- Windows: 10, 8, 7
- Mac: MacOS 10.15 to 10.12, OS X 10.11, OSX 10.10
- iOS: 11.0+ (iPad only)
- *Only MCPHS-owned Chromebooks are compatible -- personally owned Chromebooks are not compatible
LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard.
Respondus provides comprehensive instructor training:
Faculty are encouraged to sign up and learn more about these tools.
It's important to clearly communicate with your students about exam integrity tools that they will be required to use in your course. Sample language below may be helpful:
This course requires the use of LockDown Browser for online exams. Watch this short video to get a basic understanding of LockDown Browser and the optional webcam feature (which may be required for some exams).
Then download and install LockDown Browser from this link: https://download.respondus.com/lockdown/download.php?id=756216973
To take an online test, start LockDown Browser and navigate to the exam. (You won't be able to access the exam with a standard web browser.)
For additional details on using LockDown Browser, review this Student Quick Start Guide (PDF)
Finally, when taking an online exam, follow these guidelines: