Respondus Monitor® is a companion product for LockDown Browser (LDB) that enables institutions to protect the integrity of non-proctored, online exams.
Students use their own computer and a webcam to record assessment sessions, all without leaving eLearning.
- Wording for Syllabus when using the LDB & Monitor for online exams - Follow this link to sample wording that can be used in your course to explain that students must use LockDown Browser and a webcam (Respondus Monitor) for their online tests.
- Preparing a quiz or exam - Follow this link to instructions on setting up exams to require students to use LDB and Monitor.
- Start with a practice exam - Ensure your first exam using Respondus Monitor runs smoothly! Have students take an ungraded practice quiz that requires the use of LDB and Respondus Monitor, before taking a graded exam.
- Leave the quiz available for the duration of the course, with unlimited attempts, so students can check their setup from a different computer.
Resources & Support
- Respondus Support Knowledge Base - FAQ's
- Reviewing webcam videos - Follow this link for instructions on viewing the videos once exams are completed.
- Quick-Start Guides for Students and Instructors
- more information and instructions for using LDB and Monitor.
- Training webinars from Respondus - http://www.respondus.com/webinars/
- Using the Help Center for Lockdown Browser & Respondus Monitor
- Here are some useful details about the Help Center for LockDown Browser
Watch this three minute video:
How It Works
- Students start LockDown Browser, log into the LMS and complete a brief startup sequence prior to the exam
- The student and the surrounding environment are recorded during the entire exam
- Instructors can quickly review details of the assessment, and even watch the recorded video
Why It Works
- Cheating is deterred with a low-hassle, easy-to-use system
- Students appreciate a level playing field and the ability to take exams anytime
- Administrators ensure student identity and exam integrity in distance learning environments
Created for Universities
- Integrates seamlessly with the LMS
- No limitations to the length or number of exams
- Students don't need to schedule exam sessions in advance
- Provides a cost-effective solution for individual courses or the entire institution