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How to export a test or survey from one course and import into another course.


  1. Enter the course with the survey you want to export.
  2. In the Control Panel, click on Course Tools > Tests, Surveys, and Pools.

    Tests, surveys, and pools tool in Blackboard control panel

  3. Depending on what you want to export, click on Tests or Surveys.

    tests, surveys, and pools area

  4. Locate the name of the test or survey you want to export. Click on the drop-down arrow next to that item's name.
  5. Click Export.

    export tool in drop-down menu of test

  6. Choose to Save the file.
  7. Enter the course where you want to import the survey.
  8. In the Control Panel, click on Course Tools > Tests, Surveys, and Pools.
  9. Depending on what you are importing, click Tests or Surveys.
  10. Click Import.

    import test button

  11. Browse your computer to locate the Test or Survey you would like to import and Submit.
  12. Once your test or survey is successfully imported, you will need to deploy it in a content area within your course in order for students to view the item. To do this:
    1. Enter the content area where you want to place the test or survey.
    2. Click on Assessments.
    3. Click on Test or Survey.

      Assessments tool in content area showing test and survey

    4. Select the test or survey and click Submit. You can edit the test or survey options if needed. Click Submit when finished.

Sources and Relevant Links

Deploying Tests and Surveys