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Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

EdTech Magazine

Unfortunately, these technologies also come with their own challenges. Many schools have resorted to expensive and clunky classroom management software to help monitor behavior while students engage with technology. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how technology can help teachers mitigate bad behavior in the classroom.

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Automated Proctoring Swept In During Pandemic. It’s Likely to Stick Around, Despite Concerns

Edsurge

The professors originally tried to use remote proctoring software, adopting a system made by Respondus that monitors student and activity and lets instructors lock down the browsers of remote students so they can’t open other windows. “In reality it’s a very small fraction of students who intend to cheat based on my experience.”

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What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

Tech Helpful

For instance, at our school, we use the LMS Canvas but it doesn't inherently lock a student into a quiz tab while taking a quiz so we have bought the "hack" known as Respondus Lockdown Browser as an add-on to do this. Are we still testing our students as if they didn't have access to technology?

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The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

TeacherCast

These include, but aren’t limited to: Google Drive, Turnitin, Respondus, Quizlet, Playposit and more! Edtech apps are partnered with, such as Turnitin, Respondus, and Clickers. Schoology utilizes built-in LTI integration that allows users to install a variety of apps from their app center. How does Canvas “play” with others?

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How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

They've been really receptive to learning new technologies and being very patient with us as we're trying to assist all of them. So we were able to extend our Respondus Monitor license, which monitors the students during an exam. Jennifer Albat: I feel our institution has done a really great job. We're already in a stressful situation.

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Digital Testing Safeguards

Tech Helpful

In 2013 I wrote my first blog post on managing technology usage in the classroom. The fear of off task behavior still seems to be one of the main reasons teachers are hesitant to use technology five years later. It starts with intentional boundaries being placed on students anytime technology is in their hands from pre-K forward.

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Illuminate Education Joins Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner

techlearning

The integration between Illuminate and Google Cloud is going to be a game changer and is exactly what we asked for,” said Margaux Cruz, instructional technology teacher on special assignment at Alta Loma School District. I can’t wait to see what else comes out of this partnership.”

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