Category Respondus Monitor

New Features for Respondus Monitor

Respondus Monitor is an add-on tool for LockDown Browser that lets students record themselves with a webcam during an online exam. It’s designed to prevent cheating in non-proctored environments, such as exams taken from home or an off-campus location. Several new features have been added to Respondus Monitor, including “Automated Video Analysis” and “Help Center.” […]

LockDown Browser Available for Schoology

LockDown Browser is now available for the Schoology learning management system. Over 900 school districts and universities use LockDown Browser to prevents students from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during an online test. For non-proctored settings, Respondus Monitor adds webcam and video technology to LockDown Browser to ensure the integrity […]

Kick the Tires

Not that long ago instructional technologists could “kick the tires” of software applications without much effort. Today, the piloting of software can be laden with institutional policies like “funding must be secured before piloting” or “pilots can’t end in the middle of a term.” Then comes the 100-page RFP, legal review, accessibility testing, security analysis, […]

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 […]

New Video: Prepare an exam for use with Respondus Monitor

It’s easy to set up an exam so it requires Respondus Monitor. This new video shows how instructors select the settings to require Respondus Monitor for an online exam. It also shows the student experience of taking an exam that requires a webcam. [Watch video]

Using LockDown Browser with a Webcam: The Student Experience

Each week, tens of thousands of students use LockDown Browser with a webcam to record an exam session. The installation and startup process is easy. 1) Download and Install LockDown Browser Your instructor or institution will provide a unique download link for LockDown Browser. (Don’t Google for a download link — it will be for […]