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SAM 2013 with MindTap Reader for Understanding Computers in a Changing Society 2nd Edition

Deborah Morley

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Starting At 153.00 See pricing and ISBN options

Overview

SAM trains, and tests essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts 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 saves instructors time and energy.

SAM: Premier training for Microsoft Office

Deborah Morley, College of the Sequoias

Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today, she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.
SAM
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.

Standalone Digital Access — Ultimate Value

Recommended and most popular

  • ISBN-10: 1305107594
  • ISBN-13: 9781305107595
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $153.00
  • RETAIL $153.00

White Papers, Case Studies, Success Stories

A New Digital Solution Brings an Unprecedented Rise in Student Grades and Success

The Number of Students Earning an “A” Spikes 3,500% After Students Begin Using SAM

Cengage Learning Tech Team Assures Smooth Integration of SAM

Positive Student Feedback Echoes Instructor’s Experience

SAM Primes Students for MOS (Microsoft® Office Specialist) Certification

SAM helps students develop Excel and Access skills through real-world simulations and hands-on training.

Hand Grading and Paperwork Become Overwhelming, Until SAM Lightens the Load

SAM Results in Better Outcomes

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

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285838465
Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's New Perspectives CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. New Perspectives CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need! New Perspectives CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook and Interactive teaching and learning tools including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course and more. Please note: the Student Edition Labs within CourseMate are not Mac compatible.

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285838465
The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. New Perspectives CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary and Interactive learning tools, including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and more! Please note: the Student Edition Labs within CourseMate are not Mac compatible.