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Market-leading online homework solution teams with nonprofit academic publishing house
RALEIGH, N.C., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced this week it has established a partnership with Rutgers University Press to provide a best-in-breed solution for the homework and assessment needs of an innovative new introductory physics textbook.
Rutgers University Press' new Physics, the First Science textbook questions will be delivered through WebAssign's robust application to distribute, collect, grade, and record assignments quickly, accurately, and automatically over the Internet, while reinforcing student learning through practice and instant feedback. This powerful online system includes assignment restriction settings to allow for secure high-stakes testing, and allows faculty to upload resources to share with students.
"The accessible, down-to-earth approach presented in Physics, the First Science is complemented perfectly by the individualized online homework and grading tools WebAssign offers," said Elizabeth Scarpelli, marketing and sales director for Rutgers University Press. "Professors can now easily transition to the textbook using the familiar WebAssign services without the additional work required to prepare homework practice exercises and solutions for their students."
According to Peter Lindenfield, author of Physics, the First Science, "We are thrilled that WebAssign now supports our book. We have found that having our questions on WebAssign gives us great flexibility and strongly enhances student response."
WebAssign will specifically allow instructors to create assignments using questions from the textbook; deploy assignments with unmatched flexibility; and calculate and display student grades with a powerful GradeBook.
Since its founding in 1936 as a nonprofit publisher, Rutgers University Press has been dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to scholars, students, and the general reading public. Working with authors throughout the world, it seeks books that meet high editorial standards, facilitate the exchange of ideas, enhance teaching, and make scholarship accessible to a wide range of readers.
For more information on WebAssign, visit www.webassign.net, or call (800) 955-8275 or (919) 829-8181.
About WebAssign |www.webassign.net WebAssign is the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students. Partnering with all major textbook publishers, WebAssign offers customizable pre-coded questions from a wide range of math and science textbooks along with easy-to-use tools that allow instructors to create their own questions. To date, more than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and practice problems. In return, the students have received millions of pages of feedback on their work. During any one term, more than one million students are using WebAssign at over 2,300 educational institutions worldwide.
Based on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., and with 200 employees WebAssign is one of the largest technology "startups" in Research Triangle Park (RTP). Incubated on the N.C. State University campus in 1997, WebAssign has a strong history of innovation, technology leadership and profitable growth. In 2013, the company became a "benefit corporation," with a social mission to promote, support and improve education and learning.