SAM

Real-Time Access to Progress and Grading Makes SAM Effective for Randy Meissner and His Students

Randy Meissner is a Computer Science lecturer at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, North Dakota. He teaches three night classes with a total of 50-60 students each semester, and has been using SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) — an online environment for Microsoft® Office — for eight semesters.

In this Success Story, you’ll read how SAM engages his students through real-world simulations and hands-on training activities that allow them to build their skills and work on course materials at their own pace. You’ll also discover how SAM makes teaching and learning more efficient, through auto-graded assignments that save his time while providing students with instant feedback on their work. Read More…


SAM 2013 for Instructors: Creating Custom Questions

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This instructor resource video covers: Creating A Custom Question. For additional resources, please go to SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Schedule an Assignment

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to schedule an assignment with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Set Up Projects

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to set up projects with SAM 2013. For Additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Instructors: How to Submit Results

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to submit results with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM for Instructors: How to Use the Grade Book

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This instructor resource video demonstrates how to use the grade book with SAM 2013. For Additional resources, please visit SAM at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Students: How to Take Exams

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This student resource video demonstrates how to take exams with SAM 2013. For additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Students: How to Get Started

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This student resource video covers: Setting up a new SAM student account and joining a class section. For Additional resources, please go to SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Students: How to Purchase a SAM Instant Access Code on CengageBrain

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This student resource video covers: How to purchase a SAM Instant Access Code on CengageBrain. For Additional resources, please go to SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.


SAM 2013 for Students: How to Access Student Calendar View

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This student resource video covers: Navigating the Calendar View, Filtering and Searching for Assignments and Accessing Reports. For Additional resources, please visit SAM 2013 at Cengage Learning.