Learn@UW - The Question Library and Quizzes

There are two ways that quizzes can be constructed using the question library: creating questions directly in the library, or importing the questions from a quiz. It is a good idea to add any quiz questions that you create to the question library because it allows for easier sharing of quiz questions between your own courses and between instructors. You can also access the Question Library from Surveys and Self-Assessments.


Method 1 - Creating Questions in the Question Library

  1. In the Quizzes tool, click on the Question Library tab.
  2. Click the New button and select the question type of your choice.
  3. Follow the directions to create your question and click Save.
  4. When you are finished creating your questions, click the button at the top right of the screen.
  5. To begin creating your quiz, click on from within the Manage Quizzes tab.
  6. Enter your quiz name. 
  7. Click on Add/Edit Questions
  8. Since the questions were already created in the Library, click on Import
  9. Select your Source Collection and then find your questions in the Source Selection dropdown, if you did not create any sections you will find your questions in Collection Root
  10. Check the questions you wish to include and click the Save button.
  11. After you have added the questions, click
  12. Click on Save and Close.

 

Method 2 - Creating Quizzes and Importing to the Question Library

  1. In the Quizzes tool, click on
  2. After entering your quiz name, grade item, and any other restrictions or messages, click on the Layout/Questions tab.
  3. Click on Add/Edit Questions
  4. Click on the New button, select either Section to create a new section (folder) of questions, or the type of question that you wish to create.
  5. Follow the directions to create your question and click Save or to create multiple questions click Save and New.
  6. After you have added the questions, click the button at the top right of the screen
  7. Click on Save.
  8. To import these questions to your Question Library for later use, click on the Question Library tab.
  9. Click Import
  10. Select the proper quiz name from the Source Collection dropdown menu and in the Source Selection dropdown select the correct test Section or Collection Root for questions without a section.
  11. Check the questions you wish to include and click Save.
  12. When you are finished importing your questions, you can return to the Quizzes tool by clicking Done.

Note: The question library is limited to 4000 questions spread across 50 sections with no more than 200 questions in any given section.

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Keywords:learn@uw learnuw d2l desire2learn question libary quiz quizzes import importing   Doc ID:2525
Owner:John T.Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2004-02-18 19:00 CDTUpdated:2014-05-20 10:24 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW Madison, Learn@UW Utility
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