Remote Exam Methods

Remote Exam Options Comparison

The chart below indicates the differences among the three available remote exam options (Proctorio, ProctorU, and Lockdown Browser). Please email eileen.chen@sjsu.edu for consultation or sharing your feedback. Thanks!

 Question

Lockdown Browser

Proctorio

ProctorU

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Can students take the exam at the same time? 

Yes

Yes

No. The exam window is about 30 - 90 minutes

How is the remote exam proctored? 

Monitor AI

By AI

By AI and online proctors to verify students’ identity 

Browser compatibility

Firefox, Safari, and Chrome

Chrome only 

Firefox, Safari, and Chrome

Integrated w/ Canvas

Yes

Yes

 

Where do I create the exam questions? 

Canvas

Canvas

Canvas

Can my students take a paper exam?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Do my students require to have a webcam, speaker, and microphone for taking the remote exam?

Depends on your exam settings 

Depends on your exam settings 

Required

Can I host a Zoom meeting in case my students want to ask questions during the exam? 

Depends on your exam settings

Yes

No

Can I receive an accident report from the exam? 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Do students need to pay fees?

No

No

Depends (see Note 1)

Note 1: If the students don’t schedule an exam appointment 72 hours prior, they will need to pay $5.00 at their own cost. 

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