How to import a QTI file into Canvas question bank
3rd October 2021, by Sherie Miller
This article will show you how to import your QTI zip file into Canvas LMS. It will not, however, show you how to create a QTI file from a Word doc. For that, we suggest you read our blog article on
how to import word into canvas question bank
. Let's start!
Step 1: Go to your Canvas course page
In Canvas, question banks are tagged to their respective courses/modules, so you cannot import into a 'universal' or 'personal' question bank. Importing of the QTI file has to happen at the course/module level.
Step 2: Click on Import Existing Content
From the course page, click on the top button
"Import Existing Content"
Step 3: Select QTI .zip file
Then in the
select drop down menu, select
"QTI .zip file"
Step 4: Attach your QTI .zip file
Click on the
button and and attach your QTI .zip file from your PC filesystem.
Step 5: Click on Import button
There's no need to touch or change the Default Question Bank, click on the blue Import button straightaway and a new question bank will be created from your QTI .zip file. You will see the file being imported with a progress bar.
Congratulations, you have successfully import your QTI file into Canvas Question Bank!