Once you have created your questions and have formatted them correctly, you can upload them into Respondus and then publish them to WebCampus. Importing the Questions Open Respondus and click anywhere inside the Respondus window to close the Respondus title screen or wait for it to disappear. Click the Import Questions button and the Import Questions window will open. In section 1, you'll do the following: select the file format from the Type of File drop-down menu - choose Plain text for files saved as simple text (.txt) and Rich Text for files saved as rich text (.rtf). click the Browse button next to the File name field and search for your file containing the quiz questions. Select the file and then select the Open button. The path to the file will appear in the File name field. click the Browse button next to the Image Folder field and search for the folder containing any images required for your quiz. Select the folder and then select the OK button. The path to the folder will appear in the Image Folder field. In section 2, you'll do the following: select the appropriate radio button choice based on whether you want to Append the questions to the current document (i.e., you are starting from an existing Respondus file) or Create a new document, named: to save a brand new file. If you create a new document, select the additional radio button to indicate whether it is an exam or survey. select the check box for Use stem plus question number to create title... if you want Respondus to create question titles using a specific stem such as “Chapter02,” etc. Specify the stem in the text box. In section 3, you can activate the Preview button and review your expected import results. The questions will appear in the “Preview results” table and you may review them. Warning: Watch the text box below “Preview results” for any problems encountered by Respondus. Some common warnings are: No warnings - You are clear to proceed Duplicate titles - Respondus will resolve this problem No answers - You have some questions that do NOT have the answer identified Resolve any warnings and select the Finish button when you are ready to proceed. A new window will open indicating the file has been saved. Finally, click OK and the current windows will close and the Edit Questions screen will appear (see next step below). Editing the Questions and Starting the Publish Wizard Make changes to any questions and add new questions from the Edit Questions screen. Click the action icon ( ) to edit, delete, or preview any of your existing questions. If you opened the preview window, click on the OK button when you are finished reviewing the question. To create a new question: Select the question category that you wish to create from the left navigation area. Enter the question title in the text box under item 1. Enter the text of the question or question stem in the text box under item 2. The rest of the items will vary depending on the type of question selected. The last item will add the question to your list. Add to End of List = will put the question at the end. Insert into List = will allow you to select where the questions will be added. When all of your questions have been created, click the Preview & Publish tab near the top of the window and the Preview & Publish screen will appear. Select the Publish to Blackboard category from the left navigation area. Click the Publish Wizard button. Adding the WebCampus server information and Finishing the Publish Wizard If this is the first time you have used Respondus, you will have to set up the WebCampus server information. Select “-add new server-” from the drop-down menu for Blackboard Server. The Add New Server Settings window will appear. Select the Yes, check for preconfigured server settings option and click Next. In section 1, you will type a name to describe the Blackboard server (e.g., UNLV WebCampus Server) In section 2, you will fill in your WebCampus user name and password in the appropriate fields. Check the Save my User Name and Password box; otherwise, you'll have to repeatedly re-enter this information. However, do NOT check this box if you share your computer! In section 3, select Run connection test and click Next. The Preconfigured Server Settings Wizard should complete after a few moments. When it does, click Next and then Finish on the subsequent screen that appears. Your server settings have been saved, and you may now click Next to proceed with the Publish Wizard. After the server information is established, to publish your quiz, select the appropriate information for the remaining steps: Select the appropriate course (a list will appear if you have more than one) to be the destination for the quiz or test. If course templates apply to you, a list of templates will appear in the Template box. If you are uploading a new assessment, select Create new Exam. If replacing questions in an existing assessment, select Replace existing Exam. You also have the option to create a new question pool or replace an existing question pool. Select any other options for the Exam/Survey and click Next to proceed. Select the course content area or folder to deploy a link to the text. Click Next and Respondus will complete the upload for you. When the status text box reports Completed successfully, you may click Finish and close Respondus. You may locate the uploaded quiz in the content area or via the Tests, Surveys, and Pools link (in the Control Panel, under Course Tools).