To create an exam in Respondus, please follow the steps below:


  1. Launch the Repsonuds application.
  2. After launching Respondus you will be taken to the 'Start' section.  Select 'Create' to create a new Respondus File.  
  3. The 'Create New File' dialog box will open.  Enter a file name and enter a description then click 'OK'.
  4. You now may begin creating the questions for your exam. 
  5. The test creation window has 3 sections:  Edit Questions - Question Type - Questions List.
  6. As you choose the 'Question Type' on the left, this will update the right 'Edit Question' pane for this questions type.
  7. You may choose to Copy questions from a previous Respondus File by selecting 'Copy from Another File'.
  8. Edit Question 
    1. You can enter a Title of the question. 
    2. Question Wording - Add the questions.
    3. Answers - Enter the possible answers for the question type selected.
    4. Point Value - Enter the point value required for this question.
    5. Add to End of List - This option will add this question to the end of your question list.
    6. Insert into List - This option will allow you to add this question where you want into your current question list.
  9. Questions List 
  10. Once finished creating your questions, you can publish the Exam to your Canvas course.



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