Category LockDown Browser

Taming the Chaos of Online Testing

How a teacher in Kentucky put an end to cheating As students take an online test, you move around the classroom to ensure they stay on task. A classroom cop, patrolling the aisles. A student raises her hand, and you go over to help. Silently, chaos ensues. One student pulls up a document with class […]

Selecting an Exam Proctoring Solution: University of Texas at Arlington’s Experience

Selecting a proctoring solution for online exams requires a careful evaluation process. This article summarizes five factors that led the University of Texas Arlington to choose Respondus Monitor – a fully-automated solution for online proctoring. Read the article (PDF).

Online Proctoring: An Insider’s View

An interview with David Smetters, CEO of Respondus An excerpt of this interview originally published by  University Business, Feb. 2017. Online proctoring has taken off over the last 5 years. What are the main issues it attempts to solve? It’s really three things. First, and foremost, it’s trying to prevent students from cheating during an […]

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 […]