Author Archives: Respondus

Top Reasons to Use Respondus Applications

Sometimes we’re asked, “Why should I use your product?” Likewise, administrators or trainers frequently ask about the key benefits of our software to share with faculty or committees. Well, here’s an answer – actually, 10 of them. For each of our products we’ve created a top 10 list that describes the key benefits of the […]

Taking On Support

By David Smetters, CEO @ Respondus Several years back when my colleague Ray Henderson was president at Blackboard, he would present a “Report Card” at the annual user conference that graded the company’s progress on product and support. The “Support” portion of the Report Card was the most interesting because it included year-over-year data on […]

LockDown Browser: Superhero Help

Gotham shines the Bat-Signal when they’re in trouble. Staples solves problems with the Easy button. Not to be outdone, LockDown Browser troubleshoots technical issues with… Help Center. OK, sure, Bat-Signal is way more cool. But the response time of Help Center beats the rubber-clad superhero wings down. Plus, you don’t need to be a police […]

The Respondus Summer Conference Schedule

The Respondus team is gearing up for a busy summer exhibiting at Educational Technology and LMS user conferences. Be sure to visit us and attend our session if you’ll be attending any of these shows! Summer 2016 Schedule:    MoodleMoot US in Los Angeles, CA – June 21-23       Session: Prevent Cheating During Moodle Quizzes: […]

Connect with Respondus at an October Conference

The Respondus team is gearing up for a busy month!  Take a look at the schedule below, and be sure to visit us if you will also be attending one of these shows. Bonus: At each event we’ll have a drawing for one free campus-wide license of a Respondus application. Stop by our booth or […]

Anecdotal Evidence: 10 Points for Cheating

When you hear the words “anecdotal evidence” do you think someone is trying to turn a single data point into a theory? We share your skepticism. But hear us out on this, because this is something we keep hearing from customers. Put simply: when students take online exams in non-proctored environments (e.g. at home) using […]