Introducing… Collections (aka: how to make a quiz on Represent)

Introducing… Collections (aka: how to make a quiz on Represent)

2016-07-13_12-42-16Yesterday we launched a collection of questions that allowed users to compare themselves with the views and policies of the, now, UK prime minister Theresa May.

We’ve done a few comparison quizzes like this before, for the London Mayoral elections and for the EU Referendum.

Crafting these first quizzes was was a little time consuming as we made them by hand. But in doing so we learnt which aspects were repeatable. From there we were able to create a simpler version that any member of Represent (as well as ourselves) could put together with a few clicks. We call this feature ‘Collections‘.

Collections bring together a number of Represent’s features and technologies and allow you to quickly select existing questions on Represent to create a quiz.

Once someone has completed the quiz they are shown how they compare to it’s creator, to those they are following and their Facebook friends who are also members of Represent*.

How to create a Collection (aka: a shareable quiz)

Go to the top right of your screen a press the green plus sign.

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Fill in the basic details. (Note: Have a suitable photo handy, with the permission to use it.)

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Search for and select your questions

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If a question you’d like to ask doesn’t exist, create a new question, then select it to add it to your quiz.

And you’re done!

Share with friends and keep us posted.

Any problems or feedback, let us know.

* Want to find other Represent members, people to follow or your Facebook friends? Search the People page, or go to a topic page and see who has subscribed, for example for the topic democracy, or join a group and see who is a member.

Kathryn Corrick

kathryn@represent.me

Digital communications strategist, teacher and open data specialist with an academic background in ethics. Kathryn has been working in and around the web and its impact on civic society for over 15 years, and is particularly interested in how the use of technology and data is changing culture, society, law and democracy.

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