LockDown Browser is a secure browser for taking quizzes in Canvas. It prevents the student from printing, copying, and accessing other URLs or applications during an assessment.

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Pinned Article Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor Instructor Guide

LockDown Browser is a custom browser (like Chrome or Firefox) that locks down the testing environment in Canvas. When students use LockDown Browser to access a quiz in Canvas, they are unable to print, copy, visit other websites, access other applications, or close a quiz until it is submitted for grading. Respondus Monitor is a webcam feature for LockDown Browser that records students during online, non-proctored quizzes.

Pinned Article Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor Student Guide

LockDown Browser is a locked browser for taking quizzes in Canvas. It prevents you from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during an assessment. If a Canvas quiz requires that LockDown Browser be used, you will not be able to take the quiz with a standard web browser.