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If you see the below error when trying to review videos, you need to enable the Adobe Flash Player to access your Learning Management System domain. For Google Chrome: 1) You need to go to Settings and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on...
The average time for an exam video to be processed and available to an instructor is 8 hours. The time can be greater during periods of high volume, and may take up to 24 hours. During periods of low volume, the time to process the video is roughly equal ...
If your webcam is not detected at some point during the pre-exam webcam check, and you see the below message, it is likely caused by 3rd party anti-virus software that is installed on your computer. It's also possible that you aren't seeing the below mess...
When a student begins the Respondus Monitor start-up for "webcam" exam, it is recorded as an _attempt_ in the LockDown Browser Dashboard->{exam}->Video Review. These attempts occur before the student begins an exam. It is possible to see several attempt...
If you see the below image during your pre-exam webcam check, it is because of a privacy setting that is enabled in your camera's software utility. Please be aware that this same image will be all that is displayed to your instructor when they review your...
Identity management security programs that use the webcam with facial recognition for password management will interfere with Respondus Monitor "webcam" exams. This includes Intel/McAfee True key and SensibleVision FastAccess. Students will need to disa...
When there are a large number of "Missing" flags for a few students, it indicates the automatic video analysis could not detect the students face initially identified at the start of the recording. The students may not be missing, but the light or environ...
Respondus Monitor currently integrates with Blackboard Learn 9.x, Moodle 2.x and 3.x, D2L Brightspace LE 10.x, Schoology and Instructure Canvas. Additional integrations are forthcoming.
As long as the courses are at the same institution, it is only necessary for students to install LockDown Browser once.
A "Quick Start Guide for Instructors" and a "Quick Start Guide for Students" are available at http://www.respondus.com/products/monitor/guides.shtml [http://www.respondus.com/products/monitor/guides.shtml]
Photo on File enables an institution to link existing photos of students (such as from an ID card system) with Respondus Monitor. This enables an instructor to compare the institution's photo ID with the student who actually took the exam. If you have an ...
The "Comment" section for the student will indicate that a video interruption has occurred. (The video will also likely show the student unplugging their USB cable.)
The webcam check sequence occurs before the test begins, so it doesn't use any of the time allotted for the test.
The "default" webcam will be used initially. But if Respondus Monitor detects more than one webcam, the student can switch to a different webcam during the Startup Sequence by selecting the appropriate link.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (STUDENTS) * Windows: 10, 8, 7, * * Mac: OS X 10.10 or higher * * iOS: 7.0+ (iPad only). Must have a compatible LMS integration. The LockDown Browser iPad app is not compatible with Sakai LMS servers. All Sakai users will need ...
The videos can only be viewed within the online course itself. Only the instructor will have rights to view the videos, or someone with higher login credentials (e.g., LMS administrator)
Videos of exam sessions are stored for a minimum of one year from the last day of the licensing period. Additionally, we can provide a one-time use URL that administrators can use to download a specific video if it is required for legal or other purposes....
Blackboard Learn: You must be running Blackboard Learn 9.X and version 3.1.7 (or higher) of the LockDown Browser Building Block. Moodle: You must be running Moodle 2.x or higher and the latest version of the Moodle Block for LockDown Browser. D2L Brig...
There isn't a specific kb/s requirement for using a webcam with Respondus Monitor because the recording quality automatically adjusts when a slower connection is detected. Generally speaking, if the user has a decent broadband connection that doesn't re...
The webcam features used by Respondus Monitor are built into LockDown Browser, so no other Respondus software needs to be installed. We bundle Adobe's Flash Installer with LockDown Browser (Windows) because Flash is needed for Respondus Monitor. The ver...
A new Help Center button appears on the toolbar in LockDown Browser, once a student has selected a course in the LMS. Help Center includes a "Webcam Check," a comprehensive "System Check" and "Knowledge Base" area. Learn more about Help Center here [htt...
If the Internet (or wi-fi) connection is lost for an extended period of time, the student won't be able to continue with the exam, just as if they were only using LockDown Browser. They would need to restart the browser and attempt the exam again. Howe...
If you have an external USB webcam that you desire to use, rather than the built in webcam on your computer, you can change the camera during the webcam check via the "change my webcam" link. You can also use this feature if your computer has front/rear f...
Instructors will often create a demo student account for accessing a course as a student. Such an account can be used with Respondus Monitor without impacting the institution's license seat count, or student purchase of an additional seat. Within the s...
By default, Respondus Monitor will use a computer's microphone to record ambient sound during the exam. Anything a student speaks during the exam will be recorded with the video. However, only one application can access the microphone at a time. If an i...
When a webcam is showing your image upside down, it is typically due to webcam utility software being installed on your computer. Examples are Cyberlink YouCam, HP Webcam Splitter, ThinkVantage Virtual Camera, FA Virtual Cam, SplitCam Video Filter, and Ar...
Respondus Monitor will record ambient sound. The Startup Sequence includes a step where the student can ensure that the audio is recording properly. An advanced setting for instructors allows them to indicate whether the microphone is required by anoth...
VDP Source has been known to cause performance issues during exams requiring Respondus Monitor (the webcam feature of LockDown Browser.) As a result, it is necessary to first remove the software in order to proceed with a Monitor-required exam. You can us...
When there are warnings of not being able to detect the webcam or there are problems configuring the Adobe Flash Player settings, we recommend students follow these additional steps: 1. Reboot your computer. Once restarted, close down all applications t...