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UMassD Honorlock Training for Faculty - Shared screen with speaker view
BiYong Luo
18:19
Could you goto Exam—> Edit Test Options screen?
Bo Dong
19:21
I plan to use WebAssign for online exam. Is it possible to disable the ebook in WebAssign?
Nick Ferrari
20:34
@Bo Dong - we don’t have control/access of WebAssign - we are not familiar enough with WebAssign to know the functionality to answer your question. Perhaps @Tracey Russo can weigh in?
Whitney Hable
22:02
Can they screen-shot the exam?
Damon Gatenby
23:22
@Bo Dong Unfortunately no, HonorLock can only be used with myCourses assessments and not with publisher sites.
Robert Drew
23:40
How much of their internet will this take up? Will slow down their access?
Nick Ferrari
24:25
@Whitney Hable - browser guard will prevent several types of screenshot capabilities - but it may be possible for students to still take a screenshot - depending on the method being used. We do still record the screen though and can detect in many cases if a screenshot is taken and record the activity for an instructor to review.
Nick Ferrari
25:32
@Robert Draw - our bandwidth requirements are very low - if they can access Bb without connectivity issues they should not have an issue with Honorlock. Minimum system requirements are posted here: https://honorlock.com/support/
Nick Ferrari
26:22
@Damon Gatenby @Bo Dong - we do have the ability to proctor some 3rd party platforms (i.e. publisher platforms/sites) I’ll prompt Kim to talk about this if it doesn’t get addressed but I think she will be covering it .
Antonio Costa
26:44
Can students use MATLAB with browser guard enabled?
Nick Ferrari
27:04
@Robert Draw - InternetSpeed Requirement: 1.5 Mbps download, 750 Kbps upload
Robert Drew
27:22
thank you
Nick Ferrari
28:11
@Antonio Costa - it is NOT recommended - it is likely to create problems and frustrations for students. We would recommend having Browser Guard turned off if you want/need your students to use an application (i.e. MATLAB) during the exam session.
Damon Gatenby
29:04
@Nick Thank you for the correction.
Tracey Russo
31:06
https://honorlock.kb.help/
Michele DeMary
31:59
Does FERPA allow us to share this info with HonorLock?
Michele DeMary
32:28
I’m speaking of the testing accommodations.
Christine Piva
33:11
Is there a way to allow additional reference materials in an exam or quiz. (I.e. a periodic table) I have image. I tried to embed it in a question however that did not work.
Nick Ferrari
33:19
@Michele DeMary - I’m going to err on the side of caution and suggest you check with your institution. That being said, Honorlock is fully FERPA compliant.
Christine Piva
34:46
Also I have students having issue with a white lighted websites. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t- I have encouraged them to utezlied the chat function- however The chat function has been problematic- the wait list is longer than the timed quiz.
Nick Ferrari
34:54
@Christine Piva - best practice would be to post it somewhere (one drive, box, dropbox, googledrive, etc.) and then post the URL of the file in the question for students to access and include that URL in the ‘whitelist URL’ list when you enable Browser Guard
Nick Ferrari
36:13
@Christine Piva - can you email Kim with the information on the exam, etc. where you encountered this issue? kpulda@honorlock.com you can CC me as well nferrari@honorlock.com
Christine Piva
36:33
Ok, I will do that! Thank you!
Ricardo Rosa (he, him)
36:51
Can you speak to issues of student privacy. For example, are browser histories collected? Does that collection go beyond the timeframe of proctoring the test? If so, where does this data live and what is in place to be certain that it’s not misused?
Nick Ferrari
38:41
@Ricardo Rosa - Good questions and an important issue - something I can’t do justice in answering here in the chat box, we’ll follow-up with more detailed information.
Tracey Russo
41:06
We have a Honorlock information page that may address your questions around student privacy and data collection at: https://instructionaldev.umassd.edu/taking-exams-with-honorlock/
Nick Ferrari
41:13
The issue is addressed in several places, Privacy Policy, and the agreement between Honorlock and your institution. We also post several resources for students and instructors regarding privacy here: https://honorlock.com/students/ and here: https://honorlock.com/studentprivacy/ and here: https://honorlock.com/blog/student-privacy-online-exams-and-covid-19/ and here: https://honorlock.com/blog/a-message-to-students-new-to-online-education-and-remote-proctoring/ as well as a direct to student privacy statement: https://honorlock.com/student-privacy-statement/
Ricardo Rosa (he, him)
41:26
Thank you.
