When utilizing Proctorio, instructors should include the following language in their syllabus. It is imperative to be up-front with students about the course academic integrity expectations.
"Proctorio, an online proctoring tool, will be used during this course. Proctorio offers you flexibility to take your exams at the time and in the location of your choosing. Students are required to have a webcam (USB or internal) with a microphone and a strong and stable internet connection. During the course of an exam, Proctorio will record the testing environment, therefore students should select private spaces for the exam session where disruptions are unlikely and where recording devices can be enabled. Instructions for Proctorio use will be provided. To use Proctorio you must be over 18 years of age. Additionally, the tool has limitations in its accessibility for students reliant upon screen readers and keyboard navigation. If you have concerns about using an online proctoring tool for the reasons listed above or in general, please work with your instructor to find an equivalent alternative. Additional information on academic integrity at Ohio State and recommended proctoring options are available."
Beyond this language, ensure that students are given the opportunity and encouraged to take a practice quiz with Proctorio before an examination for credit is deployed. This will ensure that the entire class, including those with accessibility concerns, will be ready to use Proctorio or have an alternative in place.