20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Increase Exam Security with Custom Question Banks?

For faculty who want to increase their exam security, this 20-Minute Mentor demonstrates how to use question banks to create unique exams and improve academic integrity.


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How Can I Increase Exam Security with Custom Question Banks?

Question banks allow instructors to significantly increase the security of their exams while providing an opportunity to create more flexibility. A robust set of question banks can improve question organization and control, thus promoting academic integrity and honesty among students.

This 20-Minute Mentor demonstrates how to creatively apply question banks both to increase security, and also to refresh and reinvigorate exams. Participants will receive easy instructions on how to create more secure exams by randomizing questions into a vast combination of options.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the various ways question banks can be incorporated within their courses
  • Realize that using question banks can increase exam security
  • Be motivated to use question banks in their testing

Topics Covered

  • What is a question bank?
  • Understanding how to use question banks
  • Increasing the flexibility of your exams
  • Question bank alternatives
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using question banks


This program will benefit:

  • Professors
  • Department Chairs
  • Deans
  • Educational Developers
  • Instructional Designers

Product Code: PM21BA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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*On-demand access begins on date of purchase.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.