This guide will show you how to export your quiz from Canvas LMS. Please note that your canvas question bank cannot be directly exported. You will have to create a quiz out of your question bank into order to export it. The exported quiz will take the form of a Canvas QTI zip file.

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GETMARKED helps teachers reuse their quiz questions across a constellation of learning platform. After exporting from Canvas, we can help you reuse your questions in platform like Kahoot, Quizizz, Blooket and turn it into a Word document for use in classroom.

Step 1: Go to your Canvas Course

Canvas all courses page dashboard

Login into your Canvas account. Then go to the Course where you want to export your quiz. In this example, we will be going into the Momentum Course, which you can see in the above screenshot.

Step 2: Click on Settings on the left sidebar menu

Canvas course page, settings highlighted in the left sidebar menu

Click on Settings on the left sidebar menu.

Step 3: Click on Export Course Content on the right sidebar menu

Canvas course settings page, export course content button highlighted

Click on Export Course Content on the right sidebar menu.

Step 4: Select Quiz in Export Type

Canvas export course content page, quiz export type selected

Then select Quiz in the Export Type. Then select which quizzes you want to exclude from exporting.

By default, all quizzes inside your course will be selected for export. The more quizzes you export, the larger the exported Canvas QTI zip file and the longer you have to wait for the Canvas QTI zip file to be generated.

Once you are ready, click the blue Create Export button.

Step 5: Download the Canvas QTI zip file

Canvas quiz export complete and download link appeared

Once the export has completed, as indicated by the blue progress bar. A New Export link would appear, and you can click on it to download the Canvas QTI zip file.

Congratulations, you have successfully exported your Canvas Quiz into a Canvas QTI zip file. This zip file can be imported into GETMARKED, and we can use it to create quizzes on other learning platform like Kahoot, Quizizz, Blooket, Gimkit or even a Word Document.


Final Words

Learning platforms make it difficult for teachers to export content out of their walled garden to the detriment of teachers and students alike. At GETMARKED, we to make your quiz content accessible everywhere in one click. If you think this is an endeavour worth supporting, getting your school leaders and administrators to purchase an institutional plan would be the best way to support us.