down without warning and there is no undo. This occured in the usability tests of Development:Usability_testing_in_August_2008/Issues_found#Sort_out_the_different_preview_modes August 2008.

            Goals:

                * Always warn the user if the are about to do something that affects the set of choices they can make later (User control and freedom http://www.useit.com/papers/heuristic/heuristic_list.html), and as the undo here is not obvious, tell the user about it
                * Make the user aware of the choices they have in the quiz edit screens, where their actions' consequences are the most obvious.

            See: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling
            (Copied from http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling )

            Reasoning behind this improvement

            Severe usability problem:

                * An attempted quiz cannot be edited
                * After opening the quiz, the quiz can lock down at any unpredictable time if a student tries the quiz and there is no undo. The teacher may not know about this beforehand and the quiz may end up in an unfinished state.
                * Some teachers are used to previewing things by switching to student role. If they attempt a quiz in this role, the quiz is locked down without warning and there is no undo. This occured in the usability tests of Development:Usability_testing_in_August_2008/Issues_found#Sort_out_the_different_preview_modes August 2008.

            Goals:

                * Always warn the user if the are about to do something that affects the set of choices they can make later (User control and freedom http://www.useit.com/papers/heuristic/heuristic_list.html ), and as the undo here is not obvious, tell the user about it
                * Make the user aware of the choices they have in the quiz edit screens, where their actions' consequences are the most obvious.

            See: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Quiz_Usability_portal/Attempted_quiz_enabling
            dougiamas Martin Dougiamas made changes -
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            dougiamas Martin Dougiamas made changes -
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            poltawski Dan Poltawski added a comment -

            Closing as as far as I can tell this has been resolved by MDL-11288

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            poltawski Dan Poltawski added a comment - Closing as as far as I can tell this has been resolved by MDL-11288
            poltawski Dan Poltawski made changes -
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            Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]

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