[LON-CAPA-users] Proctor Password Slots/Assessments

Stuart Raeburn raeburn at msu.edu
Wed Jun 17 16:23:51 EDT 2015

Hi Doug,

See: http://bugs.loncapa.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6763

When the timer parameter is set (and the scope is for all items in a folder),
e.g., for a remote proctored exam, students currently need to remain  
in place in the proctored environment until the time allotted to the  
exam has elapsed.

The next LON-CAPA release will contain a "done button" which the  
student can use to indicate that he/she wishes to end the exam. Once  
that button has been pushed) and the student has also confirmed that  
he/she is "done"), and the action has been processed server-side, the  
student's access to items in the exam folder will cease, and the  
student may leave the proctored environment.

Stuart Raeburn
LON-CAPA Academic Consortium

Quoting "Mills, Douglas G" <dmills at illinois.edu>:

> Hi All,
> We've not used this before but are looking into it. We have some   
> online courses currently running and will be using ProctorU for the   
> exams in one of them. One concern that's been raised about the   
> security here is what is to prevent a student from signing up for a   
> slot to take the exam with proctor u, go through it quickly and   
> claim to be done after about half the time is gone, sign off, etc.   
> but then come back unproctored before the 90-minute time limit has   
> expired?  I just tested this in my demo course and it seems that   
> once the proctor has authenticated to give access, the student can   
> log out of Lon-Capa, come back and have access again as long as the   
> time has not expired.  Am I missing something there?  I admit   
> readily to being a novice at using Slots so perhaps there's a   
> setting there which could prevent that behavior?
> Doug
> Douglas Mills
> Director of Instructional Technology
> Department of Chemistry
> University of Illinois

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