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How do I create test items in Respondus 4.0 for exporting to my course in Canvas?

In this article you are going to learn the steps to begin creating test questions in Respondus 4.0 for the purpose of porting questions to Canvas

1. On the Start menu, set the Current Personality dropdown menu to Canvas.

Note: it is essential to choose the correct format; otherwise, you may have considerable difficulty converting your test to the proper format to upload it to your course.

Current Personality field set to Canvas

2. Select Create to create a new Respondus file.

Respondus Create a New Respondus file window

3. Type a Name of File.

Name of File field selected

4. Type a Description for the file.

Description field selected

5. Click on OK.

OK button selected

6. The screen automatically changes to the Edit menu and displays the form used to author and add questions to the file.

Respondus Edit Page

7. From the list of Item Types located on the left-hand side of the screen, select the desired Item Type.

In this sample, we will demonstrate a Multiple Choice question type.

Respondus Edit Page

8. Type a title for the question.

Title of Question field is selected

9. Type a statement/question for this question.

Question wording field selected

10. Type in the answer and the detractors.

Answer fields are selected

11. Select which answer is the correct one.

Select Correct Answer field selected

12. Type the point value for this question.

Point Value field selected

13. When you have finished filling in the information for the Multiple Choice form, click the "Add To End of List" button.

The question will be added to the Question List found at the bottom of the screen.

Add to End of List button selected

14. From the Question list, right-mouse click the question to preview, edit, delete, move, duplicate, etc.

Respondus Edit Question List

15. To add more items, click the Clear Form button.

Clear form button selected

Then select the desired Question Type and complete the form as discussed above in order to create a new question.

Article Summary

In this article you have learned the steps to begin creating test questions in Respondus 4.0 for the purpose of porting questions to Canvas.