How to take a quiz with LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

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Overview

This document details the steps on how to take a quiz that requires LockDown Browser and / or Respondus Monitor.

Requirements

  • If your professor has required you use Respondus Monitor, you will need a functioning Webcam and Microphone.
  • If you are taking a quiz outside of a GSU lab, please be aware you will need to download and install Respondus LockDown browser if you have not done so before. While the installation process is relatively quick, please allow ample time to complete the installation before your exam begins.

How to take a quiz with LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

NOTE: It is suggested that you close all programs prior to taking a test on LockDown Browser for the application to work properly.
  1. Log in to iCollege with your CampusID and CampusID password.
  2. Click the “waffle” icon and select your course. Under the Assessments dropdown, click Quizzes.
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  3. Click the Assessments dropdown and select Quizzes.
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  4. Select the the quiz you are taking.
    • If your quiz requirers LockDown Browser, you will see the name of the quiz, plus Requires Respondus LockDown Browser
    • If your quiz requirers both LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor, you will see the name of the quiz plus Requires Lockdown Browser + Webcam
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  5. Scroll down to the Quiz Requirements section. If you have never downloaded LockDown Browser before, click Download and install the latest version of LockDown Browser.
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  6. When you are ready, click Launch LockDown browser, and follow the prompts to begin and complete your exam.
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  7. If prompted, check the Allow and Remember box to allow your webcam and microphone to work with Respondus Monitor.
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  8. If your instructor is using Respondus Monitor, you may need to complete a Startup Sequence before taking the quiz. The Startup Sequence may include:
    1. Student photo and ID: show your student ID to the webcam and take a picture. You may be required to show an alternate ID as well,
      such as a drivers license
    2. Environment Check: Swivel your computer, or your webcam, to capture your surroundings
    3. Additional Instructions: Your instructor may include additional instructions before taking the quiz
    NOTE: You must complete the startup sequence before you begin the quiz. If using Respondus Monitor, you will be recorded for the duration of the startup sequence and your quiz, and your teacher will have the permission to review the video for grading purposes. When your exam is completed and LockDown browser closed, the recording will end.

Help

If you have have questions, or need technical assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at help@gsu.edu, or 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357).