February 27th, 2015 – Release Notes
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February 27th, 2015 – Release Notes

New SIMnet Content & Features

Student portal

Error feedback when submitting a project for grading has been improved to provide more informative messages.

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The menu system in the SIMbook, when accessed through the student library, has been improved to allow for navigation within and between chapters.
The SIMbook glossary is now available in the same panel as the navigation menu.
The option to bookmark a page and navigate through your bookmarks has been made more accessible by placing it directly on the top menu bar.

Projects Updated for Mac Users

  • PowerPoint 2013 In Practice – 4 Guided Project 4-2 (Mac Supported)
  • PowerPoint 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 5-5 (Mac Supported)
  • PowerPoint 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 6-4 (Mac Supported)
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 7-3 (Mac Supported)
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 8-4 (Mac Supported)
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 9-4 (Mac Supported)
  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 9.1 (Mac Supported)

New/Improved Grading Features

Excel

Clustered Bar and Clustered Column charts are graded more accurately.

Bug Fixes and Project Improvements

Excel

Alternate formula methods have been added toExcel 2013 Skills Approach – Challenge Yourself 3.3
Corrected the visual feedback forExcel 2013 Skills Approach – Fix It 1.6 (Mac Supported)
The following projects reflect the change in Microsoft Clip Art:
  • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-1 U.S. Patents by Technology
  • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-2 Airline Baggage Fees

PowerPoint

The following projects reflect the change in Microsoft Clip Art:
  • PowerPoint 2013 Project Learn – Work It Out 1B-E1
  • PowerPoint 2013 GA State Standards – Work It Out 1B-E1

Word

Corrected upside down question marks to Word 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 7-3
The following projects were improved by replacing grading that searched for document elements based on paragraph numbers to search for elements based on surrounding text and other project improvements:
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 2-2
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 2-4
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 3-1
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 4-4
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 10-6
  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 2.1
  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Challenge Yourself 2.3
  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Fix It 2.6 (Mac Supported)
The following projects reflect the change in Microsoft Clip Art:
  • Word 2013 Project Learn – Work It Out 3A-E3
  • Word 2013 Project Learn – Work It Out 3B-E2
  • O’Leary Word 2013 – Lab 2-1 Creating a Handout
  • O’Leary Word 2013 – Lab 3-1 Improving a Report
  • Word 2013 GA State Standards – Work It Out 3A-E1
  • Word 2013 GA State Standards – Work It Out 3A-E3
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