Software & Systems


ExamSoft Launches Rubrics Assessment Platform

ExamSoft has launched a rubrics assessment platform scheduled for general availability in spring 2014 for its entire suite of software.

Free OS X Update Brings Desktop Access to iBooks Library

Apple has released a major update to OS X, Mavericks, which is available as a free upgrade via the Mac App Store.



Apple Unveils iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina Display

Apple has unveiled a new, lighter version of the iPad, the iPad Air, and a new iPad mini with Retina Display.

iOS 7 Release Caused Huge Traffic Spike on Campus Networks

As thousands of students updated their Apple devices to iOS 7 last month, some wireless networks struggled to handle the traffic surge, while others were smooth sailing.

RIT Takes Community Mapping Project to Rwandan High School Students

In a two-year pilot project, led by the Rochester Institute Technology, Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.

ExamSoft Offers New 'Intelligent Assessment' Software and Services

ExamSoft has launched a new suite of software and services, AssessmentTA, designed to aid educators by streamlining exam creation on the front end while offering insights into outcomes on the back end.

University of Maryland Scores $750 Million Software Grant

The University of Maryland has received a grant for use of commercial product lifecycle management software from Siemens Corporation.

University of South Dakota Deploys Software for Research Oversight

The University of South Dakota has adopted new research management software to provide administrative oversight for many of its research studies.

Tablet Aims to Support Users with Speech Challenges

New Android tablet comes with equipped with app, messaging tools, and an online portal designed for individuals with speech challenges.

Moravian College To Deploy iPads, MacBooks Campus-wide

A new initiative at the Pennsylvania institution, which will put MacBook Pro laptops and iPads into the hands of all undergraduates and faculty next fall, aims to give students practical experience with the technologies that they will be using when they enter the workforce.