Canvas Updates for Autumn 2019

Vericite Replaced by Turnitin Faculty need to enable Turnitin for any Canvas assignments that previously used the VeriCite plagiarism checker. More info and training resources at https://otl.du.edu/knowledgebase/canvas/turnitin/. A New Look for Respondus LockDown Browser We have upgraded to the latest version of Respondus LockDown Browser, which comes with minimal changes in the Canvas setup. More […]

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Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. Students are locked into the assessment and are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Download the Browser Download Respondus LockDown Browser This link is unique to DU. The browser won’t work if it is downloaded […]

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How to Use Turnitin for Faculty

Note: Turnitin has replaced Vericite as the university-wide plagiarism checking software as of Autumn Quarter 2019. If you would like your students to submit an assignment using Turnitin: 1. In your Canvas course, click Assignments in the Course Navigation menu. 2. Click Add assignment or edit an assignment you have already created. 3. Enter the assignment […]

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Formatting Text Documents for Respondus

Respondus will import multiple choice, true-false, essay, fill in the blank, and multiple answer questions. The plain text, rich-text, or MS Word file must be organized in a “Standard Format” before it can be imported into Respondus. The Standard Format for questions has required elements and optional elements. Important: Respondus requires Windows 7 or higher. Standard […]

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Updating Your Respondus License

The Respondus license renews each year on August 1st and existing users must update the installation password each year. Login to this portfolio to access the current installation password. http://portfolio.du.edu/respondus

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