DESIGNING INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES WITH HOT POTATOES
A PRACTICAL COURSE
NÚRIA CASAS MARTÍ
To download this program you need to go to http://hotpot.uvic.ca/ and register.
Hot Potatoes is not freeware, but it is free of charge for those working for publicly-funded non-profit-making educational institutions, who make their pages available on the web. Other users must pay for a licence.
Hot Potatoes is an application that helps you create online activities for your students: matching and gap-fill exercises, interactive quizzes, crosswords and jumbled sentences.
To start with, have a look at this excellent screencast tutorial for Hot Potatoes by Tim Van Slike.
Now have a look at some sites and activities designed with Hot Potatoes:
Some example exercises .
Dyana's site, with listening comprehension activities.
Isabel Perez includes workshops and other software too.