Proctorio Settings

For Multiple-Choice Exams

You can access these settings from the Canvas Quiz settings page.

Recording Options

  • [Video Recording]                       Yes
  • [Audio Recording]                       Yes
  • [Record Screen]                            Yes
  • [Record Web Traffic]                   Yes
  • [Record Room]                              No

Lock Down Options

  • [Force Full Screen]                     Yes
  • [Only One Screen]                      Yes
  • [No New Tabs]                             Yes
  • [Close Open Tabs]                       Yes
  • [Disable Printing]                        Yes
  • [Disable Clipboard]                     Yes
  • [Block Downloads]                      Yes
  • [Clear Cache]                                 Yes
  • [Disable Right Clicks]                  Yes
  • [Prevent Re-entry]                 No

Verification Options

  • [Verify Video]                             Yes
  • [Verify Audio]                             Yes
  • [Verify Desktop]                         Yes
  • [Verify ID]                                   Instructor Preference – most don’t use
  • [Verify Signature]                       No

In-Quiz Tools

  • [Basic Calculator]                        No – cumbersome, not very good
  • [Whiteboard]                                No – cumbersome, not very good

Proctorio Frame Metrics

Set to low or mid points – Proctorio collects more information than settings suggest, setting control amount of detail in reports. More severe settings will trigger more alarms. You are able to freely change these settings after the assessment and the resulting suspicion levels reported by Proctorio will be automatically updated.

Computer-Based Abnormalities

  • [Navigating Away]                     Yes
  • [Keystrokes]                                Yes
  • [Copy and Paste]                        Yes
  • [Browser Resize]                        Yes
  • [Mouse Movement]                    No
  • [Scrolling]                                    No
  • [Clicking]                                     No

Environmental Abnormalities

  • [Audio Levels]                               Yes
  • [Head and Eye Movement]         Yes
  • [Leaving the Room]                      Yes
  • [Multi-Face]                                   Yes

Technical Abnormalities

  • [Exam Duration]                          No (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [Start Times]                                No (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [End Times]                                  No (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [Exam Collusion]                         Yes

For Handwritten Exams

The Proctorio settings need to be more open to allow students to get photos of their work from their phone, to their email, to Canvas.

Recording Options

  • [Video Recording]                       Yes
  • [Audio Recording]                       Yes
  • [Record Screen]                            Yes
  • [Record Web Traffic]                   Yes
  • [Record Room]                              NO

Lock Down Options

  • [Force Full Screen]                    NO
  • [Only One Screen]                     Yes
  • [No New Tabs]                            NO
  • [Close Open Tabs]                      NO
  • [Disable Printing]                       NO
  • [Disable Clipboard]                    NO
  • [Block Downloads]                     NO
  • [Clear Cache]                               Yes
  • [Disable Right Clicks]                NO
  • [Prevent Re-entry]               NO (allows re-entry)

Verification Options

  • [Verify Video]                             Yes – if webcam capture isn’t possible student can not proceed
  • [Verify Audio]                             Yes – if audio capture isn’t possible student can not proceed
  • [Verify Desktop]                         Yes – if screen recording isn’t possible student can not proceed
  • [Verify ID]                                   NO
  • [Verify Signature]                      NO

In-Quiz Tools

  • [Basic Calculator]                       NO – cumbersome, not very good
  • [Whiteboard]                               NO – cumbersome, not very good

Proctorio Frame Metrics

Set to low or mid points – Proctorio collects more information than settings suggest, setting control amount of detail in reports. More severe settings will trigger more alarms. You are able to freely change these settings after the assessment and the resulting suspicion levels reported by Proctorio will be automatically updated.

Computer-Based Abnormalities

  • [Navigating Away]                      NO
  • [Keystrokes]                                 Yes
  • [Copy and Paste]                         Yes
  • [Browser Resize]                         Yes
  • [Mouse Movement]                    NO
  • [Scrolling]                                     NO
  • [Clicking]                                      NO

Environmental Abnormalities

  • [Audio Levels]                               Yes
  • [Head and Eye Movement]         Yes
  • [Leaving the Room]                      Yes
  • [Multi-Face]                                   Yes

Technical Abnormalities

  • [Exam Duration]                         NO (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [Start Times]                                NO (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [End Times]                                 NO (Canvas can take care of this)
  • [Exam Collusion]                        Yes