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Respondus Installation Instructions

Steps for Installation and Update of Respondus

Please quit all other applications prior to running the installer.

  • Install the full version of Respondus 4.0.
  • Check for latest update by completing the followng:
    • Select check for update from the Help menu.
    • Select Get Update in the dialog window.
    • Follow the onscreen instructions.
    • After update is complete, exit and relaunch Respondus. The Update will not take effect until you exit and relaunch Respondus.
  • Open Respondus. If this is the first time you are running it, you will be prompted for the following information:
    • Institution Name: University at Buffalo
    • Local Support Contact: mwoodard@buffalo.edu
    • Installation Password ZR821382234-231516053 
    •     (Password valid through: July  2018)
 
 

Configuring Respondus for UBlearns Use

You will only need to do these steps once to set up UBlearns access to respondus. (Note: You won't be publishing anything to UBlearns with the below steps)

  • click Open, highlight Respondus Introduction and click Open
  • Click the Preview & Publish tab, then Publish to Blackboard in the left side navigation.
  • Select Publish Wizard icon.
  • Type of Publish - Select Publish to single course option.
  • Select add new server from the drop-down menu.
  • Select Yes, check for preconfigured server settings then Next.
  • Select UBlearns Production v9 from the drop-down box and click OK
  • Complete field to describe this Blackboard Server (example UBlearns).
  • Enter your login information (UBIT username and password).
  • Select Save username and password if your computer is not shared.
  • Select Run connection test.
  • Select Next.
  • Select Finish to close the wizard after new server settings have been added or updated.
  • Click Cancel

Note: If you receive a message about saving Respondus Introduction you can click No

Publish an exam/quiz from Respondus to UBlearns

  • click Open, select or browse for your respondus file and click Open
  • Click the Preview & Publish tab, then Publish to Blackboard in the left side navigation.
  • Select Publish Wizard icon.
  • Type of Publish - Select Publish to single course or Batch Publish to mutiple courses and click Next.
  • Enter your login information (UBIT username and password), if prompted for them
  • Select the course (or courses) in which to put the exam from the drop-down menu
  • Select Next.
  • You may be prompted to choose the content area to upload the exam to. Click the appropriate content area and click Next.
  • Select Finish to complete.

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