Overview of Maple T.A. Integration - Maple Help

Overview of Maple T.A. Integration

Maple T.A. is an easy-to-use web-based system for creating tests and assignments, and automatically assessing student responses and performance. It supports complex, free-form entries of mathematical equations and intelligent evaluation of responses. It is ideal for science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), or any other course that requires mathematics. For more information about Maple T.A., see http://www.maplesoft.com/products/mapleta.

There are various features in Maple that allow you to create and execute questions and develop grading algorithms.  These can be used entirely within Maple for class assignments, guided exploration, or homework and practice.  In certain cases, such questions can also be exported for use in Maple T.A..

Follow these links for further information on features related to Maple T.A.:

 • MapleTA:-Import - a method for importing course modules to bring questions created in Maple T.A. into Maple.
 • Grading:-Quiz - a command for generating interactive component-based questions in Maple.  This command can also "play" the questions brought in via the MapleTA:-Import command.
 • Examples,Quiz - an example worksheet demonstrating various use-cases of the Grading:-Quiz command.
 • MapleTA:-Export - a method for exporting Grading:-Quiz based questions and algorithms developed in Maple to Maple T.A..
 • Grading - a package with various routines for grading, including assessment of plotting primitives within a given tolerance.
 • Maple T.A. Task Templates - a task-template approach to building questions for use within Maple.
 • Exporting Tasks - instructions on how to export Maple T.A. Task Templates so they can be used directly inside Maple T.A..
 • Maple T.A. Assignment - an example task-template based assignment.
 • InertForm - a package for dealing with expressions in a form that avoids automatic simplification and evaluation.
 • RandomTools - a package for generating random numbers.
 • combinat:-randperm - a command for generating random permutations.
 • EssayTools - a package for analysis and automatic grading of essays.