Respondus Lockdown Browser

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What is Respondus Lockdown Browser?

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within D2L Brightspace.

  • Students are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications.
  • Students are locked into a Quiz until they submit it for grading.
  • Respondus LockDown Browser is integrated with D2L Brightspace Quizzes.
  • Accessibility and Screen Reader compatibility information for LockDown Browser.

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