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Respondus 4.0

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, ANGEL, Desire2Learn, Pearson eCollege, Canvas, Moodle, and other learning systems. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, or moved from one LMS to another. Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus will save you hours on each project.

Authoring Features

  • Distinct user environments (called "personalities") for ANGEL, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Pearson eCollege, Canvas, Moodle, and IMS QTI (see system requirements)
  • Create exams and assessments offline using a Windows interface
  • Supports up to 15 question types, including calculated and algorithmic formats
  • Import questions from MS Word (including embedded images), rich-text, QTI, and tab/comma delimited formats
  • Access to thousands of Respondus-compatible publisher test banks – FREE to instructors who adopt a participating textbook
  • Use the Exam Wizard to create an assessment in minutes
  • "Spell check" an entire exam file (includes dictionaries for American English, Canadian English, British English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, and a comprehensive medical dictionary)
  • Add tables, bulleted lists, font changes, and enhanced formatting
  • Insert mathematical and scientific symbols using the Respondus Equation Editor or MathType
  • Use the Media Wizard to add images, audio and video to assessments and  create links to content on other servers (e.g. YouTube, Picasa)
  • Create random sets of questions in seconds with a one-step wizard
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Preview, Publish and Printing Features

  • Preview questions before publishing them to the LMS
  • Publish exams and assessments directly to an online course (media files are automatically uploaded)
  • A “batch publish” feature allows assessments and surveys to be published to multiple courses in a single step**
  • Determine point values and exam settings offline
  • Print exams/surveys directly from Respondus, or save files to MS Word or rich-text format

Retrieval and Reporting Features

  • Retrieve exams from the leading learning platforms, complete with media files*
  • Retrieve custom reports, such as student scores, summary statistics, and answer distributions*
  • Download answer databases for quizzes or surveys and save them in an Excel-compatible format*
  • Archive and restore exam/survey projects (including media content) with one click — ideal for providing a colleague with a ready-to-use exam

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*This feature can only be used with certain eLearning systems
**This feature is only available to institutions that have a Respondus Campus-wide License