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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

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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

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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

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Final Transition to New Gradebook, Friday July 28th

SIMnet will complete its transition to the new gradebook on Friday, July 28th. After the 28th the old gradebook view will no longer be available to any users. The Results section on the left-hand menu will no longer display the Gradebook and Gradebook (new) options. The only option will be Gradebook which will navigate to the improved gradebook. Our post on May 18 covers … Continue reading

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Missing Cursor in 2007-2013 SIMulation – Flash Player Hardware Acceleration Bug

A Flash Player bug has begun to cause issues for some students accessing Microsoft Office 2013, 2010, or 2007 content. When using Exams, SIMpaths, Lessons, or the Let Me Try portion of SIMbooks, the cursor may become invisible, making the content difficult or impossible to complete. This error is caused by the Hardware Acceleration setting … Continue reading

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SIMnet Status Update – RESOLVED

Update December 21, 3:30 pm EST: As of 12:00 noon, December 15th the intermittent outage to SIMnet was fully resolved. We have been continuously monitoring the web site and there are no ongoing issues related to this problem. Original Post: SIMnet is fully operational, however, there continues to be intermittent slowness and the possibility for a short outage remains. … Continue reading