Exercise Management

In order to create and modify exercises, you need to be logged in to an account with facilitator privileges. You should also be familiar with folder management.

Before we describe how to create exercises, you must be familiar with three important terms from the terminology page:

You should also realise that in the context of Bible OL, an exercise is actually a description of how the program should generate questions. An exercise is stored in the folder hierarchy.

An exercise specifies:

  • The database that is to be used (typically, the Old or the New Testament).
  • The passages from which the program chooses the exercise sentences (for example, the minor prophets or the Gospels).
  • The criteria that the program should use when choosing sentences.
  • The criteria that the program should use when choosing the sentence units (typically, words) that form the actual questions.
  • The sentence unit features whose values are shown to the user.
  • The sentence unit features whose values are requested from the user.
  • The sentence unit features we don’t want the user to see because it may give hints to solve the exercise.

In the following examples, we shall create new exercises or modify existing ones.

You should study at least one of these sets of examples: