A Very Short Intro to Hot Potatoes

Sample Hot Potatoes Activities

University of Victoria Hot Potatoes Home Page:


1. Creating a "Data File" in JQuiz

2. Click on the icon between the book icon (for inserting a reading text) and the "cut" icon (scissors) to create an exercise:

3. Note that in the process of creating the html page, lots of information was added to the data file you entered (a color scheme, names of buttons like "Go To Contents," "Check Answers," etc.). This information is stored in a configuration file, which you can also customize.

4. Inserting links & images

5. Masher: The Masher allows you to combine multiple exercises into a sequence of activities. If you have time, try this out as follows: