Respondus LockDown Browser is a locked browser for taking tests in Blackboard Learn. It prevents students/trainees from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during a test. Respondus 4.0 is a test authoring tool. Test can then be imported into Blackboard courses.
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View the faculty resources and materials below that will assist in installing getting started and troubleshooting Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus 4.0.
Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that enhances the security of web-based testing. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser to take a web-based quiz or exam in Blackboard, they are prevented from printing, copying, accessing other applications or websites, or closing a test before the test has been submitted for grading.
Quizzes or exams that require the use of LockDown Browser cannot be accessed with standard browsers.
Respondus must be used to prepare a Blackboard quiz or exam for use with Respondus LockDown Browser.
For additional assistance and student resources, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Respondus is a powerful software application that enhances the functionality and usability of Blackboard's (Bb) quiz, survey, and self-test tools. It also provides seamless synchronization of print-based and online exams. Whether you are a "power user" of Bb or a relatively new user, Respondus can save you hours on each assessment or survey project.