Publish a Quiz or Question Library from Respondus to D2L

Respondus allows a quiz or question library to be published to a D2L course or courses.

If you have not installed Respondus 4.0, see Installing or Updating Respondus 4.0 & StudyMate Author.

Publishing a Quiz or Question Library to D2L

  1. In Respondus, Open or Create the quiz or question library.
    Displays Open or Create buttons in Respondus
  2. Click on the Preview & Publish tab. On the menu on the left, click on Publish.
    Displays Preview and Publish tab with Publish menu selected
  3. Click on the Publish Wizard button.
    Displays Publish Wizard button
  4. On the Publish Wizard window, choose an option for type of publish. The most common option is Publish to a Single Course.
    Displays publish options
  5. Select the server you have previously configured.
    Displays server selection
    NOTE: If there is no server created yet, follow steps A-D. Otherwise, skip this section.
    1. Select -add new server- from the dropdown menu.
       Shows 'add new server' selection
    2. Respondus may be preconfiqured to connect to D2L. Select "Yes, check for preconfigured server settings." Click Next.
      Displays selection for preconfiured server settings
    3. Enter a name for the server, your LSC system username, and your Respondus password. See Installing or Updating Respondus 4.0 & StudyMate Author if you do not have the Respondus/D2L password. If Respondus is installed on your computer, and not used by others, you may check "Save my User Name and Password."  Choose whether to Run or Skip the connection test. Click Next.
    4. Click Finish.
      Displays completed server setup
  6. Click Next to begin the connection to the server.
    NOTE: If the connection fails, contact VTAC Chat through the VTAC Support link in D2L or email vtac@lonestar.edu.
  7. Select the course to which you wish to publish your questions.
    Displays course selection
  8. Select Create New Quiz or Create New Section to create a question library.
  9. Enter a name for the quiz or question library.
    Displays Create Assessment Type options
  10. Click the Next button.
    NOTE: The publish process will take between 15 seconds and several minutes, depending on several factors: the speed of your connection, the load on the server, the size of the media elements that are being retrieved, and so forth.
    You will know that the publish is successful by the statement “Completed successfully” that appears in the status box.
    Displays publish status box
  11. Click Finish


If you created and uploaded math symbols or equations to Brightspace using Respondus, see Respondus 4.0 Guides & Videos to download the full Guide for details.