[LON-CAPA-users] questions about our first exam - controlling access
todd.ruskell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 13 10:14:49 EST 2014
We have had our IT folks create a special-use login that restricts
virtually everything except using a web browser to access our LON-CAPA
services. The configuration is sufficiently distinct that a proctor can
tell simply by walking the room if the student is logged in using the
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 5:17 PM, Gerd Kortemeyer <korte at lite.msu.edu> wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 6:52 PM, Joseph Mingrone <jrm at mathstat.dal.ca> wrote:
> > We would like to restrict access to the exam to students who are in the
> > exam rooms.
> If you know the IP-address range of the rooms, you can restrict access to
> only those rooms.
> > Is there any way to require a password to access a
> > resource?
> You can in addition set a proctor password to unlock a folder.
> > Perhaps something with slots?
> Nope, not good.
> > Do you have any other
> > suggestions? IP based restrictions will be tough because the students
> > will be writing at a couple different locations across the campus.
> How many rooms?
> > To restrict access to the homework problems I will probably hide the
> > homework folders just before the exam starts. I also turned off the
> > communication features. For those with more experience with LON-CAPA
> > exams, is there anything I should considered for exam security?
> Not really, except that the exam is then automatically "open book" anyway
> (which could be just fine), since the students have access to the web.
> Overall, sounds like proctor password is what you want.
> - Gerd.
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