NBCLearn Video Library

The NBC Learn Video Library allows you to embed videos directly to your course via the rich content editor toolbar, which is found in the Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus tools in Canvas. These videos include a transcript and English captioning, plus citations in MLA, APA or Chicago Style formats. You can find […]

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Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Students are locked into the assessment and are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Download the Browser Download Respondus LockDown Browser This link is unique to DU. The browser won’t work if it is downloaded […]

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Having trouble with ZOOM within Canvas?

My ZOOM page does not appear within Canvas. Some people have created free ZOOM accounts or ZOOM accounts for other organizations. ZOOM on your computer gets confused when your Canvas user settings do not match up with your DU ZOOM user account. Signing out and signing back in normally fixes the problem. Download ZOOM Pro […]

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Canvas Teacher App

Time is a teacher’s most valuable resource. Save time and use Canvas more efficiently from your mobile device or tablet with the Canvas Teacher app. Canvas Teacher allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom. This app provides quick access to three of the most frequent course facilitation […]

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Formatting Text Documents for Respondus

Respondus will import multiple choice, true-false, essay, fill in the blank, and multiple answer questions. The plain text, rich-text, or MS Word file must be organized in a “Standard Format” before it can be imported into Respondus. The Standard Format for questions has required elements and optional elements. Important: Respondus requires Windows 7 or higher. Standard […]

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Updating Your Respondus License

The Respondus license renews each year on August 1st and existing users must update the installation password each year. Login to this portfolio to access the current installation password. http://portfolio.du.edu/respondus

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Respondus 4.0 (Quiz builder)

Respondus 4.0 is authoring software that allows instructors to Import specially-formatted Microsoft Word or Rich Text files into Canvas and automatically create online exams. Instructors can also pull test questions from their textbook publisher (with 1-2 days notice to the publisher) and download hundreds of publisher-created questions into Canvas. You can check whether your textbook is listed. […]

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