Exporting/Importing Feedback Questions Moodle ISU


This document shows the process needed to export questions from a course evaluation and import the file into a new evaluation the following semester. The exported file is in XML format.

This guide will help you to:

Related course evaluation documentation:

Exporting Questions

  1. Log in to Moodle ISU.
  2. On Moodle ISU homepage, Locate the course evaluation in the Main Menu block.

  1. Click on the name of your course evaluation to access it.
  2. Once you are in the evaluation, Click on the Templates tab located at the top of the page.

  1. Click on the Export questions link at the bottom of the page.

  1. Save your file with a filename that you can easily remember and to somewhere you can easily locate (e.g., My Documents or Desktop) and Click OK.

Importing Questions

  1. Access the new course evaluation and Click on the Templates tab located at the top of the page.

  1. Click on the Import questions link at the bottom of the page.

  1. Select an option to Delete old items or Append new items before importing your files.
  1. Click on Choose a file.

  1. To upload a file from your computer Click the Upload a File option in the left column of the File Picker.
  2. Click on Browse.

  1. Locate the XML question file you previously saved (on your computer), Double-Click to select the file, and then Click on the Upload this file button.

Hot Tip: Alternatively, you can click and hold the file, then drag it to into the Drag and Drop box on the Import Questions page.

  1. Click on Yes to import your file.

  1. Next, the message Import Successfully will appear on the screen and your questions will be in the course evaluation. You can Click on the Edit Questions tab to view them.

For more information, please see https://docs.moodle.org/28/en/Building_Feedback

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