MS Word to ExamView Import Utility. The ExamView import tool is a utility program that will enable you to quickly import questions into Name your test. 4. Open your ExamView Test. 2. Click on File > Export > Blackboard +. 3. Give your test a file name and save it to your computer. 4. In the new window complete . Exporting ExamView tests. You can export ExamView and online tests as HTML documents. To export an HTML test document from ExamView

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Moodle has a number of different formats that can be used to import questions into Question bank categories and as lesson question pages. These include some proprietary quiz software formats, as well as text files and Moodle formats. The underlying character encoding of this file is important. Moodle XML format is the recommended import question type format as it conevrt the maximum amount of question data such as question feedback to be imported.

The question bank allows you a great deal of flexibility when importing questions. To import questions into Moodle’s Question bankuse the Questions link in the course administration and select the import option. In most versions of Moodle it is also possible to get to this screen produced by. The question types that can be imported from the Quiz connvert bank into a lesson are the following: The Description and Cloze questions can not be imported from Quiz questions bank into a lesson.

Lesson can only import from a file located on the teachers computer.

The GIFT with medias optional plugin is an import format similar to Gift and uses the same syntax, but instead of a text file it imports a zip file containing the gift text file and media files images, sounds, To learn how to include the medias into your questions, read Gift with medias format.

This describes a use of a text to XML conversion process using http: It’s possible to import both. Questions produced with TestGen and Examview softwares and saved as Blackboard files are imported.

How do I import tests and quizzes from Exam view software?

If the zip archives contains several resources files all questions from all files are imported. Create a quiz with questions in Examview Test Generator v. From the Settings tab for your course choose Question bank and then Import. Make sure you use the Blackboard tets. Some tutorials on the web explain that you need to edit files to re-link images.


This is no more needed. Images are imported without any editing. If you check the “Get category from file” option during import, the category name for each resource file will be extracted for the resource file and created if necessary.

If “Get category from file” is unchecked, all questions will be imported in the current category. There is an alternative to the Blackboard format to import questions saved as Blackboard files. If you decide to use MoodleXMLBuilder to convert your Blackboard zip file to a Moodle XML file, rather than use the recommended method to directly import your zip file using the Blackboard format see abovehere is how to do it:.

Make sure you use the Moodle XML format. You may also need to set Stop on error to No.

For Windows 7 it was C: This format is a multiple question, multiple answer question with embedded answers. They can be a bit tricky to develop, but they are a unique way of asking questions. Scroll down to the topic or week you wish to add a Quiz Click add an activity — highlight quiz, Enter a name and introduction for the quiz and any other applicable information. Browse to the location you saved the file highlight and click open, then click the upload this file button.

Review the questions imported, click continue, click on Quiz, select all and click add to quiz. If you are using a newer version of ExamView, you should export your questions from Examview choosing the Blackboard format:. In ExamView choose one of the two Blackboard export options, either Blackboard option can be imported into Moodle, however it is recommended to choose the Blackboard 7. A freeware program that can export questions into Moodle.

In order to import Hot Potatoes questions into a Moodle quiz, the administrator must first install the Hotpot module and the Hotpot question import. Hybrid questions will be imported as MultiChoice questions, i. This format is only used for multiple choice questions and short answer questions, similar to GIFT. It can also import webCT zip files containing questions and images embedded in questions. Keep in mind that WebCT allows more than one “blank” per short answer question, whereas, Moodle will only accommodate one blank per question.


Questions that used multiple short answers in a question will not convert successfully. This format supports importing all question types except calculated from structured tables in Microsoft Word files.

Creating, editing and managing large numbers of questions is much easier in an external Word file than maintaining them one at a time inside Moodle. Find out about how this tools work on the Word table format page. Diploma 6 also supports an XML export format that Moodle can import. If you are using a newer version of Diploma, here are the steps to export from Diploma and import to Moodle. The steps are the same as those for Blackboard see above. It is important that the imported file is encoded in the UTF-8 standard.

If the file is not UTF-8, an external tool must be used to change the encoding. Note that if only basic ‘latin’ characters are used, then the coding issue can generally be ignored. Be particularly careful when creating questions using Microsoft Word.

For reasons best known to themselves, Microsoft used their own encoding for some characters incompatible with UTF-8 and this is likely to break the import. There are two settings for this switch.

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They affect how the import routine treats values that do not exactly match one of the values in the above list. Question bank Question categories Import questions Export questions. Retrieved from ” https: Article Page Comments View source History. Personal tools Log in. Navigation Main page Table of contents Recent changes Docs overview.