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Blackboard - User Management - Creating a Test from a Pool


The Assessment tools allow you to create tests and surveys that automatically become an item in your Gradebook. Students complete these assessments and submit them through Blackboard.

In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate to the Test Manager area and create a test.

1. In the Control Panel area, on the right under Assessment , select the Test Manager link.
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2. On the Test Manager page, click on the Add Test button.
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3. In the Test info area, enter the test name and an optional description of the test.
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4. In the Test info area, enter any necessary instructions. Click on Submit.
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5. Click on Creation Settings to modify any of the test/quiz settings. Items such as feedback, point value per question and image displays can be modified.
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6.Modify the necessary options to reflect the per question settings in your test/quiz. Click on Submit when done.
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7. On the Test Canvas page, use the drop-down menu to select From a Question Pool or Assessment, then click the GO button.
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8. Select the Question Pool that you want the questions selected from along with the Question Types that you want and the point value per question. Click on Search.
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9. Select the questions that you want from the listing. Click on Select All if you want all questions or click on the checkbox to the left of the question to select individual questions. Click on Submit.
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10.You are returned to the Test Canvas page. You can add another question, choose a different question type, modify or remove an existing question, or change the order in which the questions are presented. When you have finished creating your test/quiz, you can use the next tutorial: Making your test available .
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