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Test Editor (Respondus 4.0)

Respondus​ is a tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Canvas. 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.​


  • Convert an on-paper exam (in Word document) into a Canvas Quiz
  • Manage quizzes
  • Share quizzes
  • Move Canvas quiz to paper copy (accommodation and OER)

Use Respondus 4.0 to Convert Paper Exams to Canvas Exams

COC Instructor Shane Ramey recorded the following video tutorials, which walk through the steps to using Respondus.

Respondus Tutorial #1:

Learn the basics of Respondus, including formatting your test in Word, uploading your test from Word into Respondus, and then uploading into Canvas.

Respondus Tutorial #2:

Learn how to use Respondus to establish question groups that will then show up in Canvas.

Respondus Tutorial #3:

Learn how to correctly format exam questions with pictures or figures accompany them. 

Respondus Tutorial #4:

Learn how to correctly format exam questions with pictures or figures accompany them. 

Creating and Formatting Questions in Respondus

This video shows how to create edit questions using the Edit menu in Respondus 4.0.  



This video shows how to take a quiz that's in Respondus and publish it to a Canvas course.

Additional video tutorials are available on the Respondus YouTube channel