QB/e HuntEdgeSpace

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8 min video
slides only

I just made a video that is available in three places:
1- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mwIkHshOIg
2-My facebook page
3-c:File:Open Quizbank Proposal First.webm
See also the pdf printout of the slides
Lake Campus Symposium: Creating a bank so students won't break the bank
https://bitbucket.org/Guy_vandegrift/qbwiki/wiki/Home/
The conversion to LaTeX should make this bank more compatible with VLEs
CLICK HERE TO SEE HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE VISITING THESE QUESTIONS
 Quizbank - Quizbank/Python/LaTex - Category:QB/LaTeXpdf - QB - edit news
Students with minimal Python skills can now write numerical questions



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