Other Software 6 Integrations 3 Course Evaluations 2 Building Technologies 36 FAQs 7 Recent Issues 1 Coming Soon. Knowledgebase Home: Proctortrack. I am an instructor. How does proctoring work for online exams using Proctortrack and Canvas? Link to article. Post a new comment. Rowan Rowan Global Support Desk. Note: These instructions are for faculty. What is Proctortrack? Can I use it for all quizzes and exams in my Rowan online or hybrid course?
What can Proctortrack detect for each exam? How does Proctortrack detect cheating? Will a person be watching each student while taking the online exam? Does Proctortrack access any user's personal files on their computer without their knowledge? Required Settings Customizable Settings Can each exam's settings be customized?
How do I let my assigned Instructional Designer know what settings I'd like applied to an exam? What is the process that students have to go through for automatic remote exam proctoring? View Student Guide About Onboarding What should students typically not do during a proctored online exam? How do students get technical support for Proctortrack? What do I do after students have taken the exam using Proctortrack? How do I tell if any of my students have engaged in prohibited behavior? I see my student may have cheated.
What do I do now? Proctortrack is able to detect when a student: Leaves a test session Is replaced by another test taker Seeks help from another person Searches online Looks off-screen Lifts test questions How does Proctortrack detect cheating? In doing so, you are acknowledging to the instructor that you have: read the syllabus; understand the course requirements, grading criteria, and policies; recognize that you are responsible for purchasing the required materials; and recognize that you are responsible for completing all assigned readings, listening to all assigned voice-over lectures, and submitting all assigned course activities e.
The Syllabus Acknowledgement Statement is as follows: By typing "I agree" in the text box below, I hereby confirm that I understand and agree with each and all of the following statements: I have read the course syllabus in its entirety. I understand the course requirements, grading criteria, and policies set forth in the syllabus. I recognize that I am responsible for purchasing the required materials for the course.
I recognize that I am responsible for completing all assigned readings, listening to all assigned voice-over lectures, and submitting all assigned course activities e. To begin, do the following: View the Getting Started Guide that will assist you in setting up and downloading the software to your computer. This process will take about minutes. We have set up a practice quiz that you can take multiple times.
Permission to change the time for which an exam is scheduled may be given only by the dean of the college. In order that examinations can be a useful part of the educational process, the following policies have been instituted: One purpose of examinations is to help students' learning. On the Test Options page, select a location from the Restrict Location menu. An easy way to look at it is a 3. For example, students may request that the exams be provided in a different format, such as all essay questions rather than multiple-choice questions or vice versa. Another way to find and give collegial support for research-based approaches is by observing the classrooms of other instructors who are implementing these strategies or by inviting colleagues to observe your own classes and offer feedback.
Please make sure you take the practice quiz and are comfortable with how the system works in plenty of time before the graded exam. The practice quiz can also be found in the Introduction module of this course. You must click on the Practice Quiz to begin the installation of the software and identity checks. Once you enter the access code, the quiz will begin automatically. What are the available exam settings? Required Settings The following options are required for all courses and customizable for each exam using Proctortrack: Cannot be disabled: Webcam Microphone Identity Verification Settings: Students are required to show a photo ID: Students will be required to show a photo ID during the pre-verification stage between system-check and actual beginning of monitoring in Proctortrack.
Copy-paste prohibited: Students will not be allowed to use the copy-paste feature supported by operating systems while completing the exam. Print-screen or taking screenshots prohibited: Students will not be allowed to use the print-screen or screenshot feature supported by operating systems. Printing prohibited: Students will not be allowed to use the printer while taking an exam.
Using multiple monitors is prohibited: Students will not be allowed to use multiple monitors during a proctored exam. Proctortrack will black-out all display monitors except the primary monitor used. Customizable Settings The following options are available and customizable for each exam using Proctortrack: Identity Verification Settings: Make using right-click on mouse prohibited?
Selecting this option will disable mouse right click button. This feature is supported only when a test is served using web-engine of Proctortrack and not using external browser, e. Google Chrome. Should students be required to give a knuckle-scan? Selecting this option will require a test taker to show knuckle during the pre-verification stage between system-check and actual beginning of monitoring in Proctortrack. Knuckle-match is used to increase confidence in the authentication process.
Make quiz access code or password hidden from students?
Require students to give a room-scan? Selecting this option will require a test taker to perform a room-scan during pre-verification stage in Proctortrack. Are students allowed to using physical calculators? Selecting this option will allow a test taker to use physical calculator without being flagged for a violation by Proctortrack. Are students allowed to use on-screen calculators? Selecting this option will allow a test taker to use on-screen calculator without being flagged for a violation by Proctortrack.
Test Settings: Are physical books allowed? Selecting this option will allow a test taker to use physical books without being flagged for a violation by Proctortrack. Should using online resources, books, etc. Selecting this option will allow a test taker to use online resources without being flagged for a violation by Proctortrack.
Should taking notes with applications i. MSWord, Notepad be allowed? Selecting this option will make sure test takers are not flagged for online aid violations when they open scratchpad tool or any note taking application and take a note. Should taking handwritten notes be allowed? Selecting this option will make sure test takers are not flagged for violations when they look away from computer screen.
How are each exam's settings be customized?
Your assigned Instructional Designer will setup and customize each exam's settings for you. View Student Guide Click here to review the step-by-step guide for students for using Proctortrack. About Onboarding Before taking an online quiz or exam that is proctored using Proctortrack, students have to go through a series of steps called onboarding.
What should students typically not do during a proctored online exam? The default exam terms forbid the following note: this varies by course, this is only the default : Do Not Cheat or attempt to deceive during this examination session. Do Not Impersonate another candidate or having another person impersonate you. Do Not Use Any Mobile Device talk or communicate to anyone via the use of any manual or electronic medium. Do Not Leave the camera view during the test. Do Not Reproduce photograph, screenshot or print any part of the test in any medium.
Do Not Eat Or Drink during the exam period. Do Not Let Others Access your secured test or computer. Do Not Look Away off-screen to glance or read notes. For the quiz or exam for which you want to view the results, click Student List. Note: You can also open the Quick View of a student's violations by clicking the Expand button and using the Left and Right arrows to scroll through each violation. A new tab will open in your browser.
You will also see the following four tabs. Click on a tab to view the related information for the selected student.
Video Monitoring : View video playback time-stamped on a playable timeline to skip to moment of the incident. This tab displays the Proctortrack Visual Timeline, which shows each violation in chronological order. Online Violations : View screenshots of online aid incidents. Identity Verification Scans : View the current exam's identity scans and compare it with previous scans on file Onboarding : View the student's facial, knuckle and ID scans from the Onboarding Process as part of the Onboarding Practice Quiz.
Note: There is also a Notes section at the bottom of the visual timeline where you can enter notes. Video Monitoring: Click on the Video Monitoring tab. If Proctortrack has flagged the student for a violation: On the Video Monitoring tab, you can view video playback time-stamped on a playable timeline to skip to the moment of the incident.
Click on the Right arrow to scroll through all available incidents. Non-graded components are attached to a graded component carrying credits. When an X is placed before a grade, e.
These grades are not calculated into the grade point average.