Instructors / New Content / Release Notes

Release Notes January 18, 2018

SIMnet has been updated to reflect Microsoft’s January 9 Office 365 Semi-Annual channel update. For more information on the update, visit our previous blog post. Microsoft updated the following features slightly with updated color or style names. Where appropriate, SIMbook learning content, simulated exam question hints, and autograded Project instructions been updated to reflect the … Continue reading

Announcements / Instructors / New Content / Release Notes / Students

Microsoft Office 365 Update in SIMnet

Update, January 11: The release of SIMnet materials for the Office 365 Semi-Annual update will occur next week. Today, Microsoft Office 365 subscribers received the first Semi-Annual update for Office 365. The Semi-Annual change updates all Office 365 subscribers who had not previously updated their systems. What is Microsoft Office 365 Office 365 is a … Continue reading

Announcements / Instructors / New Features

New Resources Features: Integrity Violation and Bulk Download

SIMnet now supports the same style of Academic Integrity Detection for Resource files as Project assignments. Academic Integrity Detection is available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access files from Microsoft Office 2013 or newer. With this feature instructors can determine if students are submitting their own file or another student’s; or if students have inserted … Continue reading

Announcements / Instructors / Release Notes / Students

In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 Update

In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 was updated on Friday, October 20th. This update will require students who downloaded their instruction file and start file before that date to download a new start file and new instruction file in order to successfully complete the project. Students who downloaded their start file and instruction file after … Continue reading

Announcements / Instructors

Microsoft Office 365/2019 Q & A

Q: Will there be another Microsoft Office Release and when? A: YES!  As of September 26th, 2017, Microsoft released the following information: https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/09/26/the-next-perpetual-release-of-office/.  Per this blog post, this next release “is scheduled for the second half of 2018.” Q: What is Office 365 vs Office 2019 vs “Perpetual Release”? A: Office 365 refers to the subscription version … Continue reading

Announcements / Instructors / New Content

Enhanced OneDrive Simulation in SIMnet

New, enhanced OneDrive simulation is coming to SIMnet on Friday, September 29th. OneDrive-based Let Me Try interactivities in SIMbooks and Exam questions will feature a simulation of the OneDrive environment. All Let Me Try questions will be replaced automatically on the 29th without any disruption. Students who have completed SIMbook questions will not need to … Continue reading