SAM 2010 v2.0 : Assessment, Training & Projects. Student Getting Started Guide Updated June 2011. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. Launch your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari). Enter http://sam2010.course.com to visit the SAM 2010 login page. Initial Set Up.
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Student Getting Started Guide
Updated June 2011
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.
The Citadel Institution Key is shown below
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.
Click Save to go to the next screen.
NOTE: This 18-digit code is case–sensitive.Key Code Entry
You need to create your SAM User Profile.
Enter your information in all of the required (*) fields, including a security question and answer that will be used if you forget your password. Usernames MUST be an email address. Also enter the numbers in your CWID as your WebCT ID.
Click Save when you’re done.
If it’s not correct, click Revise and go back to the prior screen to edit.
NOTE: If you have tried to enter a username which already exists within Cengage Learning, you will be prompted to confirm your password. (Next screen)Profile Confirmation
If you are unable to retrieve it by using the “Forgot your password?” link, you will need to create a new username to used within SAM 2010.Username already exists
If you click I Disagree, SAM automatically exits.Terms & Conditions
(Check with your instructor first; this may already be done for you.)Home Screen
From the Home screen, click the Join a Classlink. You can also click the Sectionsbutton (left navigation bar), then the Join a Section button.
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.Join a Section
Click on the name of the assignment (it should be a link) to get started.SAM Assignments
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.
*Go to Reports, then change the dropdown to Download Submitted Projects and click on the name of the Project to download. Exception: Access results available as Study Guide only.Graded file—Summary
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
If you have also purchased SAM Training, you can launch Training activities, right from this Study Guide.Student Reports
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
*You MUST complete the Apply and click Task Complete to receive credit for each task.
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
www.cengage.com/training/students/samStill have questions?
Go to http://sam2010.course.com to complete your assignments.Congratulations!