• Printing Canvas Quizzes or Exams

Canvas can be used to print quizzes and exams. 

Note: printed exams often split answer options between pages and leave little room for essay answers.

  1. Click Quizzes on the left page of your Canvas course.
  2. Click on the exam or quiz name.
  3. Click the Preview button.
  4. Use your browser's Print function to print.

Using Respondus to Create Paper-Based Canvas Quizzes or Exams

Installing Respondus requires a Windows Operating System. Consult your network manager or computer support team for more information.

Save Exam as Zipped QTI File in Canvas

Import Zipped QTI File In Respondus

  1. Launch Respondus.
  2. Click Open.
  3. Click Browse on the left side.
  4. Select IMS QTI questions (xml, qti) from the Files of type.

  1. Select the Download folder from Look in drop-down.
  2. Click the quiz export folder.

  1. Click the folder name and click Open.

  1. Click the file name and click Open.

  1. Enter an exam name and click OK.
    •  Ignore all alert messages; you will still be able to save your exam in a document (.doc, .rtf, .txt). 
  1. Select the name you entered in step 9.
  2. Click Open.

Save Exam Or Quiz as a Document (.doc, .rtf, .txt)

  1. Click the Preview & Publish tab at the top.
  2. Click Publish to Canvas on the left.
  3. Click Settings to the right of Exam.

  1. Select your preferences in Question Contents.
  2. Click the Formatting tab and select your preferences.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Select Save as File drop-down.
  5. Enter file name.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Open document of exam and print it.