Respondus 4.0 - Test Management Tool

What Is Respondus 4.0?

Respondus 4.0 Campus-Wide is a software application that is used to manage exams and exam questions that can be imported from Microsoft Word or other word processing programs directly to Blackboard Learn. Exam questions can also be created in Respondus and then imported into Blackboard Learn. Respondus 4.0 is only available for use on Windows computers.

Respondus License Information

Our license with Respondus, Inc. DOES NOT permit instructors to obtain support directly from Respondus, Inc. If CIT is unable to provide a solution to your particular question or problem, we will contact Respondus, Inc. on your behalf.

Our license DOES permit you to install a copy of the Respondus software on a second computer, such as your laptop or home computer. Please note that providing the Respondus software, or the password information, to anyone who is not affiliated with the University of Alabama is a violation of our licensing agreement with Respondus.

Obtaining Respondus

Click the Download Respondus button on the Respondus Campus-Wide page of the OIT software catalog.

Access to the Respondus Installation File and Installation Password is limited to instructors and teaching assistants at the University of Alabama.

Respondus Campus-Wide Instructions

Installation instructions and formatting instructions can be found with the file download above on the Respondus Campus-Wide page. Click the Download Respondus button to access the following guides:

  • Download and Install Respondus 4

  • Export Blackboard Test to Word - Respondus 4

  • How to Publish your test to Blackboard via Respondus 4

  • How to Format Test Questions and Import into Respondus 4

Guides from the Vendor

Quick Start Guide PDF
Respondus User Guide PDF
Creating and Formatting Questions with Respondus (Respondus YouTube Video)
Importing Questions with Respondus (Respondus YouTube Video)
Using Publisher Test Banks with Respondus
Publishing to Blackboard (Respondus YouTube Video)