Originally launched in 1997 as a project of North Carolina State University, and fully incorporated in 2003, Advanced Instructional Systems, Inc., dba WebAssign, was founded by John Risley, Ph.D., a physics education specialist and professor in the Department of Physics at North Carolina State University. WebAssign (both the company’s name and the name of their flagship product, which we’re now discussing) is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals. Interesting fact: more than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology, and you can find out more about their solutions right here.
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