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Help students master MS Office skills

SAM provides online student training and assessment for Microsoft Office and computer concepts. Within a simulation environment it allows students to observe, practice and actively apply skills and improve confidence.

Premium training in a real-world simulation

SAM is a fully interactive simulated Office environment in which students can learn all the important computer concepts and IT skills required in any workplace. It provides easy-to-follow walk-throughs and allows students to complete live projects and real-world scenarios that will engage and challenge them..

 

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SAM for Students:

  • Statistically proven to improve grades
  • Provides students with confidence and the expertise to use a wide range of work-related software
  • Offers a comprehensive selection of walk-throughs and live projects to build and assess their skills
  • Instant automatic feedback on any projects completed shows students where they went wrong and improves understanding
  • Fun and easy-to-use live simulation


SAM for tutors:

  • Helps lift the pass rate and improve student grades
  • Engages students in a fully interactive and true-to-life environment, with projects that combine multiple skills
  • Flexible reporting tools enable you to easily monitor student progress and be alerted to any that are struggling or falling behind
  • Saves valuable time with automatic grading and instant student feedback
  • Content and assignments are mapped to your textbook, and yet SAM is also fully customisable, allowing you to shape it to best fit your course.

 

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

 

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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.

Work-Ready

Ensure students are work-ready

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.

ImproverImprove student ability

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

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Shape to your course

SAM’s interface is easy to use, whilst Express Assignment Creation delivers a streamlined course set-up through customised assignments that are mapped to your textbook.

Introducing the FREE Cengage Mobile App

Our free Cengage Mobile App allows students to study anytime, anywhere, online or off, and can be fully personalised and integrated into their course. It provides students with all the resources and support of SAM as well as many other digital features to aid their learning. To find out more visit our Cengage Mobile page.

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79% of students have told us that the provision of digital resources is essential in helping them achieve their learning goals

Integrating SAM into your course could not be easier

 

LMS integration

SAM can be fully and seamlessly integrated into your Learning Management System, including grade synchronisation, so that everything sits within the LMS you are already familiar with.

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Digital Course Support

SAM could not be simpler to set up and use. When you adopt SAM, a dedicated team of experts provides proactive, on-going support that includes course set-up, usage statistics and a regular check-in to ensure that you are happy.

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Technical Support

Need help with something? Your SAM adoption provides you with an unparalleled level of personalised service, support and training for you and your students. Whatever your query, our team are on hand to help.

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What others are saying about SAM

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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.

Experience SAM for yourself

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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