The Learning and Authoring Software for STEM Education
Coach 7 is the most versatile and complete software for STEM Education.
Coach integrates ICT tools, which resemble technologies used by professional scientists and facilitate an inquiry-based approach to education. By collecting high-quality, real-time data, constructing and using models, using simulations and visualisations, comparing results from experiments and models, student can be actively involved in authentic learning activities.
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Coach 7.6 (release September 30, 2019)
Coach 7 can be installed on Windows computers by using the MSI installation file and on MAC computers by using the DMG installation file. Coach 7 Installation Guide will help you during installation. Read What is new in Coach 7.6 to learn about new functionalities of Coach 7.6.
Important for Windows Installation: Error ‘Cannot read Author key file. It may be missing or corrupt’.
Starting from version 7.4 the Windows installation has been modified to not reset the Author key to the default value after update. This means that a file, which consists this Author key, will not be overwritten during Coach Installation. Unfortunately for installation of Coach 7.4 on some systems a direct upgrade (installation when an older version of Coach is installed) does not work correctly. In such situation, the file is deleted and not replaced by the new one, and you get an error message Cannot read Author key file. It may be missing or corrupt. There are two ways to solve this problem:
1. First uninstall the older version of Coach and after that install the new Coach, or
2. Run “Program and Features” repair.
For older models of CoachLab II+ (Windows and Mac) and EuroMotion (only Windows) it may be needed to install low-lever drivers. The low-level drivers are digitally signed with the CMA license certificate. This certificate must be installed prior to the installation of low-level drivers. Download and install the public CMA certificate.
Depending on your processor type choose the right installation file:
x86 – for Intel based 32 Bits Processors
x64 – for Intel based 64 Bits Processors (also known as x64, x86_64 and AMD64)
i64 – for Itanium 64 bits Processors (also known as IA-64)
OSX – for all Mac computers