Kate DeMello

New Quizzes & Remote Proctoring Roadmap

Discussion created by Kate DeMello on Apr 27, 2020
Latest reply on May 13, 2020 by Tracey Gould


We are in the process of transitioning to Canvas from Blackboard Learn. Overall we are thrilled with Canvas. Simultaneously, we had just selected ProctorTrack as a remote proctoring solution for online courses. We have learned that New Quizzes does not allow for third-party proctoring solutions currently (Per this document)


Initially, I determined to just avoid new quizzes and stick with the old. Unfortunately, I learned today that the New Quizzes timeline shows integration with Respondus Lockdown Browser in Q2 of 2020, but no other third party solutions are on the roadmap yet. 


What's more concerning is that the same timeline indicates that old quizzes will no longer be functional by February 2021! Not only will all old quizzes need to be migrated, but if no other third-party proctoring solutions are enabled we are not the only ones who will be in a difficult situation. 


The question: 

What is your school doing about this? Have you found a way to incorporate a third-party proctoring solution with new quizzes? Do you have any recommendations? We are considering making a revised selection of proctoring solutions based on this information but were originally not terribly impressed with the functionality of Respondus over the other players.

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