Security Solutions for Online Assessment
The academic integrity of exams and assessments presents a challenge to faculty and institutions as a whole. Everybody wants to assess student learning, not their skills in Google or Quizlet.
The online proctoring tool used at UCCS is Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor. Click that link for more information.
There are, however, a number of technical and accessibility issues with the use of online proctoring tools. The video and links below (from the March 24, 2020 GIFT Exchange) describe the benefits and deficiencies of exam security software as well as evidence-based instructional interventions for increasing the integrity of online assessments.
- Academic Integrity in Web-Based Distance Education
- Assessing Faculty Perceptions and Techniques to Combat Academic Dishonesty in Online Courses
- Ethics and Distance Education: Strategies for Minimizing Academic Dishonesty in Online Assessment
- Respondus LockDown Browser
- Sample Academic Integrity Policy (from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry)
- The use frequency of 10 different methods for preventing and detecting academic dishonesty and the factors influencing their use
- Writing Multiple Choice Items to Require Comprehension
- UDL and Assessments
Last updated June 23, 2020