Technology

The technology offices are dedicated to developing innovative services that keep faculty, staff, and students up to date in online learning education and research.

ExamSoft

What is ExamSoft?

ExamSoft is a lock down browser testing application that supports academic success

  • Provides the exam security, efficiency, and the data necessary to improve student learning
  • Make informed decisions on curricula and student remediation with real-time student performance data
  • Eases concerns about exam integrity on student devices, and identifies at-risk students 

Tips for Faculty and ExamSoft

Tips for Students and ExamSoft

Examplify: Minimum System Requirements:

Windows:

Examplify can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows-based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below.

Examplify cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

For exam taking best practices:

  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows 7 and Windows 10.
  • ​Support for Windows 7 devices will be discontinued on December 31st, 2018.
  • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT, and Windows 10 S are NOT supported at this time.
  • Only genuine, U.S.-English versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported
  • ExamSoft does not support tablet devices other than Surface Pro as detailed below
  • CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater
  • RAM: 2GB or highest recommended for the operating system
  • Hard drive: 1GB of available space or highest recommended for the operating system
  • For onsite support, a working USB port is required (newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • Internet connection for Examplify download, registration, exam download and upload
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including BitLocker keys, may be required.
  • Screen resolution must be 1024x768 or higher
  • Administrator level account permissions

MAC:

In order to use Examplify on your Apple Macbook, Macbook Air or Macbook Pro natively, you must have:

  • Administrator level account permissions
  • Internet connection for Examplify download, registration, exam download and upload
  • For on-site support, a working USB port is required (newer devices may require an adapter)
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including device passwords, may be required.
  • Server versions of Mac OS X is not supported
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Operating system:
    • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
    • Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra
    • Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra
    • Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave
  • Hard drive = 1 GB or higher of free disk space
  • RAM = 2 GB
  • CPU = Intel processor
  • Touchbars are supported
  • Examplify cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

Toll Free Number for Students and Faculty:

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 866-429-8889
(ExamSoft support is 24/7)

support@examsoft.com

Faculty and Staff Technology

Information and Learning Technology is strongly committed to helping faculty and staff to use information technology to enhance teaching, learning, and research.

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Learning Technology

The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Office of Learning Technology is dedicated to improving the quality of teaching, learning, research, and community service through technology.

Key services include: 

  • instructional design and technology
  • video production
  • distance education
  • online learning
  • utilization of emerging technologies
  • faculty development in teaching with technology

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Network and Computer Services

Network and Computer Services (NACS) offers computer support for students, faculty, and staff.

Student Services

  1. Computer labs, Go Print, Wireless Network, and Personal Computers
  2. Nursing Student Computing Requirements

Faculty and Staff Services

  1. NACS Customer Service
  2. Computer Labs, Go Print, Wireless Network, and Personal Computers

WebNow

The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Office of Admissions has implemented ImageNow, a comprehensive imaging and document management system that allows for the linking and routing of documents. Authorized users of the imaging system who too, are authorized access to School of Nursing applications are given access to WebNow. WebNow allows authorized users secure and easy access to School of Nursing (SON) applications. The electronic documents are accessible from any location with internet access. The availability of applicant materials electronically enhances admissions processes, document retrieval, and document maintenance. Questions about the using WebNow for admissions related tasks should be directed to the Office of admissions by email admissions.nursing@umaryland.edu or by telephone 410-706-0501 option #2.

Help Ticket

  • The Office of Admissions has partnered with the Help Desk to create a “Help Ticket” to address issues that WebNow users may experience logging on the WebNow system and the reviewing of applicant materials.  Additionally WebNow “Help Tickets” also are submitted to address issues with the insertion of decisions, changing statuses, inputting notes, etc… on application records along with granting and removal of user access to WebNow.

    Anyone experiencing WebNow issues should click here help@umaryland.edu  to submit a Web Now Help Ticket. 

In order to access WebNow for the first time on a particular computer, you must configure Java. Office of Admissions staff members are available to assist with configuring your pc to access WebNow; SON IT is not needed for the configuration. To configure your pc, the configuration process will take roughly 10 minutes.

Please send an email to admissions.nursing@umaryland.edu to schedule your time with an admissions staff member.

Contact Us

ServicesContact
  • Student computer labs
  • Go Print©
  • Campus Wireless Network Eduroam
    (in UMSON building)
  • Nursing Student Computing Requirements
UMSON Network and Computer Services

Contact the campus Help Desk to submit tickets.

410-706-4357 (6-HELP)
help@umaryland.edu
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Blackboard
  • Collaborate Ultra
  • Mediasite
  • TurningPoint

UMSON Learning Technologies

410-706-2486
nrsonline@umaryland.edu

Room 201
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • UM One Card services
  • myUM email accounts
  • user IDs and passwords
  • SURFS

Center for Information Technology Services (CITS), the central information technology organization for UMB

Contact the campus Help Desk to submit tickets.

410-706-4357 (6-HELP)
help@umaryland.edu

personal computers, laptops, smart phones, etc. Contact the manufacturer.