LockDown Browser

LockDown Browser helps prevent cheating on online quizzes via a special browser window.

How can I use LockDown Browser in teaching?

  • Setting up a quiz in LockDown Browser will prevent students from:
    • Opening other applications.
    • Going to another URL.
    • Printing.
    • Using print screen, copy or paste.
    • Using any right-click functions

What is unique about LockDown Browser?

  • Preventing the above actions minimizes the risks that students will use unauthorized resources while taking a quiz and/or capturing text information to share with others.

Technical requirements

LockDown Browser is a software that must be downloaded and installed on the student's computer. Students can install it on their personal PC or Mac computers. A separate lab version is required for installation in computing sites.

Email teachingtools@umsystem.edu for information about installing in computing sites.

Modified on: Mon, Mar 14, 2022 at 3:44 PM

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