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LockDown Browser vs. Locked Browser Plugins

A bare-knuckle cage fight This isn’t really a bare-knuckle cage fight. It’s a straight comparison between LockDown Browser® and the various browser plugins that refer to themselves as a “locked browser.” Let’s start with the similarities between LockDown Browser and the “locked browser” plugins: The browser runs full-screen and cannot be minimized Users cannot open […]

Integrity in Online Testing: Excerpts from a Panel Session

A Discussion about Challenges & Solutions We recently participated in an engaging panel session on integrity in online testing at the EDUCAUSE annual conference. Key moments from the session are captured below, edited for clarity and brevity. Panelists: Jeremy Bond, Central Michigan University – Interim Director of eLearning James Frazee, San Diego State University – […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Respondus Summer Conference Schedule

The Respondus team is gearing up for a busy summer attending LMS and Educational Technology conferences. Take a look at the schedule below, and be sure to visit us if you will also be attending one of these shows! Bonus: We have a drawing for one free campus-wide license of a Respondus application at each […]

Does Your Product Work With My LMS?

We have five products: Respondus 4.0, LockDown Browser, Respondus Monitor, StudyMate Class, and StudyMate Author. So we often get asked whether a particular product works with a particular Learning Management System. Here is a chart that shows which products integrate with the leading LMSs. In addition to the LMSs listed above, we partner with other […]