CengageNOW: General

User Guides

CengageNOW Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

Instructor User Guide: Cengage Learning General Ledger

This comprehensive guide is a complete and detailed catalogue of everything you need to know to get started in CengageNOW as an instructor.

Instructor Guide for CengageNOW and CengageNOWv2 Integration in BrightSpace by Desire2Learn

This user guide, designed for instructors using CengageNOW and CengageNOWv2 in Desire2Learn, explains key topics including setting up your integrated course, customizing your course with deep links, and adding the Cengage Technical Support Link.

CengageNOW Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

Instructor User Guide: Cengage Learning General Ledger

This comprehensive guide is a complete and detailed catalogue of everything you need to know to get started in CengageNOW as an instructor.

Instructor Guide for CengageNOW and CengageNOWv2 Integration in BrightSpace by Desire2Learn

This user guide, designed for instructors using CengageNOW and CengageNOWv2 in Desire2Learn, explains key topics including setting up your integrated course, customizing your course with deep links, and adding the Cengage Technical Support Link.

Self-Training Videos

Bank Reconciliations in General Ledger (CLGL)

4:18

Changing Assignment Due Dates

2:39

Copying a Course

2:19

Create a Course Section

2:02

Creating a New Course

2:49

Creating and Modifying Your Assignments

3:58

Grading in General Ledger (CLGL)

6:18

Managing Gradebook Analytics

4:13

Managing Grades

4:26

Managing Students

2:30

Managing the Gradebook

4:41

Special Journals in General Ledger (CLGL)

5:08

Bank Reconciliations in General Ledger (CLGL)

4:18

Copying a Course

2:19

Create a Course Section

2:02

Creating a New Course

2:49

Creating and Modifying Your Assignments

3:58

Managing Gradebook Analytics

4:13

Managing Students

2:30

Changing Assignment Due Dates

2:39

Creating and Modifying Your Assignments

3:58

Grading in General Ledger (CLGL)

6:18

Managing the Gradebook

4:41

Special Journals in General Ledger (CLGL)

5:08

Managing Gradebook Analytics

4:13

Managing Grades

4:26

Training Webinars

Transitioning from CengageNOW to CengageNOWv2

Presenters: Kristen Quinn — Assistant Professor of Accounting and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Northern Essex Community College;

Designed for CNOW users transitioning to CengageNOWv2, this training session will cover how to successfully transition to the CengageNOWv2 platform. You'll learn the benefits of CengageNOWv2 enhancements, key differences between CNOW and CNOWv2, and new options and functionality available.

ACCOUNTING: Elevate Student Thinking in Accounting

Presenters: Kristen Quinn — Assistant Professor of Accounting — Northern Essex Community College; Jennifer Schneider — Assistant Professor — University of North Georgia;

Are you challenged by getting students engaged in the course material? Are you frustrated with students not coming to class prepared? Do your students struggle when it comes to higher levels of thinking? These are common issues we hear from instructors time and time again. Kristen Quinn and Jennifer Schneider, Accounting instructors and CengageNOW Technology Power Users, will discuss how they use CengageNOW to help motivate students for class, facilitate meaningful application, and promote higher-level understanding and critical thinking. During the session Kristen and Jennifer will discuss how they use CengageNOW in their courses, share best practices for course set-up and assignment options, and answer your questions about CengageNOW.

CengageNOW: Mastering the Gradebook

Presenters: Elizabeth Yoke — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This hour-long session is ideally suited for anyone who is currently using or has used CengageNOW. Join us for this free seminar to learn more about: Using the gradebook to identify low-performing students, Using the gradebook to track assignment/grade trends, and Using the gradebook query tools

Current Users: Creating Assignments in CengageNOW

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This training session is designed for current users who wish to learn more about creating assignments in CengageNOW. This training session will walk you through the process of creating homework & test assignments, study tool assignments and external assignments. This training session will also provide a detailed overview of the assignment and grading options.

