Category Respondus Monitor

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 – […]

Summer School and Working Students

How Alamo Colleges District supports working students in compressed summer courses Twenty years ago, the summer months on college campuses were a bit sleepy. But with the rise of online learning, summer term has become a peak time for delivering online courses. Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio is a prime example. It offers more […]

Coming Together

A devastating earthquake in Mexico City tests the resilience of students and faculty at Tecnológico de Monterrey In September 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico City. Hundreds were left dead, over 6,000 were injured, and thousands more had suddenly found themselves homeless. When the dust settled at Tecnológico de Monterrey, three of the university’s […]

The Necessity of Change

How a winter storm at Georgia State University prompted instructors to try new technology Nature can be unpredictable, a fact proven this past year as universities were battered by hurricanes, earthquakes, and winter storms. But with challenge comes opportunity. In early December 2017, a snowstorm hit Georgia State University in Atlanta, a campus that seldom […]

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).