Respondus Lockdown Browser
To take an online test, start LockDown Browser and navigate to the exam. (You won't be able to access the exam with a standard web browser.) For additional details on using LockDown Browser, review this Student Quick Start Guide (PDF)
Respondus Lockdown Browser
LockDown Browser is a client application that is installed to a local computer. Both the Windows edition and the Mac edition of the browser are based on Chromium, Google's open source framework. Students do NOT need Google's Chrome browser installed; nor will this version affect a Chrome browser that's already installed.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a tool that locks almost the entire PC to make sure that students take tests correctly. The browser may seem like an academic solution to dishonesty, however, students have still found out how to cheat with Respondus LockDown Browser. The Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor must access the PC, webcam, and microphone for the student to take tests with the remote proctoring tool.
Honorlock and Proctorio are alternatives to Respondus LockDown Browser. Each proctoring tool expands your web browser to lock browsing capabilities. Students are limited to basic navigation actions. Honorlock and Proctorio are both Google Chrome browser extensions, whereas Respondus does not need Chrome to work.
While schools often implement the Respondus Browser and Monitor with positive intentions, the technology oversteps privacy boundaries that students have. The browser and monitor track gestures, eye movements, sounds, and beyond. The footage gets rated based on what the tech deems to be appropriate or not.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure, custom browser that locks the testing environment. Once an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading (unless the instructor makes an exception to LDB settings). LockDown Browser helps decrease test-taking issues and promotes academic integrity for online exams.
The Respondus LockDown Browser prevents printing, copying, pasting, and access to other applications or Web sites. Most browser menu and toolbar options are removed, and right-click options are disabled during an exam. Students cannot use a standard web browser to open the exam.
If you need to take a quiz with Respondus Lockdown browser and want to install it in advance, you can access the program in the Canvas Orientation class "My GRC Backpack" that all GRC students have in Canvas, if a practice test is not available in their other Canvas class(es). The browser can still be loaded from the actual class quiz page at the time you take the quiz.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser for taking quizzes in eLearning. When using Respondus LockDown Browser, you cannot print, copy, go to other web sites, or access other applications. If your instructor requires that you use Respondus, you will not be able to take the quiz with a standard web browser. Respondus LockDown Browser should only be used for taking quizzes. Do not use it with other features in eLearning or on other web sites.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.
Respondus LockDown Browser will prompt you to update whenever there is an update available. It is important that you select "Yes" to ensure that you are able to access your test without any issues. You can always verify that you are running the latest version by clicking the "Information" button on the toolbar at the top of the browser.
Respondus LockDown Browser* is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment during an online quiz or exam. Respondus LockDown Browser prevents test takers from using several functions including printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during a test. A built-in calculator option is available. Instructors may use this tool for their Canvas quizzes.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the security of online testing. It prevents students from printing, copying, going to another website, or accessing other applications during an assessment. If your instructor's assessment requires that Respondus LockDown Browser be used, the assessment won't be accessible with a standard web browser.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a locked web browser that integrates with the Sakai Tests & Quizzes tool. LockDown Browser prevents users from accessing other programs and websites for the duration of their Sakai test.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a locked browser that prevents you from printing, copying, going to another page, or using outside tools during a Canvas quiz activity. Your instructor may have elected to use Respondus LockDown Browser enabled quizzes in Canvas, which require students to download and install a special browser prior to taking the quiz. LockDown enabled quizzes will not allow you to take the quiz on a standard browser.
Each institution's LockDown Browser application is unique to that institution. If you already have Respondus LockDown Browser installed on you computer via a non-Yale Canvas course, you will be unable to use it for any Canvas @ Yale course. You may have more than one instance of the browser installed. If this is the case, make sure you select the correct one for your Canvas @ Yale course
Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit for grading. Compatible with Mac and Windows.
If an instructor would like to take advantage of this extra layer of mental protection for tests, it is available on our learning management systems (LMS). It is important that students download the browser, however, in order to access the test. Otherwise, a student will be locked out and unable to take the test. See the following information regarding how to add Respondus LockDown Browser to tests and how to help students download the appropriate browser:
Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure browser downloaded and installed on individual computers. It prevents users from accessing other websites and applications on the same device during a WebCampus test. Security and privacy information is listed below, with additional details available online.
The LockDown Browser/Monitor is a stand-alone browser. Students will download it, install it, then open the LockDown Browser/Monitor, not their regular browser, to login to Canvas and take a test. Below you will find a guide to help you get started, information on copying Respondus Lockdown Browser/Respondus Monitor support materials for students into your course, and tips for successful use.
Faculty can copy the Respondus module from the Commons for students. You need to be logged into Canvas to import from that link. The module contains a link to download the browser and explains how to download the browser, how students will take tests (including accessing the tests).
The LockDown Browser/Monitor is a stand-alone browser. Once it is downloaded and installed, you will then open the LockDown Browser, not your regular browser, to login to Canvas and take a test. Instructions for taking a test using LockDown Browser/Monitor are in the Quick Start Guide.
The Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor Module from Student-facing materials above, contains a download link. You can also copy that link into the quiz instructions, direct students to the Online Testing Support Page, or if students attempt to take the quiz without using the browser, they will be prompted to download it.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure browser for taking tests in Blackboard. It prevents printing, copying, going to other URLs, or accessing other applications during a test. If a Blackboard test requires Respondus LockDown Browser be used, you will not be able to take the test with a standard web browser but instead will utilize a browser provided by Respondus during the exam.
Your course may also implement the use of Respondus Monitor with LockDown Browser. The Respondus Monitor software uses a webcam with your computer along with a microphone to record you while completing your online exam in LockDown Browser. If Respondus Monitor is used, your computer must have a functioning webcam and microphone. Windows users need to have Adobe Flash Player installed to Internet Explorer, even if a different browser is normally used. Mac users must have Adobe Flash Player installed to Safari. A broadband connection is also required. Installing LockDown Browser on your computer also installs Respondus Monitor.
LockDown Browser is a custom web browser that locks down the testing environment within online courses. Students are unable to print, copy, or access other websites and applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. LockDown Browser is available as a free download for Baylor students, faculty, and staff on both Windows and Mac platforms. NOTE: Respondus LockDown Browser can only be enabled by Instructors in a course. Teaching Assistants cannot enable LockDown Browser.
Respondus LockDown Browser (RLDB) is a custom browser that secures the testing environment in Canvas. It prevents printing, copying, accessing other applications, and closing a quiz until it is submitted for grading. Quizzes created for use with RLDB cannot be accessed with standard browsers such as Chrome or Firefox. Users must access the exam using RLDB. 041b061a72