SubFolders for Questions Banks

Idea created by NATHAN BLACKNER on May 31, 2016
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    PLEASE develop folders and subfolders within question banks so questions can be organized for easier access in quiz creation.  If a teacher chooses to develop a quiz with a selected number of questions randomly being chosen from several different question banks, it becomes very difficult to filter through the hundreds of question banks created, especially when canvas lumps all questions banks from all courses together in the quiz creation.  For example it would be nice if a teacher could create a folder for each unit and within that folder have subfolders for M.C., fill in blank, Graph interpretation, essay etc.  Right now you have to create a different question bank for each question type, point value and subject area.  Teaching 4 different subjects creates hundreds of banks and becomes chaotic really fast.  It is like trying to save everything on your desktop and then be expected to go find one document in the thousands of items.  Folders with subfolder capability is only logical to file questions in a bank.  Please make this needed addition this summer!!

     

         

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    September 2016 update from Jason Sparks

    Hello, Fellow Quizzlers!

     

    This is an excellent idea.  As we dive deeper into the Canvas Studio: Modern Quizzing Engine , we will do our best to enhance the item banking toolset. There's a lot of work to be done, but we will do what we can. For now, I will add this idea to our backlog.

     

    Kind regards,

     

    Jason