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.
  4. Name the pool based on the topic of questions rather than what chapter or test they will be used for.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. To add questions, you can Create Questions, Find Questions in other tests, surveys, and pools.
  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.
  3. Add questions, delete questions, or change point values.
  4. Click OK to return to the Pools page.

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, tests, test, testing, pools, pool, random block, question, questions   Doc ID:56977
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2015-10-02 09:56 CDTUpdated:2019-08-01 10:40 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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