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Respondus LockDown Browser

Issue Date: 01-11-2019

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system. It works seamlessly with our Canvas LMS system and prevents cheating during online exams by creating a secure test environment were students are unable to copy, print, access other applications, or visit other websites during an online exam. Additional features include:

  • Prevents access to other applications including messaging and screen-sharing
  • Print screen and screen capture functions are disabled
  • Copying and pasting anything to or from an assessment is prevented
  • Assessment’s cannot be exited until the student submits it for grading

Step 1:

Canvas lockdown 1

To access LockDown Browser select the link in the Course Navigation Bar.

Select "Continue to LockDown Browser".

Step 2:

Canvas Lockdown 3

Click the arrow next to the exam.

Select Settings

Step 3:

Canvas Lockdown 2

Select "Require Respondus LockDown Browser for this exam".

Adjust other settings as necessary.

 

Additional information can be found within this short video,

https://youtu.be/hv2L8Q2NpO4

Respondus Lockdown Browser documentation that can be found at:

https://www.respondus.com/products/lockdown-browser/dashboard-Canvas.shtml

Tags: Canvas, Assessments and Assignments: Respondus LockDown Browser

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