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Kryterion Konnect Online Proctoring

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12:58, 18 Sep 2013

Blackboard has partnered with Kryterion Konnect, the industry leader in secure online proctoring, to provide exam security for distance education courses directly within the Blackboard Learn platform. Now institutions have a scalable way to handle their online proctoring needs, making it easier than ever to effectively assess student learning and ensure academic integrity.

Simple. Secure. Scalable. All within Blackboard Learn.

Kryterion Konnect optimizes the online proctoring process, improving the online education experience for distance learners by providing flexibility and convenience while maintaining the integrity of the assessment process.

  • Seamless Integration: Instructors can easily deliver secure assessments directly within the Blackboard Learn environment, providing instructors and students with a familiar course experience.
  • Unsurpassed Security: Proprietary lockdown technology and advanced authentication methods provide high test security while ensuring students are who they say they are.
  • Unbiased, Professional Proctoring: Highly trained live proctors monitor and correct aberrant behavior, deterring and catching cheating in real-time.
  • Flexibility: With standard or high-stakes options, support for institution or student pay models, and the ability to select exam restrictions, Kryterion Konnect offers institutions the flexibility and control to administer online tests their way.
  • Increased instructor efficiency: Online testing eliminates manual processing of paper exams, saving instructors’ time.
  • Improved student experience: Students can schedule and take tests anytime, anywhere using their own computers and webcams, making learning more accessible, convenient and affordable.

Key Features

  • Single sign-on
  • Lockdown browser
  • Facial recognition and keystroke biometrics
  • Live video and audio monitoring by Kryterion Certified Proctors™
  • Video and audio recordings for optional session review
  • Full session transcripts with time-stamped incidents and aberrant behaviors bookmarked for easy review
  • FERPA and ADA compliant

How do I get started?

The Kryterion Konnect Building Block is available for clients licensing Blackboard Learn 9.1, Service Packs 6 and above. The integrated solution is available for clients in the North American (U.S. and Canada) higher education market, the professional education market, and the U.K., Australia and New Zealand higher education markets.

For a limited time, Kryterion is offering a free pilot of Kryterion Konnect for your institution. Pilots must consist of at least one instructor and 75-100 assessments during a six month period,

Click here to learn more or sign up for a free trial of this simple, secure, scalable online proctoring solution.

Who is Kryterion?

With more than 20 years in the testing industry, Kryterion is a full-service test development and delivery company that provides world-class online testing technology for the distance education, technology and association markets. The first to bring online proctoring to the global market, Kryterion was awarded the United States Distance Learning Association Award for 21st Century Distance Learning for its proven technology and best practices.

What resources are available to instructors?

Click here for instructor resources, including getting started guides and FAQs.

What resources are available to students?

Click here for student resources, including getting started guides, best practices and FAQs.

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