There are three steps to using pools:

  1. Create the pool.
  2. Add questions to the pool.
  3. Add the pool questions to a test.

Create a pool

  1. From the Control Panel, select Course Tools > Tests, Surveys and Pools
  2. Click on the Pools link.
  3. Click on the Build Pool button.

Pool Information

  1. Enter a descriptive name for the pool in the Name textbox.
  2. Enter further information in the Description textbox.
  3. Enter instructions for the staff using the pool in the Instructions textbox.

Pool information setup with Name text box, description text box and instructions text box circled

  1. Click on the Submit button.

Pool canvas

Add questions

Refer to the Tests and Pools tool page for further information. 

Question options (show/hide, change points, reorder)

Refer to the Question options guide.

Submit the pool

  • Click the OK button.

Pool canvas with questions added and the OK button circled

Pools section with newly created pool circled

Note: The pool questions must be added to a test to be used.

Use Pool questions

Refer to the Reuse questions guide.