Online Exam Proctoring: How 1,000 Universities Got Started Over 3 Weeks

Concurrent Session 3
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Brief Abstract

Over a 3 week period, 1,000 institutions began using LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to protect the integrity of their online exams. Learn the rapid rollout methods they used.


Arie is a Senior Product Specialist with Respondus Inc. and has extensive experience in the educational technology space. She has been with Respondus for more than 12 years, working with administrators and instructors to develop training and rollout strategies for elearning technologies. Arie has taught and designed learning programs in both K12 and higher education, and was previously in marketing for an LMS company as well.
Erin Thornbury, Customer Success & Training Manager with Respondus, works with institutions around the World to support the implementation of assessment technologies that help ensure academic integrity. Erin provides resources, updates on product features and training, and best practices for the adoption of Respondus applications, including LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor.  Previously a Director of eLearning and an instructional designer, Erin has worked in faculty development within Higher Education for over 8 years. Over the course of her career, Erin has engaged with hundreds of instructors looking to incorporate technology that supports teaching and learning online.

Extended Abstract

Universities across the world had to switch to remote learning in early 2020 and needed a way to ensure the integrity of online exams. In this session, you’ll learn how 1,000 universities rolled out the use of LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor over a 3 week period -- and how they leaned on training and support resources from Respondus to accomplish this. There will be a demonstration of the LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor applications, including a discussion of key challenges with online testing, what to put in your syllabus, how to address privacy concerns, and best practices for new users.