How Do I Import My Test to a Blackboard Ultra Course?

After building your test, you’ll want to export it from Norton Testmaker before uploading it to Blackboard Ultra. See instructions to export the test from Norton Testmaker.

Importing a Test to a Blackboard Ultra Course

  1. Log into your Blackboard Ultra course.  
  2. Navigate to your course. 
  3. In the upper right corner, you will see three dots. Click on those dots. 
  4. Select Import Content. 
    Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 6.59.48 AM.png
  5. Select Import Course Content 
  6. You will be prompted to select a file from your computer. 
    • Select the imscc file you downloaded from Norton Testmaker. Select Import.
    • A message will be displayed in the course indicating the import is in progress.  
  7. You will receive an email from your Blackboard Ultra course letting you know that the import is complete. The email should indicate that 3 items were added to your course.  
    • a folder titled with the name of your test 
    • a folder with that folder titled W W Norton 
    • the actual test will be inside the W W Norton folder
      Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 7.04.09 AM.png

Moving a Test from the W W Norton folder to the Appropriate Student-facing Content Area of a Course  

  1. To edit the test click the three dots to the far right of the quiz and select Edit.  
    Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 7.10.44 AM.png
  2. Edit the test questions and make changes to the test settings as needed.  

  3. Review the course Gradebook.  The Gradebook will now include a column for the test.  
    Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 7.06.06 AM.png

Building a New Test by Reusing Questions from One or More Tests in Blackboard Ultra

  1. Navigate to the student-facing area of the course where you would like the test to appear.  
  2. Click the plus sign (+) that appears in the content area.  
  3. Select Create. 
    Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 8.27.55 AM.png 
  4. From the right screen Create Item menu select Test. 
    • Enter a name for the test.  
    • Click the plus sign (+) in the center of the screen.  
    • Select Reuse questions. 
      Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 8.36.48 AM.png
  5. From the left navigation menu, expand the topic Sources. 
  6. Check off all the assessments you want to include questions from for the new test.  Each question will appear in the middle of the screen. 
  7.  Check off all questions you want to add to the new test.  
  8. Click the Copy Questions button at the bottom of the screen. 
    Macintosh HD:Users:AGarrard:Desktop:Screen Shot 2021-01-11 at 8.40.49 AM.png

    Using Norton Testmaker to Create Question Banks 

    Blackboard Ultra does not accept imscc or QTI formatted files at this time.  If you have a need for specific question banks for creating randomized test, please contact the W. W. Norton Service Desk and open a request. Be sure to mention Norton Testmaker Question Bank request. You will hear from us soon.  


    Submit a Support Request

    Still need help? Submit a support ticket and a customer support specialist will be happy to assist you.
    Opened a request already? Click here for an update.