Manage Item Bank
You can manage your item banks within any assessment in New Quizzes. Item banks can be shared with other users in your account with a teacher, or admin role. Sharing an item bank allows other users to view, edit, and use the item bank.
You can also open New Quizzes to manage item banks by creating a new assessment.
1. In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.
2. Click the title of an assessment.
3. Click the Save button.
4. Click the Options icon  and select the Manage Item Banks option .
Video Tutorial: Manage Item Bank
View Item Banks
From the Item Banks page, you can view all item banks you have created . Each item bank will include the date it was last updated  and the number of questions and stimuli it contains .
To create a new item bank, click the Add Bank button .
Open an Item Bank
To open an item bank, click the name of the item bank.
View the items in the item bank .
To search for an item, enter the search criteria in the Search field . Search results will display items with matching results in question titles, question stems, and answer choices.
To filter search results, click the Add Filters button .
View Search Filters
Search results can be filtered by tags or item type.
To filter results by tags, click the Tags and Metadata field and select a tag . Selected tags will display in the Tags and Metadata field . Tags can be created when editing an item bank item.
To filter results by item type, click the item type options you want to view .
Video Tutorial: Open, View Item Banks and Search Filters
To edit an item bank question, click the Edit icon . To move or copy a question to another item bank, click the Copy icon . To delete a question, click the Delete icon .
To return to your item bank, click the Item Banks link .
Video Tutorial: Manage Items
View Item Details
To view more details for a question, click the Open icon . The details will include answer choices , the date and time the item was last updated , and any tags added to the item .
To close question details, click the Close icon .
Video Tutorial: View Item Details
Edit Item Bank
To edit an item bank, click the Options icon  and select the Edit option .
Edit Item Bank Name
To change the name of the item bank, enter the name in the Bank Name field . To save the item bank name, click the Save Changes button .
Video Tutorial: Edit Item Bank and Bank Name
Delete Item Bank
To delete an item bank, click the Options icon  and select the Delete option .
View the warning message for deleting item banks .
To delete the item bank, click the Delete button . To keep the item bank, click the Cancel button .
- Questions added to an assessment individually will not be removed from the assessment when the item bank is deleted. Question groups that use a random number of item bank items will not be available after the item bank is deleted.
- Once an item bank is deleted, it will also lose its statistical link to reports.
Video Tutorial: Delete Item Bank
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