Respondus Lockdown Browser! As quoted in “The Weekly Word” it is a is a new tool in Blackboard (look in your Control Panel), which many of you will be interested in if you give online tests and would like an alternative to a proctor. Read about the features that make LockDown a secure testing environment and how you can utilize it in your course(s) at http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/blackboard/?p=1666 You can a
Students will have to go to the following link http://www.respondus.com/lockdown/information.pl?ID=745639734 to download the software for either their PC or Mac. This software must be installed on their computers. Once installed students will click on the Lockdown Browser Icon on their desktop prior to taking a test in Blackboard. Lockdown Browser will open Blackboard in a secure setting.
Questions? Demos? Contact OET!
Yikes the test has been deployed, half the students have taken it and you realize one of the answers was keyed wrong. In Blackboard 9 you DON’T have to go into each test one at a time to search and correct the question. Click on the arrows next to the test name in Grade Center, select grade question, find the question keyed wrong, click on responses and then click edit to change the student’s points. Still have to do each student but this is much quicker than before!