Blackboard (Faculty) - Tests, Surveys, and Pools: Create a Pool

This document provides an overview of creating a pool.

Pools are groups of questions to be used in tests or surveys. Pools questions can be reused in multiple assessments, used in random blocks, and/or used in question sets.

Create a Pool

  1. From the Control Panel, click on Course Tools, then click Tests, Surveys, and Pools.

  2. On the Tests, Surveys, and Pools page, click Pools.

  3. On the Pools page, click Build Pool.

    build pool

  4. Name the pool based on the topic of questions rather than what chapter or test they will be used for.

    name the pool

  5. Click Submit.

  6. To add questions, you can Create Questions, Find Questions in other tests, surveys, and pools. The question types are the same as you would see when creating a test. 

    add questions

  7. Click OK to return to the Pools page.

How to Edit Existing Pools

  1. On the Pools page, hover your mouse over the Pool's name and click the drop-down menu.

  2. Click Edit.

    Edit pool

  3. Add questions, delete questions, or change point values.

  4. Click OK to return to the Pools page.

Keywordsblackboard, black board, bb, tests, test, testing, pools, pool, random block, question, questions   Doc ID56977
OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2015-10-02 09:56:12Updated2024-03-08 16:32:54
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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