Features of MyLab IT 2016

With the most expansive library of title-specific content, MyLab IT provides you with the flexibility needed to meet your teaching goals. MyLab IT offers high-quality Microsoft® Office instruction, training, and assessment activities delivered through an authentic learning experience. MyLab IT gives students the resources they need to be successful in their course, while also preparing them for their future careers.

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Promote mastery of Microsoft Office and critical thinking for the workplace

Authentic HTML5 Microsoft Office Simulations

Cloud-based HTML5 Microsoft Office simulations in MyLab IT provide an authentic learning experience with realistic skills-based training and assessment.

MyLab IT simulations have an embedded accessibility toolbar that improves accessibility for students with disabilities, offering text-to-speech functionality.

With Student Action Visualization, you and your students can play back the steps they took to complete a simulation, to see where they answered correctly or incorrectly.

Assign live assessments for immediate grading

Office 2016 Grader Projects

With MyLab IT Grader, students work live in Microsoft Office applications to complete projects that mirror the skill sets and environments of today’s workplace.

As they work within Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Access, students submit their work for immediate grading in the MyLab IT grading engine.

A streamlined submission process ensures that projects are graded seamlessly, keeping learners on task and educators informed of student progress.

Detailed Reports offer feedback in a new, easy-to-read format so students can easily fix and learn from their mistakes.

With an extensive library of Grader Projects for both PC and Mac, MyLab IT helps all students learn effectively.

Help students showcase their Microsoft Office skills

MyLab IT Badging

MyLab IT is more than a powerful tool for learning Office skills. With MyLab IT badging, students can also earn badges proving that they’re digitally literate and competent in Microsoft Office — the in-demand skills employers look for at every job level.

Students can share their badges on LinkedIn®, Facebook®, Twitter®, and online portfolios to make real connections with hiring managers.

Earning a badge qualifies students for a 30% discount on an MOS or IC3 certification voucher.

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Highlight career options

Real-time Labor Market Insights

When students earn a badge within MyLab IT, they gain access to Acclaim real-time labor market insights.

There, they can view and apply to jobs that are directly connected to the skills represented by their badge. They can also review top employers, top locations hiring for a particular skill, and related skills, certifications, and salary ranges.

Align projects with your course outcomes and learning objectives

Project Creation Tool

The MyLab IT Project Creation Tool allows instructors to create projects from scratch — or edit existing ones — and have them graded by the MyLab IT Grader engine. Instructors have control over the end project, choosing both the instructions and the skills covered.

Link from your LMS to MyLab IT

Link from your LMS to MyLab IT

Learning Management System (LMS) Integration

You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to MyLab IT. Access assignments, rosters, and resources, and synchronize grades with your LMS gradebook.

For students, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning resources that make studying more efficient and effective.

Deep linking now available! Students can now access gradable assignments faster, directly from your LMS course.

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Additional Features

A powerful homework and test manager

A powerful homework and test manager lets you create, import, and manage online homework assignments, quizzes, and tests that are automatically graded. You can choose from a wide range of assignment options, including time limits, proctoring, and maximum number of attempts allowed. The bottom line: MyLab means less time grading and more time teaching.

Comprehensive online course content

Filled with a wealth of content that is tightly integrated with your textbook, MyLab lets you easily add, remove, or modify existing instructional material. You can also add your own course materials to suit the needs of your students or department. In short, MyLab lets you teach exactly as you'd like.

Robust gradebook tracking

The Gradebook offers an easy way for you and your students to see their performance in your course. Item Analysis lets you quickly see trends by analyzing details like the number of students who answered correctly/incorrectly, time on task, and more. And because it's correlated with the AACSB Standards, you can track students' progress toward outcomes that the organization has deemed important in preparing students to be leaders.

Easily scalable and shareable content

MyLab enables you to manage multiple class sections, and lets other instructors copy your settings so a standardized syllabus can be maintained across your department. Should you want to use the same MyLab course next semester, with the same customized settings, you can copy your existing course exactly — and even share it with other faculty members.