Using Respondus to Publish Exams to eLC

This tutorial will show you how to use Respondus to connect to eLC and publish an exam to a selected course once you've imported your questions into Respondus. If you need assistance importing your questions into Respondus, please see the Respondus Quick Start Guide.

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1. Open Respondus and open your exam file.

2. Click the Preview & Publish tab.

3. Click the Publish Wizard.

4. On the Publish Wizard Settings screen, choose “Publish to a single course.” Next to Desire2Learn Server, choose “add new server” from the dropdown.

5. Choose “No, I want to enter the server settings manually.” Click Next.

6. On the next screen, you will fill in the server settings to connect to eLC.  For #2, paste in this URL: Then, click Extract.


7. Complete the rest of the fields:

Click OK.

Screenshot of D2L Server Information in Respondus

8. Now press “Next” to connect to eLC.

9. Once you’re connected, you must choose which course you want to publish the exam questions to. The drop down will list all eLC courses in which you are an instructor. 

Select a course, and then choose an assessment type.

10. Once you’ve made your selections, Click “Next.”

Respondus will now connect to eLC, and import your questions to your course. Once you see the “Completed Successfully” message, click Finish to complete the import.