Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor
Academic Technology offers Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor to enhance the integrity of Blackboard tests by “locking down” a student’s computer environment. If you are interested in using LockDown Browser, visit the Respondus LockDown Browser/Monitor section for more information.
Blackboard Test Setup: Best Practices
LockDown Browser and Monitor are optional. Please note, there are other ways to setup tests to enhance their integrity:
- Set a timer
- Set auto-submit to ON
- Limit the time and availability
- Set questions to one at a time and consider using prevent backtracking
- Randomize test questions
Refer to the testing and grading section of our Academic Technology tutorials page for more information on creating and making exams available in Blackboard.