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Importing questions into Question Library

Import questions into Question Library to consolidate questions created with the Quizzes, Surveys, and Self Assessments tools. Consolidating questions within Question Library enables you to efficiently transfer questions to new courses using Copy Course Components.

The Question Library is a good place to store, organize, and easily access all your questions within a course. You can also import questions from a CSV file or a learning object repository.

Import questions into Question Library from an existing collection

  1. In the Question Library, click Import.
  2. In the Import Source drop-down list, select From an Existing Collection.
  3. In the Source Collection drop-down list, select the source where existing questions reside.
  4. In the Source Section drop-down list, choose the Collection Root or a specific section from which existing questions reside.
  5. Select the questions you want to import, then click Save.

Import questions into Question Library from a CSV file

You can create questions offline using a CSV formatted text file. Follow the steps below to access a template for creating the text file, or upload a question file you have completed.

  1. In the Question Library, click Import.
  2. In the Import Source drop-down list, select From a Desire2Learn Text Format File.
  3. To download the text file template to begin creating your questions, click the CSV Sample File link and Save the file on your computer.
  4. To upload a CSV question file you have completed, click Browse and select the file you want to upload. Click Open.
  5. Click Save.

Import questions into Question Library from a learning object repository

  1. In the Question Library, click Import.
  2. In the Import Source drop-down list, select Learning Repository (LOR).
  3. Click Add Learning Object and browse the repository for the CSV file you want to import.
  4. When you find the file you want to import, select the object and click Select.
  5. Click Save. If you want to change the object before saving, click the Delete icon and repeat from Step 3.

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