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Respondus LockDown Browser

A custom browser that locks down your computer when taking a quiz.

Overview

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down your computer when taking a quiz. Moodle course site instructors and designers can set a Moodle quiz to require the use of Respondus LockDown Browser. When students attempt to open that quiz without LockDown Browser, they are directed to download, install, and open Respondus LockDown Browser to access the quiz instead.

Highlights

  • Students using Respondus LockDown Browser are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications
  • When a quiz is started, students are locked into the quiz until it is submitted for grading
  • Instructors can allow students to use a calculator within LockDown Browser

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Intended Audience

Students
Instructors
Researchers
Staff & Departments

Cost

University-funded: no charge.