This exam-creation and testing tool is accompanied by a LockDown browser that prevents navigating outside a testing window during testing time.

This tool prevents a user from navigating outside the test window to search the web, print, copy, or access any other applications during the testing time

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About the Tool

  • Online tests that use Respondus LockDown Browser require a separate program which needs to be downloaded by the students, not instructors
  • Please note: LockDown Browser cannot be installed on Chromebooks.If you cannot use LockDown Browser on your personal computer, please take your test on a computer in one of the following locations on campus:
    • All Hammond Library Computer Labs
    • All Westville Library Computer Labs
    • Gyte 035, 040, 045 and 048
    • Any PCs present in lounges on either campus
    • Tech 054 and 265


The Respondus exam creation tool lets you create, upload, and manage exams, quizzes, or surveys.

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About Respondus

  • Print assessments to paper or use a digital format to directly share onto Blackboard
  • Work ‘offline’ while editing and organizing your test or upload it immediately
  • Convert a pre-made assessment from Microsoft Word or construct a new test in Respondus directly


Video Tutorials from Respondus website

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