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 [1] and select the Manage Item Banks option [2].

Video Tutorial: Manage Item Bank

6 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Canvas Course and click Quizzes.

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2. Click Assessment Title.

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3. Click Build.

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4. Click More Quiz Actions.

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5. Click Manage Item Banks.

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6. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1864811/Manage-Item-Bank

View Item Banks

From the Item Banks page, you can view all item banks you have created [1]. Each item bank will include the date it was last updated [2] and the number of questions and stimuli it contains [3].

To create a new item bank, click the Add Bank button [4].

Open an Item Bank

To open an item bank, click the name of the item bank.

View Items

View the items in the item bank [1].

To search for an item, enter the search criteria in the Search field [2]. 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 [3].

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 [1]. Selected tags will display in the Tags and Metadata field [2]. 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 [3].

Video Tutorial: Open, View Item Banks and Search Filters

13 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Canvas Course and click Quizzes.

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2. Click New Quizzes Quiz.

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3. Click Build.

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4. Click More Quiz Actions.

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5. Click Manage Item Banks.

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6. Click History Questions.

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7. Click Search.

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8. Type Search.

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9. Click Filters.

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10. Click Tags and Metadata.

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11. Click Boston.

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12. Click Item Type.

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13. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1865292/Alamo-Instructure---How-to-untitled-task-name

Manage Items

To edit an item bank question, click the Edit icon [1]. To move or copy a question to another item bank, click the Copy icon [2]. To delete a question, click the Delete icon [3].

To return to your item bank, click the Item Banks link [4].

Video Tutorial: Manage Items

16 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Canvas Course and click Quizzes.

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2. Click New Quizzes Quiz.

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3. Click Build.

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4. Click More Quiz Actions.

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5. Click Manage Item Banks.

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6. Click History Questions.

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7. Click Edit Item.

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8. Click Done.

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9. Click Copy / Move Item.

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10. Click Drop Down Menu.

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11. Click History 1920.

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12. Click Add.

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13. Click Delete Item.

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14. Click Delete.

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15. Click Item Banks.

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16. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1865348/Manage-Items

View Item Details

To view more details for a question, click the Open icon [1]. The details will include answer choices [2], the date and time the item was last updated [3], and any tags added to the item [4].

To close question details, click the Close icon [5].

Video Tutorial: View Item Details

9 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Canvas Course and click Quizzes.

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2. Click New Quizzes Quiz.

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3. Click Build.

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4. Click More Quiz Actions.

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5. Click Manage Item Banks.

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6. Click History Questions.

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7. Click Expand Item details.

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8. Click Collapse Item details.

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9. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1865354/View-Item-Details

Edit Item Bank

To edit an item bank, click the Options icon [1] and select the Edit option [2].

Edit Item Bank Name

To change the name of the item bank, enter the name in the Bank Name field [1]. To save the item bank name, click the Save Changes button [2].

Video Tutorial: Edit Item Bank and Bank Name

5 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Item Banks and click Edit bank History 1920.

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2. With your mouse, select text in Bank Name.

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3. Type Bank Name.

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4. Click Save Changes.

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5. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1865358/Edit-Item-bank-and-Bank-Name-

Delete Item Bank

To delete an item bank, click the Options icon [1] and select the Delete option [2].

View the warning message for deleting item banks [1].

To delete the item bank, click the Delete button [2]. To keep the item bank, click the Cancel button [3].

Notes:

  • 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

3 STEPS

1. The first step is to open Item Banks and click Delete bank History 1960.

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2. Click Delete.

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3. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

https://www.iorad.com/player/1865360/Delete-Item-Bank

For additional assistance with Canvas, visit the Canvas related Guides or contact your campus Instructional Innovation Center/Distance Learning department.

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