Enable Honorlock Exam Proctoring for Blackboard-Integrated MindTap
If you use Blackboard®, you can ensure academic integrity by using Honorlock®. Link your test from Blackboard and enable Honorlock. Your students will be monitored by Honorlock for the duration of the exam in MindTap.
This procedure is for Blackboard courses with the Original Course View.
Honorlock is a browser extension and works only with Google® Chrome™. Students must use Google Chrome to take their exam.
You must first create a password protected exam in MindTap.
Add a link to your exam in Blackboard.
In your Blackboard course, locate your MindTap exam link, right click, and copy the link address.
This is the link you will add to your Blackboard test.
- Navigate to a content area in your Blackboard course.
If you haven't already done so, add the Honorlock LTI link to your content area.
Note If you do not see Honorlock LTI under Build Content, Honorlock is not configured for your institution.
- Click .
- Enter "Honorlock LTI" in the Name field.
- Click Submit.
A link to the Honorlock LTI tool is added to your content area.
- Click the Honorlock LTI link.
- Click .
Enter the necessary information.
Under Exam Password, enter the same password you set for your exam in MindTap.
Under Exam Platform, enter MindTap.
Under Student Guidelines, click Show Additional
An empty field displays.
Paste the link to your MindTap exam that you copied
earlier. You can also include any instructions for your students.
Do not provide your students with the exam password in the instructions. Honorlock will automatically enter the exam password for students.
- Click Create.
Students will access the exam by clicking the Honorlock link you added to your course.
Students that do not have the Honorlock extension installed will be prompted to do so when they open the exam. They will not be allowed to open the exam until they have installed Honorlock on Google Chrome.