PLEASE READ ALL OF THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
EVEN IF YOU HAVE USED RESPONDUS LDB/MONITOR BEFORE, YOU MUST RERUN THE PRACTICE TEST BEFORE YOUR EXAM.
To ensure exam security, you must install and use the Respondus Lockdown Browser (LDB) and a webcam for video monitored exam proctoring. A practice test has been posted in an Exams folder in the Content area.
Completing installation of the assessment software and taking the practice test is required before you take your regular course exams. If your laptop proves insufficient for use, you must fill out and submit a request for taking the exam on a Downstate computer. A link to the form has been posted in the Exam folder. You will learn how to use the Respondus LockDown Browser, how to set up your webcam's camera and microphone and how to navigate the exam interface for commonly used question types (multiple choice, matching, true/false and essay).
To troubleshoot issues, run the System Check: Open the Respondus LDB, click on the Help icon at the top of the Respondus LDB browser, run the system checks,
To request assistance from Academic Computing and Technology at Downstate, email that info to email@example.com.
Most students report no issues with getting squared away and we will help you with any issues. Good Luck with your exam!