What instructions should I provide students with for LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor?

Instructors should manage student expectations and provide clear instructions when exams will require LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor. Below is sample text you can use to update course Syllabus or post a Blackboard Course Announcements.

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Using LockDown Browser for Online Exams

This course requires the use of LockDown Browser for online exams. Watch this 2-minute LockDown Browser Student Video to get a basic understanding of LockDown Browser and the webcam feature (which may be required for some exams).

Download and install LockDown Browser from this link: UIC Respondus LockDown Browser.

To take an online test, start LockDown Browser, log into Blackboard, and navigate to the exam. You won't be able to access the exam with a standard web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Safari. For additional details on using LockDown Browser, review this Student Quick Start Guide.

Follow these guidelines for taking an online exam: