Articles describing how to set up Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor in Blackboard course assessments.

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Pinned Article Respondus 4.0 or Respondus Lockdown Browser?

Are you interested in using Respondus with your Blackboard course, but are unsure which tool you need to use? Respondus actually has several products, Respondus 4.0, Lockdown Browser and Monitor that are all available for use at GVSU.

Best Practices for Using Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor in Your Ultra Course - Instructor

Respondus LockDown Browser (RLDB) is a custom web browser that locks students into their online testing environment for the duration of an exam. Respondus Monitor builds upon LockDown Browser to provide fully automated proctoring. Both tools provide an added layer of security so that students are deterred from cheating. Instructors can activate these tools when setting up their assessment in Blackboard.

Considerations for Using Remote Proctoring

When deciding whether to use remote proctoring for an assessment, it's important to consider several pedagogical factors to ensure that the assessment method aligns with your educational goals and values. Remote proctoring can be a valuable tool in certain situations, but it may not be suitable for all assessments. Remote proctoring does add another layer of complexity for both you and the student that needs to be addressed through the use of best practices for delivering proctored assessments.

Enable Respondus Proctoring for Assessments (Ultra)

This article will walk you through how to enable Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor with an assessment in a Blackboard Ultra course. =

Enable the Calculator on the Toolbar

How to enable the standard or scientific calculator in the toolbar.

Instructor Live Proctoring with Respondus Lockdown Browser – Best Practices

When LockDown Browser is used with “Instructor Live Proctoring,” the instructor watches students remotely during an online test. Consider these “best practices” prior to implementing “Live Proctoring” in your course.

Respondus LockDown Browser Dashboard Assessment Results

This article will walk you through viewing the Class Results and Exam Stats for assessments that have Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor enabled.

Respondus Monitor for McGraw Hill ALEKS

Respondus Monitor can be seamlessly used with ALEKS and ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) solutions by McGraw Hill for adding a proctoring requirement to their online tests.

Respondus Monitor for Pearson MyLab

LockDown Browser for Pearson MyLaB

Sensitivity Levels for Respondus Monitor Proctoring Results

The flagging system in Respondus Monitor's proctoring results now supports three sensitivity levels: Strict, Standard, and Relaxed. Instructors can select the Sensitivity level that best aligns with their exam requirements. Changing the level affects flagged events and the Review Priority value.

Stop Sign Error When Trying to Open the Respondus Dashboard

Stop Sign "unexpected error" occurs when opening the Respondus Dashboard Tool for some courses.

Test Status Error

A test error occurs when the exam's Blackboard test options have been modified.

Using Instructor Live Proctoring with Respondus Lockdown Browser

The instructor would prefer to watch their students remotely during a Lockdown Browser test using an online video conferencing system.