SAM 2013: How Can It Improve Your Skills?

Presenter: Joey Bryant, Forsyth Technical Community College SAM 2013 is a great tool for students to learn and grow. However, there is more to SAM than just the benefits for the students. Come and explore the ways that SAM has impacted our class structure and made the job of SAM administrator and instructor so easy. We will discuss specific areas in SAM that enhance our teaching and allow us to focus more on the student.

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SAM 2013: How Can It Improve Your Skills?

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Presenter: Joey Bryant, Forsyth Technical Community College SAM 2013 is a great tool for students to learn and grow. However, there is more to SAM than just the benefits for the students. Come and explore the ways that SAM has impacted our class structure and made the job of SAM administrator and instructor so easy. We will discuss specific areas in SAM that enhance our teaching and allow us to focus more on the student.
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  1. SAM 2013 How Can it Improve Your Skills?

    Slide 1 - SAM 2013 How Can it Improve Your Skills?

    • Joey Bryant
    • Forsyth Technical Community College
  2. We All Know What We Must Do

    Slide 2 - We All Know What We Must Do

    • Set up classes – months in advance
    • Advising
    • Registration
    • Hire/Train Adjuncts
    • Counseling
    • Professional Development
    • Certifications
    • Committees
    • 2
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
  3. Oh, Yes, We Are Instructors Too!

    Slide 3 - Oh, Yes, We Are Instructors Too!

    • Prepare lesson plans
    • Teaching
    • Grading
    • Tutoring
    • Program Outcomes
    • Statistical reporting
    • Student appeals
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 3
  4. Do We Feel Like This in the morning…before work?

    Slide 4 - Do We Feel Like This in the morning…before work?

    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 4
  5. How Does SAM 2013 Help Me?

    Slide 5 - How Does SAM 2013 Help Me?

    • Master Section Setup
    • Copy to all sections
    • Consistency Among Classes
    • Minimum requirements for all sections
    • Adjunct Training
    • Videos provided by Cengage
    • https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtv5E8moFF2oq08aqtwBqQZpjUJAN5Smp
    • Additional Support
    • http://www.cengage.com/sam/
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 5
  6. SAM 2013 Help

    Slide 6 - SAM 2013 Help

    • Student Appeals
    • Grades and Cheating
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 6
  7. SAM 2013 Help

    Slide 7 - SAM 2013 Help

    • More teaching time
    • Less time in grading
    • Faster feedback time for students
    • Video playback
    • Teaching opportunity
    • Grading impact
    • ADA considerations
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 7
  8. Moving Forward

    Slide 8 - Moving Forward

    • Certification preps
    • Challenging advanced students
    • Professional development
    • Students
    • Instructors
    • Multiple textbooks
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 8
  9. My Class Environment

    Slide 9 - My Class Environment

    • Before SAM
    • Lectures
    • Using PowerPoint slides
    • YouTube videos
    • Examples for concepts chapters
    • Hands-on demonstrations for Office
    • Book exercises
    • 5 day wait for homework/lab feedback
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 9
  10. My Class Environment

    Slide 10 - My Class Environment

    • After SAM
    • Lectures
    • Few slides – only for graphical purposes
    • YouTube videos
    • SAM training videos – Concepts
    • Hands-on demonstrations
    • Using Projects for demonstrations
    • Office trainings in SAM to review multiple ways of accomplishing tasks
    • Multiple options for lab assignments
    • Immediate feedback for homework and lab
    • Video feedback for immediate teaching opportunity
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 10
  11. My Personal Experience

    Slide 11 - My Personal Experience

    • Time to concentrate on students
    • Teaching
    • Tutoring
    • Advising
    • Counseling
    • Less cheating
    • Higher grades
    • Advanced content
    • Teaching to certification prep
    • More challenges for advanced students
    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 11
  12. Share Experiences

    Slide 12 - Share Experiences

    • 2015 Cengage Learning Computing Conference
    • 12