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Proctorio

A tool used to monitor students during online exams

Overview

Proctorio is a flexible e-proctoring tool that gives faculty the opportunity to setup online proctoring specific to their own assessment needs. It is a fully automated and scalable remote proctoring system that leverages machine learning and tracking facial movement to monitor students during online exams.

Highlights

Proctorio enables an instructor to:

  • Lock the web browser to deter students from accessing inappropriate resources during an exam. The instructor has the ability to force close all tabs, limit open windows, prevent screenshots/printing, and more.
  • Record and review students’ progress through a problem as they process the material and come to a resolution. By allowing a whiteboard or multiple windows the instructor can see what steps a student takes to answer a question.
  • Use the automated algorithm to review suspicious incidents in the recording. (Note that the automated flags are fairly “rough” - missing some suspicious behavior and flagging some non-suspicious behavior.)

Use Considerations

Important information to consider when choosing to use Proctorio:

Getting Started

Additional Information

Integration into Canvas

A faculty member, instructor, or staff member requested that this tool be integrated into Canvas.

Intended Audience

Students
Instructors
Researchers
Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners

Cost

University-funded: No charge.