Making a Description question in the Moodle
Now that the Moodle 2.3 Question Bank is populated with questions, it is a good time to learn how to Import and Export them. Moodle has the capability of exporting questions from the Question Bank and then importing them into another Moodle installation or into another program This feature in Moodle 2.3 is convenient when building questions on one Moodle installation and then moving the questions to another install.
For example, Moodle can be installed on your local computer using a program like WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL and PHP) or MAMP (Mac Apache MySQL and PHP). The question bank can be built on the local Moodle installation. Then, the questions can be exported into a Moodle XML format, and subsequently imported on the server where the Moodle is installed for the students.
Also, Moodle can export questions into different formats used by other programs like: Blackboard, Examview, Gift, Learnwise, WebCT, and more. For teachers that work at more than one school or college, they may use Moodle with one school and another program (like Blackboard) at a different school. The Import and Export option allows the teacher to create the questions in Moodle and then import them into the other college/school program. Moving forward, lets Export and Import questions from the Question Bank
In the General section, Select the category to Export and then click Export Questions to file.
Important! If there are any Random Short-Answer Matching question type questions in the Question bank the following error will occur.
Error importing question Error parsing XML: junk after document element at line 1, char 91
Unfortunately, with Moodle 2.1 and newer, the Random Short-Answer Matching question type is broken. There is no current update on the functionality of this Question type.
Select the category to import the questions to.
Drag the file into the Import block or navigate to the file using the Choose a File button.
This concludes the article on Importing on Exporting Questions from the question bank in Moodle 2.3. If you missed the previous article in the Moodle Question bank course, please see Making a Description question in the Moodle. For more information about the Moodle 2.3 Question bank click here.
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Question bank overview
|1.||Moodle Question Bank Overview|
|2.||Creating categories in the Moodle Question Bank|
|3.||Inserting a Calculated question in the Moodle Question Bank|
|4.||Working with the calculated question Tolerance in Moodle 2.3|
|5.||Adding a Calculated multichoice question in the Moodle Question Bank|
|6.||How to Create Wildcards and datasets in Moodle|
|7.||Setting up a Calculated Simple question in Moodle 2.3|
Other Question types
|8.||Creating an Essay question in the Moodle Question bank|
|9.||Setting up a Matching Question in Moodle 2.3|
|10.||How to create a Multiple choice question in Moodle|
|11.||How to create a Numerical Question in Moodle 2.3|
|12.||Creating Short Answer Questions in Moodle|
|13.||Creating a True/False question in Moodle 2.3|
|14.||Making a Description question in the Moodle|
Importing and Exporting questions
|15.||Importing and Exporting questions in the Moodle Question Bank|