SAM 2010. The Student Experience Including SAM Projects, SAM Exams and SAM Training. Topics. Ordering SAM Online SAM Setup Using SAM. Ordering SAM online *** skip this section if you purchased an access code with your bundle ***.
The Student Experience
Including SAM Projects, SAM Exams
and SAM Training
To purchase an “instant access” SAM code online, please visit www.cengagebrain.com. Enter your ISBN number (1111669368) and click “Find”.
OR click here:
Once you have located the ISBN you would like to purchase, click “Add to Cart”. You will get a pop-up window showing the item you’ve added (please make sure pop-up blockers are disabled). If you are finished, click “See my Cart”.
If you already have a cengagebrain.com account, simply log in under “Returning User.” If this is your first time purchasing through cengagebrain.com, fill in the fields under “New User” then click “Continue”.
Verify your account information, then enter the contact information that the purchase will be billed to.
Enter your payment information, confirm your purchase, then agree to the “User Agreement.” When you are ready to complete your transaction select the “Finish Purchase” button.
Your order is now complete. You should receive two separate messages at the email address you provided. The first message will include your order number and a review of your purchase. The second message will include your SAM instant access code, as well as instructions on how to register the code at the appropriate SAM product website.
The remaining slides are detailed instructions on how to get started as a student using SAM 2010.
WE WILL DO THESE NEXT STEPS TOGETHER IN CLASS.
Go to http://sam2010.course.com (using IE or Firefox)
If you have a username/password: Enter your username and password in the appropriate fields, and click the Login button.
No username/password: Click the New User button; you will follow the on-screen prompts to create your SAM 2010 account.
Your instructor will provide your Institution Key. It will contain 8 digits.
*** Our key is T2031171 ***
Once you have entered the institution key and click Submit, SAM will ask you to verify that you have selected the correct institution key for your institution. Select “OK” if this is correct.
If your institution is using the key code version of SAM 2010, you will enter your key code here. This will be found inside the flap of the SAM 2010 package (card) you purchased with your textbooks. OR if you purchased an “instant access” code online, via the “My Digital” page of your cengagebrain.com account.
Click Save to go to the next screen.
NOTE: This 18-digit code is case–sensitive.
*** Use YOUR Baylor Email ID ***
You need to create your SAM User Profile.
Enter your information in all of the required (*) fields, including a secret question and answer that will be used for security purposes should you ever forget your password.
Click Save when you’re done.
This screen confirms the information entered in the User Profile screen. If all information is accurate, click Confirm.
If it’s not correct, click Revise and go back to the prior screen to edit.
The SAM 2010 TERMS and CONDITIONS will display. Read them fully, and then click the I Agree button to accept the terms and conditions and continue.
If you click I Disagree, SAM 2010 automatically exits.
You should now see the SAM Welcome screen, where you will begin each SAM session. If the necessary Flash Player (v10) is not yet installed on your computer, click the links under Software to install it.
(Check with your instructor first; this may already be done for you.)
In order to see your SAM Assignments, you need to be enrolled in a Section (class).
From the Welcome screen, click the Join a Class link or from the left navigation, click the Sections button, then Join a Section in the upper right corner.
To Join a Section, click the name of the section in the “All Sections” list on the left. Click the right arrow button to move it into “My Sections” and click Save.
You will receive a confirmation message with the name of the section you just joined; click OK.
You have now successfully logged into SAM 2010 and joined a section!
In the future, you can log in to SAM 2010 using the username and password you just set up.
Now you can retrieve the assignments scheduled for your section by clicking on SAM Assignments on the left navigation bar.
From the SAM Assignments screen, you will be able to sort based on Assignment name, type of assignment (Exam, Training, or Project), due date, and more. Simply click on the column heading to re-sort the table.
Click on the name of the assignment (it should be a link) to get started.
After you click the link to the name of the SAM Projects assignment, you will want to download or Save the Instructions AND personalized Start Files to your desktop or other location (USB drive, MyDocuments, etc.)
We will get to the submission information later.
When you’ve completed your project and saved it one final time, you will revisit the SAM site and Browse for your file, then Submit it for auto-grading.
This is an example of what the Downloaded File will look like after it’s graded. (Go to Reports, then change the dropdown to Download Submitted Projects and click on the name of the Project to download.
This is an example of the project w/the embedded comments about what was performed incorrectly, with the specific step number to refer back to.
Opened Task List
Students visit Reports to see results on their Projects, with detailed feedback.
You can also obtain Exam results here as well.
Along the bottom:
Observe- allows students to watch and listen how to perform a task
Practice- allows students to follow along with guided prompts to learn a skill
Apply- students perform actions, unprompted to prove that they know the skill
Just like in exams, you can show/hide the task list, move between questions w/arrows. Also use controls to replay, rewind, forward or pause the movies in progress.Training interface
You have now successfully logged into SAM 2010, joined a section, and started all different types of assignments!
In the future, you can log in to SAM 2010 using the username and password you just set up. You will not need the student keycode again.