Instructors / New Features / Tips & Tricks

2016 Resource Files

SIMnet now hosts Resource files for 2016 content directly in the Library. Instructors have access to Instructor-only files, like the Instructor Manual, as well as the student files, like project data files. To access resource files for 2016 content, instructors should view the library by clicking on the SIMstudent link on the top bar of the Course Manager … Continue reading

Instructors / Tips & Tricks

Decoding Project Names

The projects at the end of each SIMbook chapter are crafted carefully. They present a series of increasing challenges, that, together, help students move from acquiring new skills to perfecting them. Both A Skills Approach and the In Practice series have three levels of projects in SIMnet. Each of these types of projects have their … Continue reading

Instructors / Tips & Tricks

Advice from the Field : Assigning Projects

Linda Johnsonius, a SIMnet Digital Faculty Consultant from Murray State University, provided this advice on assigning projects: I remember the frustration we had when we first implemented the grader. The grader is marking at a level we could never approach and students were suspicious.  Gradually, over time,  we developed a “system” that works well for … Continue reading