Technology & Learning Program


Respondus is a system-wide licensed 3rd party software solution to import and export tests in BB.  The tool can enable the creation of a BB test from a publisher test bank, a test written and formatted for print and for the reverse (creating a printable version of a BB test).

The following document covers the most common Chico uses of Respondus:

  • Removing conflicting formatting from Word.doc (printable tests) for importation into Respondus.
  • Adding necessary formatting for proper importation for several most common question types.
  • Instructions and workflow for using Respondus

NOTE: Respondus is ONLY available for PC and can be obtained from the Support tab in Blackboard Learn [support icon].  Click Support and then type in Respondus to get to the article with a download link and the license key.

Getting Started with Respondus (Google Doc)