Respondus LockDown Browser - Instructors

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus 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 for grading. Compatible with Mac and Windows.

IMPORTANT: If you are looking for information about the Respondus Exam Authoring Tool, which is used to import exams from a text file into Bb, please see the following articles: installation and set-up and user guideRespondus LockDown Browser does not require use of Respondus Exam Authoring Tool. The software is produced by the same company, but either tool may be used independently.

 


Overview of RLDB in a Bb Original Course – please see this page for a demonstration in a Bb Ultra course.
 

Instructors can use the following links to learn more about Respondus LockDown Browser:

Students can use the following link to learn to use this user-friendly software:

 


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Article ID: 77063
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Mon 4/29/19 4:36 PM
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Thu 7/20/23 10:58 AM

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