SAM 2013 Assessment and Training v1.0 Printed Access Card

  • AUTHOR: Course Technology
  • ISBN-13: 9781285458502 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Mixed Media 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region


About The Product

Get your students workplace-ready with SAM 2013, the market-leading proficiency-based assessment and training solution for Microsoft Office 2013! SAM's active, hands-on environment helps students master Microsoft Office skills and computer concepts that are essential to academic and career success, delivering the most comprehensive online learning solution for your course! Through skill-based assessments and interactive trainings, plus comprehensive remediation, SAM 2013 engages students in mastering the latest Microsoft Office programs on their own, giving instructors more time to focus on teaching. Computer concepts labs supplement instruction of important technology-related topics and issues through engaging simulations and interactive, auto-graded assessments. With enhancements including streamlined course setup, more robust grading and reporting features, and the optional integration of fully-interactive MindTap Readers containing Cengage Learning's premier textbook content, SAM provides the best teaching and learning solution for your course.


  • SAM 2013 covers the key features of the actual Office 2013 software, allowing students to work in high-fidelity, Flash-based simulation exercises for a real-world experience.
  • SAM can be accessed under a variety of browser platforms (Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari) and operating systems (Windows and Mac OS X).
  • Ongoing training, service, and support is provided through CourseCare, a revolutionary program designed to give you and your students an unparalleled user experience with your Cengage Learning digital solution. Your Sales Representative can connect you with a team of training, service, and support experts to ensure that SAM is integrated successfully into your course.
  • Easy, web-based deployment means SAM is always accessible to both you and your students from any computer.
  • Direct correlation to the learning objectives covered in your Cengage Learning textbooks allows you to easily create a robust lesson plan. Detailed reporting lets you monitor students' mastery of Microsoft Office and Computer Concepts skills.
  • With SAM Training tasks that correspond to textbook exams and study guides, instructors can spend more time teaching and let SAM Training help those who need additional time to grasp concepts and skills.

About the Contributor

  • Course Technology

    Since 1989, Course Technology has been publishing innovative texts and creative electronic learning solutions to help educators teach, students learn, and individuals expand their interest in and understanding of emergent and current technologies.

New to this Edition

  • Fully updated to replicate the experience of working in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • New interactive Computer Concepts labs help students explore issues and concepts such as computer hardware, safety and security, computer networks, and more through simulated trainings and interactive assessments.
  • New Individual Assignment tool allows you to schedule an assignment for one student or a small group of students in a few simple clicks.
  • New Playback feature allows you to explain and defend a student's assessment score by viewing a video of each action the student took in completing a task.
  • New Mac Hints give students instructions for completing certain training tasks on a Mac.
  • Updated gradebook includes an alphabetized student roster, score normalization and student frequency analysis to make it easier to monitor student progress.
  • Institutional-level reporting allows you to run reports across multiple sections.
  • New Express Assignment Wizard and Section Copy tools allow instructors to setup an entire course in 20 minutes and copy it across multiple sections quickly and easily.
  • Expanded collection of MindTap Readers for leading Cengage titles allows instructors to provide a fully integrated online solution in SAM.
  • Intuitive new Student Assignment Screen presents assignments in a calendar view and a list view, enabling students to keep track of assignments and due dates more easily.

Alternate Formats

Choose the Format that Best Fits Your Student's Budget and Course Goals

  • Instant Access Code
    ISBN-10: 1285458516 | ISBN-13: 9781285458519
    Price = $113.00