SAM helps students master Microsoft Office and computer concepts essential to academic and career success. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools save you time and energy.

Features

Elevate thinking with SAM

Elevate Thinking

SAM trains and assesses essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on simulated environment, then apply their skills live in the applications with real world scenarios.

Promote better outcomes with SAM

Promote Better Outcomes

In addition to the gradebook, SAM reporting options analyse performance at the student or section level. An exam playback feature — a video of students’ click path on assessment questions they got incorrect — shows you where they went wrong.

Easily set your course with SAM

Easily Set Your Course

SAM’s easy-to-use interface gets instructors and students up and running. Express Assignment Creation delivers a streamlined course set-up through customised assignments that map to the learning objectives of the book in use. You also can copy sections from one term to the next, and roll out a master course to other instructors.

Social Proof

“SAM has great functions that enrich my teaching experience. For example the individual and class performance reports that I can generate at any stage provide me with real-time class data that enables me to identify struggling students and the help they need”

– Oliver Manyemba, Lecturer in Actuarial Science, Cass Business School

“I found it easy to customise and adapt the training to suit specific departments and individual needs”

– Jackie Dawes, Course Operations Manager, Cass Business School

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Improves confidence

91% of students surveyed felt that their confidence with Microsoft Excel has improved.

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Preparing students

All instructors and 90% of students surveyed identified SAM as a key factor in preparing students to use the Office applications in real-world placements.

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Recommended

100% of students surveyed said they would recommend SAM to a friend or peer.

Support & Demo

Digital Course Support

When you adopt SAM, a dedicated team of experts provides proactive, ongoing support that includes course set-up, usage statistics and check-ins.

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Technical Support

Need to talk? Your adoption of SAM provides you with an unparalleled level of personalised service, support and training for you and your students.

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LMS Integration

SAM integration is available with Learning Management Systems that support IMS Basic LTI Open Standards. Enhanced features include grade synchronisation.

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Experience SAM

Let a member of our digital solutions team walk you through a demonstration of SAM so that you can see the benefits and features for yourself.

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