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Respondus 4 - Publish a quiz into Canvas with the Publish Wizard

This article demonstrates how to use the Respondus 4 Publish Wizard to import quizzes directly into Canvas.

Using the Publish Wizard

  1. Open the Respondus 4 desktop application.
  2. On the Respondus 4 homepage, select Open and choose the quiz file to publish into Canvas.

    This image highlights how to open a respondus file.

    Note: Make sure the Current Personality in Respondus 4 is set to Canvas from the Personality drop-down menu. 
  3. Once the quiz file has been opened, navigate to the Preview & Publish tab at the top of the Respondus 4 application.

    This image highlights how to open the preview & publish tab and the publish wizard to export your quiz to Canvas.

  4. On the left side of the application, select Publish to Canvas and click on the Publish Wizard button.
  5. In the Publish Wizard pop-up, determine if the exam should be published to a single course or to multiple courses.

    This image shows the publishing pop-up and how to add a new server to respondus.

  6. From the Canvas Server drop-down menu, select add new server. In the pop-up, select the radio button Yes, check for preconfigured server settings and click Next.

    This image highlights preconfigured server settings for respondus to use with Canvas

  7. In the text-box, enter a name for the Canvas server (i.e UWM Canvas Server).
  8. Under login information, enter a UWM Email address.
    1. Note: DO NOT enter a password, type in any random character into the text-box.
    2. Click the checkbox under the login to save the login information for future use.
  9. Select the radio button Run connection test to make sure Respondus 4 can communicate with the Canvas course and select Next.

    This image shows what information to type in for the new Canvas server in Respondus.

  10. In the pop-up window, choose UW-Milwaukee from the drop-down menu and select Go.

    This image shows the authorization pop-up windown and highlights the institution drop-down menu and the Go button.

  11. In the next window, login with a UWM ePanther ID and password and select Login.
  12. In the following window, select Authorize to allow Respondus 4 to access the Canvas account.

    This image shows the authorize pop-up given when Respondus attempts to access your Canvas course.

  13. Select Finish once Respondus 4 has confirmed a connection to the Canvas server.
  14. In the next pop-up window, select either Graded Quiz or Question Bank.
  15. Specify if Respondus 4 should Create a new quiz and name it in the following text-box, or Replace an existing quiz in the course.
  16. Apply any other options available and select Next.

    This image highlights the graded quiz bubble and the text box to enter the name of your quiz.

  17. Choose which course to export the quiz into and select Next.

    This image shows the way respondus displays the possible Canvas courses you can export your quiz into.

  18. Respondus 4 has a prompt when the quiz has been published successfully. Once completed, select Finish.

    This image shows the message for a successfully exported respondus quiz into Canvas.

Keywordsrespondus 4 canvas instructure d2l quiz import publish wizard   Doc ID83576
OwnerBenjamin G.GroupCETL
Created2018-07-11 14:05:58Updated2024-01-03 10:52:57
SitesUW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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