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Using Sakai 2.8 Tests & Quizzes, how do I import or export assessments?

Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. 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 an IMS QTI-compatible XML file. For more on the IMS QTI specification, see the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

Note: Because some systems differ in their interpretations of IMS QTI standards, importing IMS QTI-compatible files from other systems may not work reliably.

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Importing an assessment

To import an assessment:

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

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

  3. In the "Choose a File" field, enter or browse to the file you wish to import.

  4. Select whether your file was originally exported from a Sakai system or from Respondus.

  5. Click Import.

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Exporting an assessment

To export an assessment from Tests & Quizzes:

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

  2. On the "Assessments" page, under "Pending Assessments", next to the title of the assessment you want to export, click --Select Action, and then click Export.

  3. Next to "Choose export type:", select either QTI v 1.2 or Content Packaging, and click Export. You'll be prompted to open or save the export file.

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Last modified on June 25, 2015.