Respondus Monitor for Instructors
Respondus Monitor is a companion application for LockDown Browser that uses webcam and video technology to prevent cheating during online exams. Respondus Monitor integrates seamlessly with our learning management systems (Blackboard
Please refer to the following links and resources to learn how to get started with Respondus Monitor.
Suggested Syllabus Text for Respondus Monitor
If you're using Respondus Monitor in your course, it is highly recommended to include the following statement in your Syllabus and in Blackboard.
This course utilizes Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor for online assessment proctoring to maintain academic integrity. LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard and replaces regular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Respondus Monitor requires you to have a webcam and microphone as it will record you while taking your assessment.
You can find more detailed information on Lockdown Browser and Monitor at UTRGV.edu/online.