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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 […]

Why Students Cheat

By David Smetters, CEO, Respondus We often promote Respondus LockDown Browser with the line: “Most students don’t cheat during online tests. But those who do, spoil it for the rest.” There isn’t hard data to back this claim. But all instructors have had classes where the dysfunctional behavior of a student (be it disruptions, extreme […]

Googleplex: In Search of Education’s Next Paradigm

by David Smetters, CEO of Respondus My 5-year old son came home from school and asked “What is 1 plus googleplex?” I stared at him blankly. We’d recently talked about infinity — how there’s no end to numbers because you can always add 1 — but I wasn’t sure where this was going. So I […]