Respondus Test Generator Desktop App (For Instructors)

"Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, ANGEL, Desire2Learn, eCollege, Moodle, and other eLearning systems. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, or moved from one eLearning system to another. Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus will save you hours on each project." - Source: Products
Download and install the Respondus Software
  • ECU has a site-wide license for Respondus. The videos below explain how to download, install and link Respondus to a Blackboard server.
Downloading Respondus – Log in to the ECU Download Center and scroll to the Respondus entry. Click the Click Here to Access Software link on the right to open the download options.

Here is the VIDEO tutorial on how to download the Respondus application. This video starts at the point in which you need to log in.

Installing Respondus – Respondus is a simple install. All you need to do to kick it off is double click the application file you downloaded. Keep the “Installation Password” document within reach. You will need the software key and the university name ( East Carolina University) to add to the software wizard.

Here is a VIDEO tutorial on how to install Respondus.

Linking Respondus to your Blackboard courses - Linking Respondus and Blackboard will allow you to download tests, pools for editing within Respondus. You can take these tests and print them if you choose. You can also create new tests and upload them to any of your courses.
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