Exporting Respondus Exams Locally

This method is used if you cannot connect your Respondus content directly to Blackboard or if you feel this method is easier.

1. Click on the Start tab and then select Open.

Open Responuds 4.0 and on the Start menu Click Open a file.

2. Select the content you wish to save locally to your computer and then select Open.

Select the desired file and click Open.

3. Click Preview + Publish.

Click the Preview + Publish tab.

4. Select Publish Wizard.

On the Preview + Publish tab click Publish and use the Publish Wizard.

5. To publish locally, under Step 1, select the radio button next to “Save pool to local file for manual uploading” and then click Next. Make sure the Blackboard Server is indicated in Step 2 before publishing.

On the Publish Wizard window choose Save pool to local file for manual uploading. Click Next.

6. Next, click the button titled Save As.

Click the Save as button.

7. Once you click Save As, a new window will open. Select the location on your PC where you wish to save the file and then Save.

Select saving location and type file name.

8. After saving your Respondus file locally on your system, select either “Pool with No Points” or “Test with Points” and then click Finish. I have selected Pool.

Click Finish.

9. Your file has been successfully saved to your device. Click OK.

Click OK.

Uploading Respondus Files to Blackboard

1. From your Blackboard course, go to Details & Actions/Question Banks.

Use to Details & Actions menu in your course and choose Question Banks.

2. Next, select the plus ( plus symbol ) sign button to add a new question bank.

Select the + sign to add a question bank.

3. Select the zip file generated by Respondus 4.0 and click Open.

Select the .zip file generated by Respondus and click Open.

4. Blackboard will start the import process.

The import process will start.

5. When the import process is complete, the questions from the question bank are ready to use.

The new question bank is ready to use.

For instructions on how to use the questions in assessments, please see the other documents posted on our site under the Tests and Quizzes section.