Maplesoft have formed a Certified Partnership with Instructure, a leading software-as-a-service technology company and designer of the Canvas learning management system. Maple T.A., Maplesoft's online testing and assessment platform designed especially for technical courses involving mathematics, can now be easily accessed from within the Canvas environment.
Maplesoft's partnership with Instructure will allow instructors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses to benefit from powerful testing and assessment tools in Maple T.A, including standard math notation, sophisticated plotting, free-response math questions, and intelligent grading of responses, all while remaining in the Canvas environment. The integration will provide a single platform for students to access assignments, regardless of which system they were created in, and a consolidated gradebook for instructors.
"At Instructure, we created the Canvas system to be as easy-to-use and efficient for instructors and students as possible," said Melissa Loble, VP of Partners & Programs at Instructure. "Our collaboration with Maplesoft is another great example of how we continue to make learning and teaching easier, by uniting class management and engagement with advanced testing and assessment."
"Instructors using Canvas, particularly those teaching STEM courses, will greatly benefit from Maplesoft's partnership with Instructure, said Jonny Zivku, Product Manager, Online Education Products at Maplesoft. "Using an integrated platform for both course management and advanced STEM testing will reduce overhead and provide a seamless experience for instructors and students."
In addition to Canvas, Maple T.A. can be integrated with virtually any course management system including Blackboard®, Brightspace™, Moodle™, and Sakai.
Maplesoft in profile
Maplesoft™, a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd. in Japan, is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Its product suite reflects the philosophy that given great tools, people can do great things.
Maplesoft's core technologies include the world's most advanced symbolic computation engine and revolutionary physical modeling techniques. Combined together, these technologies enable the creation of cutting-edge tools for design, modeling, and high-performance simulation.
Maplesoft's products help to reduce errors, shorten design times, lower costs, and improve results. The Maplesoft product suite includes Maple™, the technical computing and documentation environment, and MapleSim™, the high-performance, multi-domain modeling and simulation tool for physical systems.
Engineers, scientists, and mathematicians use Maplesoft products to enable them to work better, faster, and smarter. Maplesoft's customers include Ford, BMW, Bosch, Boeing, NASA, Canadian Space Agency, Canon, Motorola, Microsoft Research, Bloomberg, and DreamWorks, covering sectors such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, defense, energy, financial services, consumer products, and entertainment. With Toyota, Maplesoft founded the Plant Modeling Consortium to promote the development of new design techniques for automotive and related industries.
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Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd. In profile
CYBERNET SYSTEMS in Japan provides world-class solutions and services in the CAE and IT areas.
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