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Lockdown Browser by Respondus

Lockdown Browser by Respondus is a secure web browser that locks the testing environment within Blackboard and prevents the user from accessing other programs. While utilizing the Lockdown Browser to take an exam, students cannot open a new browser, go to different websites, pull up documents, copy, print, or access any other applications until the exam is submitted.

Why use Lockdown Browser by Respondus?

Using Lockdown Browser by Respondus can :
  • protect exam questions from copying and printing
  • prevent early accidental exiting from exams
  • eliminate the most common types of digital cheating during online test

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WKU IT has a myriad of helpful tutorials on how to use the Lockdown Browser on their Video Tutorials webpage .


Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 11/12/19