Import tests to Learning Management Systems

How do I import my test to Canvas?

After building your test, you’ll want to download it before uploading it to your Canvas course. Here's how to do this.

UPLOAD THE FILE

  1. Log into your Canvas course and navigate to Settings.
  2. From the Settings link, select Import Course Content on the right-hand column menu.
  3. In the Import Content window, select Common Cartridge 1.x Package as your Content Type.
  4. Browse for your saved file ending in .imscc and select All Content.
  5. Click Import.

WORKING WITH THE TEST

  • Your test will be visible in three locations in Canvas:
    • as a new quiz on your QUIZZES page, 
    • as an un-published quiz in a new module named "WW Norton" on your Modules page, 
    • and as a question bank on your Question Banks page.

You can edit, move, or delete any of these instances depending on how you want to use your test.

  • Select your quiz settings and then publish the quiz to have it visible to students.

* Note that edits made to the test will not be made to the same question in your question banks area, as the two are not linked automatically in Canvas.

How do I import my test to D2L/Brightspace?

After building your test, you’ll want to download it before uploading it to your D2L/Brightspace course. Here’s how to do this.

UPLOAD THE FILE

  1. Log into your D2L/Brightspace course and navigate to Course Admin.
  2. Click on the Import/Export/Copy tool and then in the next window, click on Import Components and Start.
  3. In the pop-up window Import Course Package, click on the Upload button.
  4. Locate the .imscc file you’ve saved and select it.
  5. Click on Import All Components and allow the import process to complete.
  6. Click View Content to return to your course.

WORKING WITH THE TEST

  • Your test will be visible in two locations in D2L/Brightspace:
    • as a new quiz on your QUIZZES page,
    • and as an un-published quiz in a new module named WW Norton on your home page.

You can edit or move the quiz.

  • Select your quiz settings before publishing it so it is visible to students.

How do I import my test to Moodle? 

After building your test, you’ll want to download it before uploading it to Moodle. Here’s how to do this.

1. Log into Moodle.

2. Navigate to the course where you wish to import the test.

3. Under Course Administration select Restore.

4. You can use the Choose File button to select the file from your computer or simply drag and drop the file in the specified location on screen.

 

5. Click on the Restore button.

6. You will receive a notification that the file is an IMSCC 1.1 file.

7. Click Continue.

8. Select You will restore into this course.

* ENSURE the radio button is beside Merge the backup course into this course.

 

9. Click Continue.

10. Click Next on the next two screens without making any modifications.

11. Click Perform Restore.

12. Return to the course main screen.

13. Once the restore has completed, the test will appear in your course in the top module.

14. Turn Editing On for the course.

15. Select Edit beside the test.

16. Modify the Question Behaviour Settings for the test.

17. Change the Question Behaviour Setting from Adaptive Mode to Deferred Feedback.

18. Change the Timing for the test to meet your requirements.

19. Save changes.

You can move the quiz from the top module to the appropriate module using the cross arrows beside the name of the quiz on the Course Main Screen.

How Do I import my test to a Blackboard Course? 

After building your test, you’ll want to download it before uploading it to Blackboard. Here’s how to do this.

  1. Log into your Blackboard course.
  2. Navigate to the course whereyou wish to import the test.
  3. On the left navigation select Packages and Utilities.
  4. Select Import Package/View Logs.
  5. Select Import Package from the top navigation bar.
  6. Under Select Package click Browse My Computer.
  7. Locate and select the IMSCC file downloaded from Norton Testmaker.
  8. Scroll down to Select Content Areas. * Ensure that the only item with a check mark is Test, Surveys, and Pools
  9. Click Submit in the lower right of screen.

You will receive a notice at the top of your course when the operation is complete. You may also receive an email when the process is complete.

Deploy the test to the student-facing area of your course

  1. Once the import operation is complete, navigate to the area of the course where you wish to place the test for students to access.
  2. At the top navigation bar select Assessments.
  3. Select Test.
  4. Add Test — locate the new test uploaded earlier.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. The Test Options screen will appear.
  7. Modify these settings to meet your requirements for the test.
  8. Click Submit.

You will return to the area of the course with the quiz now deployed. The quiz will appear at the bottom of the screen.

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