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Illinois Compass 2g, Use Respondus to Retrieve Test Questions
Respondus is Windows-only test authoring software that can be used to create, edit, and publish online tests to Illinois Compass 2g.
Respondus can be downloaded from the Webstore at http://go.illinois.edu/respondus
Ensure Respondus is up to date by clicking on Help and selecting Check for Update.
Once Respondus is up to date, set the personality for Blackboard 7.x – 9.x:
Click the Retrieval & Reports tab then click Retrieve Questions button on the left menu, and then click add new server from the drop-down menu:
On the next screen select the option to check for preconfigured settings:
After clicking Next, the screen below will be displayed:
- Type Illinois Compass 2g to set the description for this server
- Click Next to run the connection test to ensure that Respondus can connect to Illinois Compass.
- A log in window will pop-up, click to sign into Illinois Compass, then type your credentials.
- Click 'Close after login' in the upper right of the screen after logging in.
You have now set up preconfigured settings in Respondus, the settings will be remembered for the next time.