Online proctoring helps ensure academic integrity for exams that are delivered remotely. Before you adopt a proctoring solution, please consider all assessment options first . If you have students who have made an accommodation request, please reach out to the Office of Disability Services to discuss alternative arrangements.
Resources: Zoom Learning Path, Proctoring with Zoom: Instructor Guide
Appropriate for: all class sizes, all exam types. Students take exams by logging in to Zoom and sharing their screens while faculty/TAs monitor remotely.
High-level monitoring: Assign each student to an individual Zoom breakout room to monitor multiple students at one time.
Lower-level monitoring: Assign groups of students to Zoom breakout rooms.
- Multiple TAs/faculty proctors needed
- Students would need webcams
- Will not work well for students with network bandwidth limitations or who are in unsafe environments; these students need to be accommodated
- Maintain existing exam timing and structure
- No additional cost
- Exams will need to be available to students at scheduled class time
Resource: Examity at Penn State
Appropriate for: all class sizes, all exam types. Students utilize a webcam to record their exam sessions, which are reviewed by a proctor.
- There is a cost per student per exam
- Students will need webcams
- Students should be oriented into system before exam
- Most secure proctoring option
- Some preparation needed to build exam in Canvas/Examity