academic integrity

Authentication of Students in Online Courses

Last Revised 02/05/2024 by SW

Overview

The purpose of this article is to guide the University community as faculty seek methods of verifying student identity in distance learning and online courses.  These guidelines were designed to meet NECHE accreditation standard 4.48 and Federal requirements under Sec.  602.17(g)of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Additionally, these guidelines are designed to meet Department of Homeland Security requirements for International Students in online and remote learning environments.
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Using Online Proctoring with eCampus and ProctorU – Overview

Online proctoring with ProctorU is available for courses where students pay the Online Course Fee. ProctorU and their Guardian Secure Proctoring Browser allows students with an adequate internet connection and computer to take live proctored online exams in remote locations (e.g., their place of residence) that are also recorded for incident review by faculty.

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Review Incidents in the Online Proctoring System

Last modified 07/02/2020 by DSM

Overview

Online proctoring enables online test taking within a controlled and monitored environment, thereby enhancing academic integrity. ProctorU is the online exam proctoring service that eCampus makes available to UConn eCampus online courses. ProctorU allows students with an adequate internet connection and computer to take live proctored online exams in remote locations (e.g., their place of residence). This post provides information on how to review incidents in the recorded sessions after exam sessions have been completed.

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Notify Students About Online Proctoring

Last modified 07/02/2020 by DSM

Overview

Online proctoring enables online test-taking within a controlled and monitored environment, thereby enhancing academic integrity. ProctorU allows students with an adequate internet connection and computer to take live proctored online exams in appropriate remote locations (e.g., their place of residence).  This post provides examples of faculty-to-student communication, best practices/tips, and notes some of the potential problems of which to be aware.

PLEASE NOTE: ProctorU is only available to courses that pay the Online Course Fee.  Hybrid courses are NOT eligible to use ProctorU.  We recommend you consider Respondus Lockdown Browser with Monitor as an alternative.

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Prepare a HuskyCT Exam for Online Proctoring with ProctorU


Last modified 07/02/2020 by DSM

Overview

Online proctoring enhances academic integrity by enabling online test taking within a controlled and monitored environment. This post addresses setting up a HuskyCT exam for online proctoring.

PLEASE NOTE: ProctorU is the only available to courses that pay the Online Course Fee.  Hybrid courses are NOT eligible to use ProctorU.  We recommend you consider Respondus Lockdown Browser with Monitor as an alternative.

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Schedule an Exam with ProctorU

Last modified 06/21/2019 by DSM

Overview

Online proctoring enhances academic integrity by enabling online test-taking within a controlled and monitored environment. 

PLEASE NOTE: ProctorU is the only available to courses that pay the Online Course Fee.  Hybrid courses are NOT eligible to use ProctorU.  We recommend you consider Respondus Lockdown Browser with Monitor as an alternative.

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Request a ProctorU Faculty Account

Last modified 06/24/2021 by DSM

Overview

Online proctoring enhances academic integrity through the ability to offer online tests within a controlled and monitored environment. This post explains  setting up a faculty ProctorU account for use with your UConn eCampus designed online course(s).

PLEASE NOTE: ProctorU is the only available to courses that pay the Online Course Fee.  Hybrid courses are NOT eligible to use ProctorU.  We recommend you consider Respondus Lockdown Browser with Monitor as a possible alternative.

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Tips for Online Course Test Proctoring

Last revised: 7/1/2019 by DSM. 

Overview

These are some tips to help make the online proctoring process run more smoothly and make the student experience as best as possible.

PLEASE NOTE: ProctorU is the online exam proctoring service that eCampus makes available to UConn students enrolled in courses formally listed as ONLINE in StudentAdmin.  This post addresses setting up a faculty ProctorU account for use with your UConn ONLINE course(s).

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Remote In-Person Proctoring for Online Courses

Last revised: 5/31/2018 by DSM. 

Overview

Sometimes even fully online course require in-person proctoring for administering tests and authentication of students’ identities. It is very common for online students to be geographically dispersed regionally, nationally, or even internationally and it is not always practical or possible to travel to one central testing location.  This article provides guidance around permitting alternate proctoring locations as a solution.
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