Overview

This tutorial will show you how to add media and equations into questions in Respondus. The different ways to add media and equations are described in the following order:

A. Add Media from Your Computer

B. Add Online Media

C. Add an Equation

A. Add Media from Your Computer

Step 1

Open or create a new question bank and then make sure you’re in the Edit window.

Screenshot of the Edit tab.

Step 2

Select in the box where you want the media to appear and then select the Media icon in the top bar menu.

Screenshot of the Media button.

Step 3

A new window will open. Select Upload a media file from my computer and then select Next.

Screenshot of the Upload a media file from my computer option.

Step 4

Select Image or Audio/Video file or Other file type depending on the media that you want to upload and then select Next.

Screenshot of selecting the media type.

Step 5

Select Browse, find the file, select Open, and then select Next.

Screenshot of opening the file.

Step 6

Type in a scale size and then select Finish.

Screenshot of setting the scale size.

Step 7

A camera icon will appear to show that the media was added.

Screenshot of the camera icon.

B. Add Online Media

Step 1

Open or create a new question, and then make sure you’re in the Edit window.

Screenshot of the Edit tab.

Step 2

Select in the box where you want the media to appear and then select the Media icon in the top bar menu.

Screenshot of the Media button.

Step 3

A new window will appear. Select Link to a media file on a web server and then select Next.

Screenshot of the Link to a media file on a web server option.

Step 4

Select the type of media you want to use and then select Next.

Screenshot of choosing YouTube video.

Step 5

Type or paste in the URL address or search for the media, select whether you want to embed the video or create a link, and then select Finish.

Screenshot of pasting in the URL.

Step 6

You will see a small icon in the box in which you placed your cursor to show that the media has been added.

Screenshot of the YouTube icon.

Step 7

Select Preview to verify that your media uploaded correctly.

Screenshot of the Preview button.

Screenshot of the preview video.

C. Add an Equation

Step 1

To insert an equation into the question, select the box in which you want the equation to appear and then select the equation icon at the top of the window.

Screenshot of the Equation button.

Step 2

Insert your equation and then select the X in the top right corner to close the window.

Screenshot of the X.

Step 3

A new window will appear. We recommend leaving the image scale factor as 150% or larger so that the equation is easy to see when you publish your quiz on Canvas. We also recommend adding an “Alt” text description to be used by screen readers. Select OK when you’re finished.

Screenshot of setting the scale.

Step 4

The equation icon will appear where you chose to insert the equation. Select Preview to verify that the equation was inserted correctly.

Screenshot of the Preview button.

Step 5

To edit or delete the equation, select the equation icon and select the appropriate option.

Screenshot of the editing or deleting options.

For additional Respondus help and information, go to http://respondus.com/products/respondus/demos.shtml

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