Export a Test From One Course to Another

  1. Log in to Blackboard.
    Blackboard Login wArrow
  2. Navigate to the course with the test you wish to export, or use in another course.
    Bb InstructorCourse
  3. On the left-hand menu under Control Panel, expand Course Tools.
    Bb Course Control Panel Course Tools
  4. Scroll down and click Tests, Surveys, and Pools.
    Bb Course Tools Tests Surveys Pools
  5. Click Tests.
    Bb Course Tools Tests
  6. Move your mouse over the test and click the drop-down button that appears.
    Bb Example Test Export
  7. Click Export.
    Bb Example Test Export Menu
  8. Download and save the “.zip” file when prompted. You do not need to open the file.
  9. Navigate to the course in which you’d like to import the test.
  10. Navigate to the Tests section. (Repeat Steps 3-5.)
  11. Click Import Test.
    Bb Tests Import Test
  12. Click Browse my Computer and find the file you downloaded in Step 8.
    Bb Test Import Browse Computer
  13. Click Submit.
    Bb Submit
  14. Navigate to the area in which you’d like to include the test for students. (Course Documents, for example.)
  15. Click Assessments.
    Bb Assessments
  16. Click Test.
    Bb Assessments Tests
  17. Find the test in the menu adjacent to Add an Existing Test.
    Bb Add An Existing Test
  18. Click Submit.
  19. Once you are finished customizing the test’s options (such as its availability and due date), scroll all the way down and click Submit.


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