Respondus 4.0

Create and Manage Exams using Respondus 4.0

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What is Respondus 4.0

Respondus 4.0 is a Windows-based authoring tool that allows instructors to create and manage exams for that can be printed to paper or published directly to learning systems. 

NOTE: It is generally no longer necessary to take these additional steps to upload publisher content nor manage exams when using Collin College's Canvas LMS. eLC staff are available to assist in assessing the best methods of creating and managing exams.

Respondus 4.0 is not...

A LockDown Browser. Respondus is a company that has multiple products for assessment and and learning systems. Respondus LockDown Browser is one of their products as is Respondus 4.0. Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down a testing environment to prevent cheating during online exams. Respondus LockDown browser in only used and available at Collin College inside Testing Centers. Please visit and contact a Collin College Testing Center for information on setting up an assessment  Respondus LockDown Browser.

How to install Respondus 4.0

How do I install Respondus 4.0 software on my computer?

Click here for instructions to download the software and apply/update the software license.

Respondus 4.0 Resources

Respondus Resources

Respondus User Guide

Respondus Videos


Other Helpful Resources

How to upload a quiz to a Canvas course using Respondus 

Word to Respondus to Canvas

Publishing to Canvas

All Respondus Products & Canvas by Canvas



If you have questions or problems using Respondus 4.0 software, consult the online help, check the Respondus User Guides, or contact the eLC at or 972-881-5870.


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