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Streamline Assessment Creation with Akindi Importer

Build Assessments and Question Banks for Blackboard Ultra



Date & Time

March 11, 2024, 12:00 pm12:45 pm


Do you create your assessments in a Word document before building them in Blackboard? Whether you're sourcing questions from publisher materials, textbooks, or online repositories, Akindi Importer helps instructors import assessment questions directly from Word documents into Blackboard as question banks.

Join Instructional Technology in this 30 minute session for an introduction to Akindi Importer. The session will include a live demo. Stay after for Q&A.

Session objectives include:

  • Format Word documents for use in Akindi

  • Access and launch the Akindi Importer tool

  • Import question banks into Blackboard Ultra

  • Add Akindi-generated questions to Blackboard assessments 

This session will be facilitated by Josh Abrams and Dr. Peter Ariev, Instructional Design Specialists.


To RSVP for the event, please click “Going Virtually” below and be sure to add the event to your calendar! 


This webinar will take place in a Google Meet virtual conference room. Enter the webinar up to 15 minutes before the start time. Select the "Join Online Event" button in myUMBC to join the session.

Please note: UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreters, captioning, wheelchair access, etc.) for this event, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make arrangements for program access. Please contact the event host (instructionaltechnology@umbc.edu) with your specific request and be sure to include the event title, date, and time.