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What is Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor? 

Respondus LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students useRespondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Available for Windows, Mac and iOS. Check out the Lockdown Browser overview video at: Respondus Monitor works with LockDown Browser to enable students to take online exams in non-proctored environments. Students use their own computers with a standard webcam to record assessment sessions. 

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USNA Respondus Campus-Wide License

USNA has procured a campus-wide license for Repondus LockDown Browser which also includes 200 Respondus Monitor seats.

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Download Respondus LockDown Browser

Students should download and install LockDown Browser from this link:

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Respondus Instructor and Students Quick Start Guides 

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Upcoming Respondus Demos 

The Center for Teaching and Learning will demo the use of Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor at the following dates/times in Mahan 220. Click CTL Educational Technology Demos Sign-up Form to sign up for the demo.

  • Wednesday, 19 Sep., 2018, 1200-1300
  • Wednesday, 17 Oct., 2018, 1200-1300
  • Wednesday, 14 Nov., 2018, 1200-1300
  • Wednesday, 6 Feb., 2019, 1200-1300
  • Wednesday, 6 Mar., 2019, 1200-1300
  • Wednesday, 3 Apr., 2019, 1200-1300

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