Tracey Russo
41:33
Thank you Nick
Nick Ferrari
41:44
Thanks @Tracey - great resource, nice to see!
Shuowei Cai
43:52
What is the best way for students to contact/chat with instructor for test related questions? Your help line said they can use email, but after whitelist the UMassD website, they still cannot log into their email account. Can they chat through zoom?
Nick Ferrari
46:41
@Shuowei Can - candidly, there are not a lot of great options to facilitate students communicating to the instructor during an Honorlock proctored assessment - as any avenue that is open to students to contact the instructor is also open to students to utilize to as an avenue to engage in academic dishonesty which undermines the ability for Honorlock to proctor the assessment. With that disclaimer out of the way - you could allow a communication option (i.e. Zoom, use a cell phone, etc.) we can discuss this issue further with Kim as part of a Q&A session at the end.
Anoosha Izadi
47:57
Is it possible to give studnets a chance for makeup exam in case they missed the exam during the exam period or something goes wrong during the exam?
Nick Ferrari
48:56
@Anoosha - of course, that is completely driven by the policy and settings of your assessment in Blackboard - Honorlock just sits on top of those settings.
Anoosha Izadi
49:41
Thank you
Rich Legault
50:55
If the exam is set to be available for exactly 1 hour in Blackboard, will the room and ID scan count toward that hour?
Christine Piva
51:54
If you’ve set up the questions to be shown one at a time, and you have not prohibited backtracking- what is the best way for them to review their questions? Because if they hit review question is pauses the quiz- and will force them to submit. Any suggestions here?
Nick Ferrari
52:09
@Rich Legault - the Blackboard timer starts once the exam starts, when students have access to the first exam question in the exam - the Honorlock authentication process does not factor into the time.
Rich Legault
52:50
But won’t Blackboard close exam access at the specified time anyway?
Nick Ferrari
53:06
@Christine Piva - Good question - I don’t know the answer to that one - I think that is more of a Blackboard issue if I am not mistaken?
Tracey Russo
54:25
It all depends upon your exam settings in myCourses.
Nick Ferrari
55:21
@Rich Legault - by way of an example, a student has 60 minutes to complete the exam - the Honorlock Authentication process takes 5 minutes - the student will still have 60 minutes to complete the exam - but will have been engaged with the exam taking process for 65 minutes (5 minutes for Honorlock Authentication and then60 minutes for the exam). Honorlock does not touch the exam timer in Blackboard - I believe you are correct that Bb will submit/close the exam on the student at the specified time. This behavior is driven by your exam settings in Blackboard, Honorlock is just sitting on top of those settings.
Rich Legault
55:49
Thanks!
Christine Piva
01:00:36
@Tracey Russo: I have it presenting one question at a time but the “prohibiting backtracking” is NOT enabled. So they should be able to go back.
Ling Lin
01:01:45
What is the link to view those webinars that HonorLock held already?
Robert Drew
01:03:17
Thank you!
Nick Ferrari
01:03:30
@Ling Lin - all of our public facing webinars and events are posted here: https://honorlock.com/resources/#events - I suspect you are asking about previous training sessions we’ve done and @Tracey can share those and this one with you.
Kimberly Pulda
01:04:03
https://honorlock.kb.help/faculty-exam-configuration/recent-faculty-webinar-recordings/
Kimberly Pulda
01:04:08
H0n0rlock!
Ling Lin
01:04:12
Thank you, Nick.
Adnan El-Nasan
01:04:22
What type of questions can an exam have (e.g. essay questions where students have to draw a graph)? and how can students submit their solutions. Thanks.
Qinguo Fan
01:05:58
Got to go. Thank you all!
Adnan El-Nasan
01:06:42
Great. Thanks
CITS - Rachel Rebello
01:06:44
Thank you for this! I have an 11 am meeting as well.
Whitney Hable
01:07:03
Really helpful, thanks!
Chan Du
01:07:33
Thank you.
Kimberly Pulda
01:07:40
https://honorlock.com/support/
Christine Piva
01:07:56
Thank you!