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Respondus, LockDown Browser, StudyMate Author, and StudyMate Class

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has obtained a campus-wide license for the Respondus, StudyMate Author, and StudyMate Class software. Respondus is a Windows application that enhances the functionality and usability of Blackboard's quiz, survey, and self-test tools. Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that provides a secure testing environment within Blackboard. StudyMate Author is a Windows application that allows the user to create Flash-based games and quiz activites to be used in Blackboard courses. StudyMate Class is a plug-in for Blackboard that allows both faculty and/or students to create study aids within a Blackboard course.

Click on the StudyMate Class link in the left navigation pane to access the resource site for that software.

Click on the Respondus, LockDown Browser, or StudyMate Author links to the left to access the SIUE portal to download these products. Once you have logged into the portal using your SIUE e-ID and password, click the Respondus icon located in the My Links section of the left navigation pane to access the resource page for the software listed above.

Students needing to download LockDown Browser should click on the LockDown Browser link to the left to access the SIUE portal. Once you have logged into the portal using your SIUE e-ID and password, click the LockDown Browser icon located in the My Links section of the left navigation pane to access the resource page for this software.

If students (graduate assistants or teaching assistants) require access to the Respondus software, a representative faculty member or department administrator will have to complete the Respondus Request for Student Access form located in the SIUE portal. Click the Respondus link in the left navigation pane and follow the directions listed above to navigate to the Respondus resource page in the portal where the form is located. Students will be notified via email once the authorization is complete.

If you have any problems or require additional information, contact Information Technology Services at 650-5500 or via e-mail at ftc_help@siue.edu.