Current Users: What's New in CengageNOW

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This hour long training session is designed for current users who would like an overview of changes in CengageNOW prior to the start of Fall courses. In this training session we walk through what's new, with ample time for your questions.

Getting Started with CengageNOW

Presenters: Kim Grzybala — Associate Program Manager — Cengage Learning;

Get up and running with CengageNOW quickly! In this hour long session, you'll learn how to log into the system, create your own course, learn to set up assignments, and more.

TAXATION: Doing More with CengageNOW for Tax

Presenters: Perry Sellers — Lead Faculty for Accounting and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Lone Star College;

This session will focus on how you can elevate student thinking in tax. We'll discuss how CengageNOW addresses each phase of the student learning process and helps students achieve the mastery/ critical thinking skills they need for the real world.

Using CengageNOW to Hold Students Accountable

Presenters: Jennifer Schneider — Instructor — University of North Georgia;

Join Jennifer Schneider from Gainesville State College for this free one-hour interactive webinar and learn how she uses the technology of CengageNOW in her course to optimize the student learning experience and produce desired outcomes.

Transitioning from CengageNOW to CengageNOWv2

Presenters: Kristen Quinn — Assistant Professor of Accounting and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Northern Essex Community College;

Designed for CNOW users transitioning to CengageNOWv2, this training session will cover how to successfully transition to the CengageNOWv2 platform. You'll learn the benefits of CengageNOWv2 enhancements, key differences between CNOW and CNOWv2, and new options and functionality available.

ACCOUNTING: Elevate Student Thinking in Accounting

Presenters: Kristen Quinn — Assistant Professor of Accounting — Northern Essex Community College; Jennifer Schneider — Assistant Professor — University of North Georgia;

Are you challenged by getting students engaged in the course material? Are you frustrated with students not coming to class prepared? Do your students struggle when it comes to higher levels of thinking? These are common issues we hear from instructors time and time again. Kristen Quinn and Jennifer Schneider, Accounting instructors and CengageNOW Technology Power Users, will discuss how they use CengageNOW to help motivate students for class, facilitate meaningful application, and promote higher-level understanding and critical thinking. During the session Kristen and Jennifer will discuss how they use CengageNOW in their courses, share best practices for course set-up and assignment options, and answer your questions about CengageNOW.

CengageNOW: Mastering the Gradebook

Presenters: Elizabeth Yoke — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This hour-long session is ideally suited for anyone who is currently using or has used CengageNOW. Join us for this free seminar to learn more about: Using the gradebook to identify low-performing students, Using the gradebook to track assignment/grade trends, and Using the gradebook query tools

Current Users: Creating Assignments in CengageNOW

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This training session is designed for current users who wish to learn more about creating assignments in CengageNOW. This training session will walk you through the process of creating homework & test assignments, study tool assignments and external assignments. This training session will also provide a detailed overview of the assignment and grading options.

Current Users: What's New in CengageNOW

Presenters: Leann McArthur — Customer Success Manager — Cengage Learning;

This hour long training session is designed for current users who would like an overview of changes in CengageNOW prior to the start of Fall courses. In this training session we walk through what's new, with ample time for your questions.

Getting Started with CengageNOW

Presenters: Kim Grzybala — Associate Program Manager — Cengage Learning;

Get up and running with CengageNOW quickly! In this hour long session, you'll learn how to log into the system, create your own course, learn to set up assignments, and more.

TAXATION: Doing More with CengageNOW for Tax

Presenters: Perry Sellers — Lead Faculty for Accounting and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Lone Star College;

This session will focus on how you can elevate student thinking in tax. We'll discuss how CengageNOW addresses each phase of the student learning process and helps students achieve the mastery/ critical thinking skills they need for the real world.

Using CengageNOW to Hold Students Accountable

Presenters: Jennifer Schneider — Instructor — University of North Georgia;

Join Jennifer Schneider from Gainesville State College for this free one-hour interactive webinar and learn how she uses the technology of CengageNOW in her course to optimize the student learning experience and produce desired outcomes.

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