Some of you may have already seen this. For those of you who use multiple choice assessment questions in BB, this may be useful.
From: EDTECH-L : UofT Educational Technology Interest Group
[mailto:EDTECH-L@listserv.utoronto.ca] On Behalf Of Brian Sutherland
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 5:07 PM
Subject: Learning Portal MC-Question Batch File Generator
Many instructors who work with Blackboard will be aware of the ability
to batch-import quiz questions from a spreadsheet using the ‘Add
But writing each multiple choice question as the single row of a
spreadsheet is visually challenging compared with authoring a
multiple-choice question the way would would normally read it.
So– try this utility I wrote for one of our Faculty who does a lot of
quizzing with the Learning Portal. It’s designed to make process of
authoring these batch import files simpler: you use a text file as a
template, then upload it to receive back the spreadsheet format Bb uses.
Thanks and regards,
Brian Sutherland, M. Ed.
Educational Technologies Administrator
University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
1265 Military Trail, AC-335A
Toronto, ON M1C 1A4