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SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access, 1st Edition

  • ISBN-13: 9780538466998
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
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Get your students workplace-ready with SAM, the premier proficiency-based assessment and training solution for Microsoft Office and Computer Concepts! SAM’s active, hands-on environment helps students master computer skills and concepts that are essential to academic and career success. Skill-based assessments, interactive trainings, and comprehensive remediation engage students in mastering the latest Microsoft Office programs on their own, allowing instructors to spend class time teaching. SAM’s efficient course setup and robust grading features provide faculty with consistency across sections.

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  • 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 0538753692 | ISBN-13: 9780538753692

    List Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $84.75

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course + DVD: Microsoft Office 2010 Illustrated Introductory Video Companion + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10: 1133530265  | ISBN-13: 9781133530268

List Price = $298.95  | CengageBrain Price = $298.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $224.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course
    List Price = $226.95  | CengageBrain Price = $226.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $170.75
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Illustrated Introductory Video Companion DVD
    List Price = $86.95  | CengageBrain Price = $86.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.50
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Word 2010: Complete + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133530273  | ISBN-13:  9781133530275

List Price = $185.95  | CengageBrain Price = $185.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Complete
    List Price = $151.95  | CengageBrain Price = $151.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Complete + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133530281  | ISBN-13:  9781133530282

List Price = $185.95  | CengageBrain Price = $185.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Complete
    List Price = $151.95  | CengageBrain Price = $151.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  113353029X  | ISBN-13:  9781133530299

List Price = $220.95  | CengageBrain Price = $220.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $165.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $201.95  | CengageBrain Price = $201.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.00
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + Internet Research - Illustrated, 5th

ISBN-10:  1133286445  | ISBN-13:  9781133286448

List Price = $288.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $216.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $240.95  | CengageBrain Price = $240.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $181.00
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
  • Internet Research - Illustrated
    List Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25


Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + Internet Research - Illustrated, 5th

ISBN-10:  113342435X  | ISBN-13:  9781133424352

List Price = $448.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $336.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $240.95  | CengageBrain Price = $240.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $181.00
  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Comprehensive
    List Price = $239.95  | CengageBrain Price = $239.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $180.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
  • Internet Research - Illustrated
    List Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25


ePack: SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription

ISBN-10:  1133799345  | ISBN-13:  9781133799344

List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course + Microsoft® Office 2010 Illustrated, Second Course + Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133287921  | ISBN-13:  9781133287926

List Price = $439.95  | CengageBrain Price = $439.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $329.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010 Illustrated, Second Course
    List Price = $195.95  | CengageBrain Price = $195.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.25
  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course
    List Price = $226.95  | CengageBrain Price = $226.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $170.75
  • Microsoft® Windows 7: Illustrated Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows 7 for Power Users

ISBN-10:  1133644201  | ISBN-13:  9781133644200

List Price = $388.95  | CengageBrain Price = $388.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $291.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $240.95  | CengageBrain Price = $240.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $181.00
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows 7 for Power Users
    List Price = $201.95  | CengageBrain Price = $201.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.00


ePack: SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + Computer Concepts CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285482336  | ISBN-13:  9781285482330

List Price = $187.95  | CengageBrain Price = $187.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $187.95

This Bundle Includes:

  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
  • Computer Concepts CourseMate with eBook Instant Access 1 term (6 months)
    List Price = $156.00  | CengageBrain Price = $156.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $156.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010 CourseNotes + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1305605373  | ISBN-13:  9781305605374

List Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010 CourseNotes
    List Price = $11.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $8.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code + Internet Research Illustrated

ISBN-10:  1285474643  | ISBN-13:  9781285474649

List Price = $298.95  | CengageBrain Price = $298.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $224.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00
  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $240.95  | CengageBrain Price = $240.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $181.00
  • Internet Research Illustrated
    List Price = $72.95  | CengageBrain Price = $72.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $55.00


Microsoft® Office 2010; Illustrated Fundamentals + Computer Concepts: Illustrated Essentials + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305604792  | ISBN-13:  9781305604797

List Price = $176.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Fundamentals
    List Price = $129.95  | CengageBrain Price = $129.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $97.50
  • Computer Concepts: Illustrated Essentials
    List Price = $36.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010, Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Multi-Term Instant Access + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription

ISBN-10:  1305605314  | ISBN-13:  9781305605312

List Price = $239.95  | CengageBrain Price = $239.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $179.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $211.95  | CengageBrain Price = $211.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $159.00
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2010; Illustrated Introductory, First Course + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305604725 | ISBN-13:  9781305604728

List Price = $237.95  | CengageBrain Price = $237.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course
    List Price = $226.95  | CengageBrain Price = $226.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $170.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $113.00  | CengageBrain Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $113.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

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

View Case Study (PDF, 396 KB)

Cengage Learning Tech Team Assures Smooth Integration of SAM -

Positive Student Feedback Echoes Instructor’s Experience

View Instructor Success Story (PDF, 138 KB)

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.

View Instructor Success Story (PDF, 284 KB)

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

SAM Results in Better Outcomes

View Instructor Success Story (PDF, 221 KB)

Video Testimonials

Reviews

“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.”

— Student, Westchester Community College

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

— Student, Gaston College

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

— Matthew Kisiel, Student, Northern Arizona University

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

— Darryl Nguyen, Student, Northern Arizona University

“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.”

— Merlin Amirtharaj, Assoc Vice President, School of Business & Technology, Stanly Community College

“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.”

— Andrew Blitz, Professor of Computer Science, Edison State College

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538753692 | ISBN-13: 9780538753692)

Get your students workplace-ready with SAM, the premier proficiency-based assessment and training solution for Microsoft Office and Computer Concepts! SAM’s active, hands-on environment helps students master computer skills and concepts that are essential to academic and career success. Skill-based assessments, interactive trainings, and comprehensive remediation engage students in mastering the latest Microsoft Office programs on their own, allowing instructors to spend class time teaching. SAM’s efficient course setup and robust grading features provide faculty with consistency across sections.

List Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $84.75

Student Supplements

SAM 2010 Assessment and Training v2.0 Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538753692 | ISBN-13: 9780538753692)

Get your students workplace-ready with SAM, the premier proficiency-based assessment and training solution for Microsoft Office and Computer Concepts! SAM’s active, hands-on environment helps students master computer skills and concepts that are essential to academic and career success. Skill-based assessments, interactive trainings, and comprehensive remediation engage students in mastering the latest Microsoft Office programs on their own, allowing instructors to spend class time teaching. SAM’s efficient course setup and robust grading features provide faculty with consistency across sections.

List Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $84.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.

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