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Keyboarding in SAM 365 & 2016 with MindTap Reader for Keyboarding Course Lessons 1-25 20th Edition

Susie H. Vanhuss, Connie M. Forde, Donna L. Woo, Vicki Robertson

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Overview

SAM trains and tests essential Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, and keyboarding skills. Students engage in a hands-on environment, then apply their skills to real-world applications. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools save instructors time and energy.

SAM: Premier training for Microsoft Office

Susie H. Vanhuss, University of South Carolina (retired)

Dr. Susie H. VanHuss is a distinguished professor emeritus of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. She is a prolific author (Cengage Learning), with textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, office technology, and administrative management. Dr. VanHuss has experience managing large foundations and has served on the board of trustees of numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is a frequent speaker at state, regional, and national business education conventions and has done extensive consulting and training for industry and education groups nationally and internationally.

Connie M. Forde, Mississippi State University

Dr. Connie M. Forde is a full professor and head of the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University, where she leads undergraduate programs in information technology services, business technology teacher education, and industrial technology, as well as graduate programs in instructional technology. Dr. Forde also continues to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. Prior to her tenure at Mississippi State University, she was a business teacher at both the community college and secondary levels. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in business education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Forde serves as coauthor of the COLLEGE KEYBOARDING series and a variety of word processing and integrated applications textbooks and simulations. She is a recognized contributor to the professional literature and a speaker at state, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, she has served as president of the National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, and National Council of Pi Omega Pi, and chair of the Foundation for the Future of Business Education.

Donna L. Woo, Cypress College, California

Donna L. Woo is an instructor and department coordinator for Information Systems/Office Automation at Cypress College and associate director of education at Pacific College. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in business education from Michigan State University and earned her Ed.D. from Nova University. Her industry experience includes work for both IBM and General Motors. A respected author, Dr. Woo has written several word processing textbooks and has served as a coauthor on several editions of South-Western COLLEGE KEYBOARDING textbooks.

Vicki Robertson, Southwest Tennessee Community College

Vicki Robertson received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in education from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches at the University of Memphis and online for Southwest Community College. She is a member of the National Business Education Association and Southern Business Education Association, and she has served on the executive board for the Tennessee Business Education Association.
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SAM offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 133711443X
  • ISBN-13: 9781337114431
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $118.00
  • RETAIL $118.00

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How SAM helps learning

Students at the Cengage Learning Computing Conference discuss the products used in their Introduction to Computing course and the impact those products had on their engagement in the course.

“Using SAM helped me tremendously. There were times when I would miss class and I could go to SAM, do some practice tutorials and understand in a shorter time span than in class.”

“SAM has improved my learning because it has hands-on projects that I can practice my skills on.”

“With SAM I can work at my own pace, get immediate feedback, and better prepare for tests.”

“Not only does SAM prevent me from procrastinating, but it also helps me collaborate with classmates and better prepare for tests.”

“SAM grades projects instantly, so it doesn’t matter if students are working at 8 a.m. or 2 a.m. They can receive guided help, see what they did wrong, review as needed, and complete the project at their own pace without having to wait for me to grade the assignment.”

“Compared to other companies’ products, a SAM is easier to learn, easier to use, and easier to maintain... And of course it makes learning Microsoft Office easier, too.”

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor’s Companion Website

ISBN: 9781337104357
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, instructor’s manual, test banks, solution files, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781337104371
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.