RESPONDUS: How do I upload a test, survey or pool to Blackboard using Respondus?

Follow the steps below to upload a test, survey or pool to Blackboard using Respondus.

 

Directly upload your assessment to Blackboard

  1. Open Respondus (after patching Respondus your Current Personality should read Blackboard 7.x - 9.x).
  2. Click the Open button to open a file then choose the file you wish to upload to Blackboard.
  3. Click the Preview & Publish tab.
  4. Click the Publish to Blackboard button (located on the left side).
  5. Click the Publish Wizard button to run the wizard.
  6. In section 1, choose Publish to single course.
  7. In section 2, select add new server (if you already have a Blackboard server setup skip to step 13).
  8. Select Yes, check for preconfigured server settings,  then click Next.
  9. Enter a name to describe this Blackboard server (e.g. My Bb Courses).
  10. Enter you login information for this Blackboard server, then click Next.
  11. Wait for Connection to be completed, then click Next.
  12. Click Finish to return to the Publish Wizard.
  13. Select Blackboard Server and click Next.
  14. Select course under Choose Course to publish to.
  15. Select a choice under Create or Replace Exam/Survey or Pool.
  16. Click Next.
  17. Wait for upload to be completed then click Finish.

Manually upload your assessment to Blackboard

  1. Open Respondus (after patching Respondus your Current Personality should read Blackboard 7.x - 9.x).
  2. Click the Open button to open an file and then choose the file you wish to upload to Blackboard.
  3. Click the Preview & Publish tab.
  4. Click the Publish to Blackboard button, located on the left side.
  5. Click the Publish Wizard button to run the wizard.
  6. In section one choose Save pool to local file for manual uploading then click Next.
  7. Click the Save As button to choose a location on your computer to store the file.
  8. In section 2 choose Pool — no points or Test with points
  9. Click Finish and you will see Pool file successfully created (this is shown for either choice).
  10. To upload your file into Blackboard, enter your Blackboard course site.
  11. Under Control Panel click Course Tools to expand the menu options.
  12. Click Tests, Surveys and Pools.
  13. Click the appropriate option TestsSurveys or Pools.
  14. Click Import Test or Import Pool (the button will be based on your previous selection).
  15. Select Browse My Computer to Locate the Test, Survey or Pool.
  16. You will receive a confirmation after the assessment has been uploaded. 

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