08-21-2018 01:19 PM - edited 08-21-2018 01:24 PM
The July 2018 SAM release adds new features and resolves some reported issues for Keyboarding in SAM. Other general updates include support for Cengage Unlimited, workarounds/tips & tricks and resolutions to known issues.
The new SAM User Guide
The Office Skills Assessment (OSA)
The new SAM OSA is derived from our CAREs research exam where 26 institutions and 997 students were surveyed. The results yielded proficiency rates in Microsoft Office averaging at just 44%. We wanted to bring this same exam locally to you as an assignable tool (the OSA) to;
The OSA is a canned assignable exam within SAM and MindTap of those exact tasks. Explore a quick guide for administering OSA.
WORKAROUND: Edit the student score and the total number of points in an assignment in separate steps.
WORKAROUND: Use Chrome or Firefox.
WORKAROUND: Use a different web browser.
WORKAROUND: Select fewer than 30 sections at a time.
WORKAROUND: View report via SAM App from the App dock, Reports tab.
Schedule New and Add Study Center buttons disappear if you navigate back to the Assignments page from the Add Custom Question page.