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Blackboard Test Generator

Using the BTG to format questions for Blackboard Learn 9.1

 

Using the BTG to format questions for Blackboard Learn 9.1

1. Click here to open the Blackboard Test Generator (BTG) in a separate window or tab.

2. Create your questions:

  • Type your test questions in MS Word or NotePad.
  • Format them for the BTG. (You can click here for a sample document with formatted examples of multiple choice, multiple answer, true/false, matching, ordering, and essay questions).
  • Copy and paste the formatted text from MS Word or NotePad into the BTG Window.

3. Click the Generate button button in the BTG to format your questions for Blackboard.

4. Your formatted text will appear in the download window on the right side of the BTG.

5. Click the Download button example in the BTG.

6. Click Save on the browser prompt to save your formatted test questions as a .txt file. 

Save button example

7. You can also click the Instructional Video button example button in the BTG for a Flash movie that explains the process of formatting, downloading, and saving your questions.

8. Click here for a PDF file or click the Instructions Video Step 2 button example button in the BTG for a Flash movie, both of which explain the process of uploading your questions into a test in your Blackboard Course.