Honorlock is an online proctoring tool available to FCC faculty to enable on tests at no cost to the student. The College has purchased a premium version of this service which uses a live proctor to intervene (Pop-In) at the moment behavior flags are raised in conjunction with the proctoring settings programmed into the test.
Honorlock verifies the identity of students and monitors them as they test remotely. The student's webcam records HD video of the student’s face and testing environment. The student’s screen is also recorded to track activity during the exam even if it is on a secondary device! Certain student behaviors will raise flags during the testing session, ratings will appear on the flags (low, medium, high, and Pop-In), and timestamps are provided for faculty review.
Honorlock provides a balance between academic integrity and student access. It allows for increased engagement of diverse student populations by providing a means for taking tests remotely while upholding high academic integrity standards. Customizable proctoring settings also support flex models for teaching, students with testing accommodations, and allow for secure exam delivery.
When using Honorlock, there are four main proctoring components to consider applying to your tests:
1. Proctoring Settings allow faculty to customize their proctoring levels to reduce over-flagging behaviors detected by the proctor.
2. Student Guidelines inform students of what is allowed and not allowed during the testing session.
3. Accommodations for students with testing accommodations, as indicated on their Student Success Plans. You may also notate the names of students whose valid photo ID does not match the name listed in Blackboard who may need manual ID verification by the Honorlock proctor.
4. Exam visibility ensures Honorlock always uses the dates on the exam to determine when students can see it in Blackboard when this option has "No" selected (keep it this way).
01:43 Video Start, Add Honorlock LTI to Course
05:14 Enable Exam
05:54 Descriptions of Honorlock Proctoring Settings
15:08 Allowing Site URLs (Proctoring Settings)
16:41 Adding Practice Exam to Course
17:48 Student Guidelines
24:50 Exam Visibility
25:53 Exam Profiles Option (save proctor settings on future exams)
32:57 Honorlock Session Viewer Overview
34:57 Viewing a Single Session
36:43 Reviewing Flags
40:10 Summary Report
During the faculty review of testing sessions, use the Summary Report feature in Honorlock to identify students with high- and Proctor Pop-In -level flags. Review the webcam and screen recordings to determine whether an academic violation or student misconduct action has occurred.
Use the Student Incident Behavior Report Form to document or report incidents:
FCC Student ID card or Government-issued ID is preferred.
If your name on your ID does not match your name in Blackboard, inform your instructor in advance.
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