Chapter 1: Introduction and How to Use Its Quizzes to Save Time in Learning

Tips: What Helps Learning? from the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)



Title of Chapter 1: The Collision of Cultures in the 16th Century


InQuizitive’s Focus on What You Should Be Able to Do After You Finish Chapter 1:

1. Explain why there were so many diverse human societies in the Americas before Europeans arrived.

2. Summarize the major developments in Europe that enabled the Age of Exploration.

3. Describe how the Spanish were able to conquer and colonize the Americas.

4. Assess the impact of the biological exchange between the “Old” and “New” Worlds.

5. Analyze the legacy of the Spanish form of colonization on North American history.


The 2 Instructor’s Quizzes for Chapter 1

A Basic Quiz in Sets (There are 20 questions behind the 5 displayed)

Unlike other chapters, there is a Basics quiz included with Chapter 1. It applies to all chapter and both terms. I am trying to prevent students losing points because they didn’t know these things before they write.


Chapter 1’s quiz (There are 20 questions displayed at one time.)

It emphasizes:

·         Vocabulary (what’s sometimes called “discipline-specific” language) that you need to know

·         Information to help you with the required primary source

·         Information that was not covered directly in InQuizitive but that may help you understand the content and avoid assumptions


How to Use InQuizitive and the Instructor’s Quizzes to Save Time in Learning

InQuizitive is an interactive learning resource that you can stop and start if needed.  You use both InQuizitive and the Instructor’s quiz multiple times, with the highest score counting. 


You can use both:

1.     At the beginning to determine what you know and don't know so you can work efficiently

2.     As you read and use resources to be sure you are understanding correctly (and to improve your score)

3.     When you are about to take the Unit Exam to refresh your memory


What Is Different About Chapter 1 Instructor’s Quiz

Usually the questions are in sets. For example, this quiz of 20 questions would become 5 sets. I made all questions visible because of the importance of the definitions included. It seemed more useful to learning to do the questions where you could see all of the definitions at once. If you miss a question, go to the definitions in the Primary folder.


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