Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to eCollege. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment with programs such as Word and then imported to Respondus for uploading to eCollege.  Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus will save you hours on each project.

To watch a demo prepared by the makers of Respondus click here. To download Respondus, click here.

Getting Started

1. Downloading and Installing Respondus (PDF)

2. Establishing a Server Connection  (PDF)

3. Importing Questions from a Doc or TXT file (PDF)

4. Publish to myLeo Online (D2L Brightspace) (PDF)

Helpful Videos and Resources

Respondus works with publishers to provide test banks for exams for some textbooks.  You may choose to conduct a search for existing exams provided at the Respondus Website at Click on the "Publisher Test Banks in Respondus Format - Search" button on the left navigation bar, and follow the screen prompts.

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