How to Export Test Questions from Respondus 4.0 and Import them into Canvas

Follow these steps to manually export a test from Respondus 4.0 into Canvas.

1. Open Respondus, click "Start" and change the "Current Personality" to "IMS QTI."
2. Open the Respondus file and accept any prompts to convert the file.
3. Go to Respondus/Preview & Publish/"Save QTI XML File".
4. Save the file with the File Format option "QTI XML zip file using IMS Content Packaging."
5. Log into your Canvas course with a web browser.
6. Go to Settings/Import Course Content.
7. Under Import Content/Content Type select "QTI .zip file."
8. You have the option of giving the new question bank a name.
9. Complete the import process. You will see a progress bar and a green 'completed' notice when it is finished.
10. Click into your quizzes to see the imported test.

Please note:

  • XML personality do not have Canvas-specific QTI IMS files saved with the QTI
    ​​​​​​​where questions may not import into a Canvas course as expected.
  • Also note that imported QTI files are not compatible with New Quizzes in Canvas.


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