Danielle Kerns

Important update to system requirements for fall 2020

Discussion created by Danielle Kerns on Feb 5, 2020
Latest reply on Oct 15, 2020 by Danielle Kerns

Below are the technical specifications that NWEA is recommending for Fall 2020 testing. Note that these recommended updates will not be required until November 2020, to allow some flexibility in the unknown circumstances that school closures related to COVID-19 have created.

 

Secure Testing:

Device

Operating System

Secure Testing Application

Windows PC

Windows 7, 8.1, or 10

New version to be released prior to July 25, 2020

Macintosh

Mac OS X 10.13 and higher

New version to be released prior to July 25, 2020.

iPad

iOS 12 and iPad OS 13

New version to be released prior to July 25, 2020

Chromebook

Chrome OS version 78 and higher

NWEA Kiosk App version 3.1.0

 

Browser Testing:

Device

Operating System

Minimum Browser Required (MAP Growth & MAP Skills)

Minimum Browser Required (MAP Reading Fluency)

Windows PC

Windows 7, 8.1, or 10

Firefox 71
Chrome 78

Edge 79 (as of July 2020)

Chrome 78

Macintosh

Mac OS X 10.13 and higher

Firefox 71

Chrome 78

Safari 12

Chrome 78

iPad

iOS 12 and iPad OS 13

Safari 12

Testing app required

Chromebook

Chrome OS version 78 and higher

Chrome 78

Chrome 78

 

Proctors, Teachers, Staff Requirements:

Device

Operating System

Minimum Browser Required

Windows PC

Windows 7, 8.1, or 10

Edge 16

Firefox 71

Chrome 78

Macintosh

Mac OS X 10.13 and higher

Firefox 71

Chrome 78

Safari 12

iPad

Not officially supported

Not officially supported

Chromebook

Chrome OS version 78 and higher

Chrome 78

 

*Note: Internet Explorer not officially supported on Windows devices

 

This information can also be found in our Product Update community space (community login required).

 

For current system requirements, please see MAP Growth system requirements.

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