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Use Item Banks for New Quizzes

Last updated on November 4, 2021

New Quiz questions can be stored in Item Banks instead of the Question Banks used in Classic Quizzes. You can use Item Banks to organize quiz questions and share them with fellow instructors. You can access quizzes by clicking Item Banks from the course navigation menu on the left.

Note: Question Banks used in Classic Quizzes cannot yet be easily migrated to New Quizzes. Refer to our “Migrate Question Banks to Item Banks” tutorial to learn how to convert a classic quiz question bank into a new quiz item bank.

Directions

Video to come.

Use Item Banks with a New Quiz

  1. Click Quizzes in the course navigation menu at left.
  2. Click the Name of the New Quiz to open it.
  3. Click Build.
  4. To add a question from an Item Bank to the quiz:
    1. Click the Item Banks button with the piggy bank icon.
    2. Click the Name of the item bank.
    3. Click All/Random if you wish to add all questions to your quiz.
    4. Click the blue + (Plus) button to add individual questions from your item bank into the quiz.
  5. To add a question from the quiz to an Item Bank:
    1. Click on the Question to view details.
    2. Click Item Banking near the bottom of the question details.
    3. Select Add to Bank.
    4. Choose Existing Item Bank or New Item Bank.
    5. Select or name the Bank.
    6. Click Add.

Create a New Item Bank

  1. Click on Item Banks in the Course Navigation Menu on the left.
  2. Click the blue +Bank button in the upper-right corner.
  3. Name the Item Bank.
  4. Click Create Bank.

Share an Item Bank with Another Instructor

  1. Click on Item Banks in the Course Navigation Menu on the left.
  2. Click on the Share Icon, which resembles three dots in the shape of a “less than” symbol.
  3. Type in the instructor’s Name or Email Address.
  4. Select the instructor’s Name from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click on the Access Drop-Down Menu.
  6. Select Can View or Can Edit, depending on the level of access you wish to provide.
  7. Click Done.

Share an Item Bank with a Course

  1. Click on Item Banks in the Course Navigation Menu on the left.
  2. Click on the Share Icon, which resembles three dots in the shape of a “less than” symbol.
  3. Type in the Course Name or CRN Number.
  4. Select the Course from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click on the Access Drop-Down Menu.
  6. Select Can Edit to enable future instructors to make changes if they wish.
  7. Click Done.

Edit Questions in an Item Bank

  1. Click on Item Banks in the Course Navigation Menu on the left.
  2. Click the Name of the item bank to open it.
  3. Click the Pencil icon to the right of a question’s name to edit the question.
  4. Click the +New button in the upper-right to add new questions to the item bank.
  5. Click the Paper Icon to copy/move the question.
  6. Click the Trash Can Icon to remove the question from the item bank.

Import Content into an Item Bank

  1. Click on Item Banks in the Course Navigation Menu on the left.
  2. Click the Name of an empty item bank to open it, or create a New Bank.
    • Note: You can only import content into an empty item bank.
  3. Click the More Options Menu (three vertical dots) in the upper-right corner.
  4. Select Import Content.
  5. Upload a QTI 1.2 or 2.x .zip file from your computer.
    • Note: You can import a question bank from Blackboard by uploading a Question Pool that you downloaded from Blackboard as a QTI .zip file.