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SIMnet guides students through the fundamentals of Microsoft Office with ease so they can reach their targets in the classroom

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Providing students with lifelong tutorial access and unlimited practice on Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access as well as file management and operating systems content.

SIMnet lets students learn in their own time, at their own pace.

As their lecturer, you can access insights into their progress and tailor your assignments accordingly.

Overcoming today's challenges

How SIMnet works

Student success

Badging credentials SIMnet

Microsoft Office is the de facto software in which students present their learning. However, many students are self-taught and often believe themselves to be proficient, but varying skill levels can hamper their learning and course outcomes.

As their lecturer, you know that expertise across the Microsoft Office portfolio is not just important for their university learning but is the bedrock of professional success

With SIMnet, it's easy to take aim and ready them for your class and their future careers.

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Personalised learning paths adapt to each individual student's needs

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Auto-grading of tasks gives lecturers results without the need to monitor or assess modules

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Analytics provide actionable insights so instructors stay in tune with students' progress and tailor teaching and course material accordingly

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SIMnet is a simple-to-use digital platform that builds confidence with a customised learning journey to suit each individual student. Honing and practicing Microsoft skills in their own time, at their own pace, they reach their personal targets with ease.

Teaching fundamental Microsoft Office skills without any lecturer time or resource, SIMnet is convenient for both you and them.

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SIMnet Features

  • Real-time insights
  • Office 365/2019 Podcast
  • Resources for Success
  • Integration
  • Accessibility

Real-time insights

Either individually or across your entire course, we can help you identify where your students are succeeding or struggling with over 200 reporting options. You and your students will be able to see quantifiable feedback quickly within the assessment feature, offering a path to success.

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Randy explainsthe difference between MS Office 365 and Office 2019.

Randy describes many of the new features available in Office 2019 and the Office 365 features that are not included in Office 2019.

A recorded Webex of further 365 vs. 2019 comparisons, as well as questions from faculty for Dr. Nordell.

Coverage of the new ‘fluent’ ribbon displays pushed out via 365.

Randy's Office Podcast

Check out our video podcast by author and academic instructor, Dr. Randy Nordell, as part of the 'In Practice' series. Tune into this podcast to ensure the Microsoft Office 2019 transition is kept SIMple for you and your students!

Randy explainsthe difference between MS Office 365 and Office 2019.

Randy describes many of the new features available in Office 2019 and the Office 365 features that are not included in Office 2019.

A recorded Webex of further 365 vs. 2019 comparisons, as well as questions from faculty for Dr. Nordell.

Coverage of the new ‘fluent’ ribbon displays pushed out via 365.

SIMple study modules

Students are provided with course content, projects and assessments to assist them with assignments and real-world applications. Our integrated library feature and ongoing practice resources allow students to study and access content on demand, on or off campus.

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Everything in one place

SIMnet courses can seamlessly integrate into your existing learning management system (LMS). This integration assists you in managing your course experience and customising your feedback.

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We commit to accessibility

Meeting the WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines are of paramount importance within our product development efforts. We keep track of our progress and make necessary improvements to ensure we address the evolving industry standards and meet our learners' accessibility needs. SIMnet is web-based and does not require installation. All our videos have speech bubbles and transcripts available.

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Your aim, their target

SIMnet enables students to transfer skills from college to career. It also supports student employability with shareable digital badges that prove Microsoft Office proficiency in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, complimentary Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) prep materials, and lifelong access.

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Give your students
Microsoft Office proficiency for today,
tomorrow, forever
.

Digital badging credentials are available for all SIMnet applications, including Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. These online certificates of achievement are based on scores for specific SIMnet assignments.

Why is online badging important?

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Students can add badges to their CV, LinkedIn and social media

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Students can promote fluency of MS Office skills to prospect employers via LinkedIn

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There is no additional cost for digital credentials, but students need a SIMnet license to earn these

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Yellow and black belt badges are attained by scoring 90% or higher in assessments

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White and purple belts require 100% completion of 'Let me Try' interactive tasks in corresponding chapters

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"When I found out about SIMnet it was like a light bulb moement. Here was a ready-made solution that did everything we needed it to, and which we could roll out straight away."

Dr Vasa Buraphadeja
Management Information Systems faculty at MSME Business School

SIMnet Success Stories

Hear what instructors have to say as they share their experience with SIMnet and how easy to use it is and has measurably improved academic performance.

"When I found out about SIMnet it was like a light bulb moment. Here was a ready-made solution that did everything we needed it to, and which we could roll out straight away.”

Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics (MSME Business School)

“SimNet is very intuitive for students; they quickly become familiar with the SimNet environment and how to effectively use the lessons, exams, and search features.”

“It’s a valuable tool for student learning and retention.”

Professor Randy Nordell, American River College

Talk to us about how we can help

To learn more about SIMnet, please fill in the form below to talk to one of our Academic Consultants.

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