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The DLC Exam Commons in Love Library now serves all of UNL's online tesing needs. The testing center in Burnett has closed permanently.
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Supported Browsers for Instructors and StudentsWindows:
- Internet Explorer 6.x+
(Instructors should use Firefox for adding assignments to Blackboard and using Maple T.A.'s Gradebook Export button, and possibly for inserting graphics into questions.)
- Firefox 2.0+
- Safari 1.2.1+
- Firefox 2.0+
Official Maplesoft Documentation
Web-Based Assessment Documentation
CSMCE-UNL Maple T.A. 10 User Guide
Last updated: December 7, 2016
We're updating to version 10 at the beginning of January, so this is the guide you need.
IMPORTANT: Maple TA - Restricting Exam Access to UNL Testing Centers
Last updated: August 18, 2016
Must-read if you want to offer proctored exams on campus.
VIDEO: How to Integrate Maple TA with Canvas
Last updated: March 30, 2016
Maple TA users are advised to not migrate to Canvas at this time, because Maple TA can't yet push scores to Canvas from force-graded or manually-graded assignment attempts. Maplesoft is working to add this capability to the new version of Maple TA that has a target release date of July 2016.
Randomization Guide v0.8
Last updated: August 21, 2014
When Practice assignments are composed of static questions, students are only practicing their memorization skills. Use Maple T.A.'s scripting language to create powerful dynamic questions that can be used again and again in Practice assignments to teach valuable skills, and in exams to reduce or eliminate cheating.
Maple T.A. Blackboard-Edit Solutions
Last updated: December 18, 2013
In Blackboard, the Edit option in the Maple T.A. content item's context menu no longer works the way we want it to. If you want to be able to add instructions to your Maple T.A. content items, read this.
Maple T.A. 8.0 Issues and Workarounds
Last updated: October 5, 2012
Maple T.A. Tips and Tricks
Last updated: May 18, 2009
This is a must-read if you will be using Maple T.A. at UNL.
Maple T.A. Distance Ed. Proctors
Last updated: August 4, 2009
This document tells how to obtain a pool of Maple T.A. proctor accounts to be used for distance education proctors, and how to enroll these these accounts in your course. It also describes the proctoring process to be used by these proctors.
Maple T.A. Roster Reconciler
Last updated: September 3, 2010
This spreadsheet can be used to reconcile your Maple T.A. roster with your Blackboard roster. (See Problem 2 in the Maple T.A. 6.0 Issues and Workarounds document.) Only use this spreadsheet if you do not know which students have dropped your class and you cannot easily find out.
Web-Based Assessment Advisory Board
- Advisory Board Statement of Purpose
Last updated: August 14, 2014