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Respondus Tools

Respondus LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within quiz in CougarVIEW.

Respondus Monitor

Respondus Monitor is an extra tool available with Respondus LockDown Browser that uses webcam and video to prevent cheating during online exams. These two tools can be use within CougarVIEW as an option instead of proctoring.

  • Instructions on setting up Respondus Monitor

What is Respondus 4.0 Campus-Wide?

Respondus LogoRespondus is a software tool that allows you to retrieve, create and publish exam, assessments, and surveys from CougarVIEW (Brightspace by D2L). Respondus will allow a user to upload questions from text files and other documents and can convert test banks into quizzes for easy upload into CougarVIEW.

Respondus Instructions and Training Resources

Respondus Support and Face-to-Face Training

Center of Online learning offers the following training:

  • 1-on-1 consultation upon is available request.
  • Respondus is free software for faculty and staff and if you need software to be installed on your computer, please make a request through an eQuest to UITS.

Check out these training sessions on workshop page.

Known Issues Using Monitor

Although there is an option to allow students to use an iPad, some students have reported having trouble taking the exam using their iPad. We recommend not using an iPad. Additionally, Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor are not compatible with chromebooks, android devices or phones