How do I export questions from Cirrus?

It is possible to export questions from Cirrus to an Excel file. This is not possible for all question types, only for:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Multiple response questions
  • Either/or questions
  • Order questions
  • Short answer questions
  • Essay questions

Feedback and the marking scheme will not be exported. Media files will be exported and will be transferred to a separate folder in the zip file. Note that the media files are not too big (< 10 MB) and that there are not too many media files.

  • Use the navigation bar on the left to navigate to Library.
  • Click on the collection that contains the desired items. You will navigate to the Items tab of the collection.
  1. Select the items you wish to export.
  2. Click Action.
  3. Click Export. You will see a notification saying the download has started. The download will appear at the bottom of the screen.

The maximum of items you can download at once is a hundred.