SLCC has a site license to two Respondus software applications.

  • Respondus 4.0 Quiz Converter: for converting MS Word documents into Canvas-managed auto-graded quizzes.
  • Respondus LockDown Browser: a Canvas-embedded feature that can be enabled to freeze students' browsing options on a home computer while they are taking quizzes online. 

Respondus 4.0 for Quizzes

  • For help converting your quizzes to Canvas, please contact an instructional technologist in eLearning. For an appointment or phone/email support, call 1-833-250-2077 (toll free) or 1-801-957-5125 Option 2.
  • An instructional technologist can also train you how to use Respondus. Details and full instructions are in the related article: How do I add a Quiz in Canvas?

Respondus LockDown Browser

To enable Respondus Lockdown Browser in your course, first enable it in course navigation, and then in individual quizzes within the course.


  1. From the left menu in your course, select Settings.
  2. Select the Navigation tab. 
  3. Click and drag the Lockdown Browser option from the lower (hidden) list into the upper (visible) list.
  4. Click Save
  5. Refresh the page to confirm that the Lockdown Browser option is visible to students in course's left menu.

For additional information, view:


These instructions may be useful to include in your quizzes to help inexperienced students.



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