[Athen] Secure Testing Question
danc at washington.edu
Tue Nov 2 10:13:53 PDT 2010
I think using student-owned computers for an exam, unless it's specifically
allowed by an instructor, would be nearly impossible to manage securely.
With admin privileges, which a student would have on their own machine, it
would be trivial to disable any software by a tech-savvy student.
What about reserving computers for testing in another computing facility?
We've done that a time or two over the years when our DRS office needed some
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 9:51 AM, Dave M. Thomas <
Dave.M.Thomas at studentlife.du.edu> wrote:
> Question: Is there software that can be installed onto student computers
> that will prevent them from leaving a test document or which will prevent
> students from returning to a test if they open the internet or other
> documents that could be used to guard against cheating?
> A coworker hinted that such software exists but I have never heard of such
> a program.
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