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Socrative AI: Question Generation (BETA)
Socrative AI: Question Generation (BETA)

What is Socrative AI & How best to use it

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AI-Powered Question Generation in Socrative Assessments

Socrative AI is currently in Beta.

Socrative AI streamlines your workflow, making the assessment creation process more personalized, adaptive, and time-efficient.

  1. Personalized and Adaptive Assessments: Create effective and engaging learning experiences tailored to individual learning styles, educational needs and preferences.

  2. Time Efficiency: Save time on quiz creation and direct your focus toward interactive and impactful teaching.

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Automated Quiz Question Generation

Here's how to generate a variety of quiz questions using Socrative AI. Questions can be tailored to the needs of specific curriculums including multiple-choice, short-answer, and true or false formats:

Using Socrative AI

  1. Navigate to the Library and Select Add Quiz.

  2. Select Create with AI from the options.

  3. Write a Prompt (the more detail, the better!), choose the questions type(s), and the number of questions.

  4. Click Generate.

  5. Click Add to insert the questions into your quiz.

    1. (Questions can also be edited after they are added to the quiz.)

Crafting the Best Prompts for Socrative AI

Writing effective prompts is important for generating the most effective questions. Here are some tips:

1. Be Specific: Clearly define the topic or subject area of your quiz. The more specific your prompt, the more targeted and relevant your questions will be.

For example, instead of saying "Math questions," specify "Algebra questions on linear equations."

2. Use Standards or Educational Objectives: If you aim to assess particular learning objectives or skills, include them in your prompt.

For example, "Develop questions that test analytical skills in Shakespeare's plays" or define the standard "common core standard 1.0 AB 3."

3. Include Difficulty Level: If you want questions tailored to a specific difficulty level, mention it in your prompt.

For example, "Create beginner-level questions about photosynthesis."

4. Include a theme or use a real-world example to create engaging questions: Giving Socrative AI more insight into your questioning style is beneficial. You can add a question you wrote and request the AI to use the same style.

Here's an example of a concise prompt that gives AI a framework for generating relevant and engaging questions:

"Create a moderately difficult quiz for students in an 8th grade British

Literature class studying Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Include questions on theme, character development, and literary devices. The students are 12-13 years old."

By following these guidelines, you will leverage our AI integration to create customized, effective, and engaging quizzes that cater to your students' unique learning needs!

5. Reference content: Let AI create questions based off of content, knowledge, or an excerpt you provide.

Here's an example prompt that references an excerpt from Romeo & Juliet:

"Create a moderately difficult quiz for 12-13 year old students in an 8th grade British Literature class studying Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Base questions on:

O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father, and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet."

Socrative AI FAQ

Who can use Socrative AI?

  • Socrative AI is currently in Beta.

  • It is available for select teachers with Free, Starter, Essential, and Pro Plans.

  • Only teachers can interact with AI features.

Why do I see a limit on the use of Socrative AI?

  • Socrative AI has a daily cap on the number of requests that can be made. This is because we’re currently testing the limits of Socrative AI interactions in order to ensure the smoothest experience possible.

  • We’ll be upgrading this limit over time, but in case you hit your limit, it will reset the following day.

What languages is Socrative AI available in?

  • Socrative AI works best in English, but you can also interact with other languages. The results may vary depending on the language.

  • We are using OpenAI as a sub-processor and are supporting all of the languages that they support.

How do I know that quiz content generated by AI is accurate and factual?

  • AI-powered tools are designed to provide information and results based on artificial intelligence algorithms and data collected from around the internet. It’s important to note that the accuracy and reliability of these results may vary.

  • There is a possibility of inaccuracies, omissions, or misleading outcomes due to the complexities and limitations of AI technologies. Therefore, the information provided by the tool should be regarded as a general reference and not a fact or a substitute for expert advice or your own research.

  • Socrative AI currently uses GPT-4o, which has training data up to October 2023.

Visit the Privacy and Compliance Portal to learn more about data retention and security practices.

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