chapter  8
Scaling Up
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Dr. Shah is concerned about using the same MCQs in her online quizzes and exams for a class of several hundred students. She worries that students will cheat, as even the most honorable students might be tempted to do so in a completely online class. However, she knows that the online assessment software system at her institution includes an “item bank” feature, where each student receives a different question on the same concept. We will explore when and how instructors would want to use item banks with MCQs in their assessments.