Many publishers provide quiz questions in formats that can be uploaded directly to your course Question Bank in Cougar Courses.
Acceptable formats include Moodle, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard.
If your publisher only provides questions in Word format, then unfortunately you cannot upload directly to your course. Instead you will need to format your Word doc(s) and use the software Respondus in CougarApps to get the questions into your Question Bank. Please see our help guide on how to import questions using Respondus.
If your publisher provides the questions as an IMSCC file type, then you will actually use the Restore function to import. Follow this help guide on how to Restore content into your course.
First, download the package/folder from your publisher. Most likely it will be a zipped file that contains zipped files for each chapter. You will need to unzip the main zipped file, but not the individual zipped chapter files.
If you unzip the file and it does not contain a zipped file for each chapter then you will upload the just the main zipped file.
If there is an error and the questions are not imported, don’t worry just yet! It just means we need to try a different format. Under File Format choose a different format. For example, if you have a Moodle package but selecting Moodle XML format did not work, try Blackboard or WebCT format. The formats you should try are: Blackboard, Moodle XML format, and WebCT format. You can ignore the other formats. If none of the three formats work, check to see if your publisher provides a different format package to try. For example, if their Moodle package did not work but they also provide a Blackboard package, download the Blackboard package, unzip, and try the above steps again.
Now that you have the questions in the question bank in your course, the next steps
are to set up the quiz. Check out these help guides for more information:
• Set up a Quiz
• Adding Questions from the Question Bank