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UAB offers different solutions to increase academic integrity for online exams. Use the information below to select which solutions work best for your class.

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Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LDB + Monitor


Short Description

Secure Internet Browser

Auto-Proctoring Service

Live + AI Proctoring Service

Testing Experience

Prevents students from visiting other websites or applications during exam session.

Requires students to take exam with LockDown browser AND use a webcam to check their ID and record their exam session.

Requires students to take exam with an online proctor that is monitoring and intervening when needed. Sessions are also recorded and available for review.

Supported OS & Browsers

LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser

Google Chrome/Firefox

Cost to Student

Free, unlimited exams

Free, unlimited exams

Please see ProctorU webpage

On-Demand Access

On-demand. Does not require scheduling.

On-demand. Does not require scheduling.

Please see ProctorU webpage

Possible Test-Taking Environments

Classroom or computer lab

Home or quiet place with no distractions or movement in the background.

Home or quiet place with no distractions or movement in the background.

Key Features

  • Assessments are displayed full-screen and cannot be minimized.
  • Prevents access to other applications including messaging, screen-sharing, virtual machines, and network monitoring applications.
  • Copying and pasting anything to or from an assessment is prevented.
  • An assessment cannot be exited until the student submits it for grading.
  • Start exam immediately.
  • Recorded ID check.
  • Student exam sessions are recorded via webcam and available to instructors for review.
  • Suspicious behaviors flagged and ranked.
  • Facial detection check can prevent exam from starting or prompt students to stay in frame.
  • 24/7 live scheduling platform.
  • Multi-factor identity verification.
  • Guided live exam launch process.
  • Live monitoring and intervention from real proctor.
  • AI issue flagging
  • End-to-end recording of webcam and screen.
  • Incident reporting with 24 hours.

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