Importing or exporting an assessment

Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.

You can import an assessment you previously created, or export one for use in another IMS QTI-compatible application. To import an assessment, the source file must be a IMS QTI-compatible XML file. For more information on the IMS QTI Specification, see the IMS Global Learning Consortium page at:

http://www.imsglobal.org/question/index.html

Import an assessment

To import an assessment, follow these steps:

  1. In the menubar of the relevant course or project site, click Tests & Quizzes.

  2. On the Assessments page, under "New Assessments" and next to "Import Assessment", click Import.

  3. Click the Choose File button and select the file you wish to import. When you have selected it, click Import.

Export an assessment

To export an assessment, follow these steps:

  1. In the menubar of the relevant course or project site, click .

  2. On the Assessments page, under "Core Assessments", locate the assessment you want to export, and below its title, click Export.

  3. In the window that opens, click Download. This generates an XML file and displays it in your browser.

  4. When you see the generated file, use your browser's save command to save it (i.e., export it) to your hard drive or some other storage device. For example, in most browsers you would click File and select Save Page As, and then select a location to save the exported assessment. By default, the name will be exportAssessment.xml. If you wish, you can rename this so you can easily find the assessment later.

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Last modified on December 13, 2005.