Benchmark Series for Microsoft® Office 365, 2019 Edition

The Benchmark Series is designed to teach the essential features to develop a mastery skill level in Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Its graduated, three-level instructional approach moves students from initial modeling of skills to guided application in projects-based exercises to independent problem solving in realistic workplaces.

Access the Benchmark Series in Cirrus

Cirrus is the next-generation learning solution for developing skills in Microsoft® Office. Cirrus seamlessly delivers complete course content in a cloud-based learning environment that puts students on the fast-track to success.

Students can access their content from any device anywhere, through a live internet connection. Cirrus is platform independent, ensuring that students get the same learning experience whether they are using PCs, Macs, or Chromebook computers.

Cirrus provides access to all the Benchmark Series content, delivered in a series of scheduled assignments that report to a grade book to track student progress and achievement.

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Dynamic Training

Cirrus for the Benchmark Series delivers interactive assignments to guide student learning.

  • Watch and Learn Lessons include video and text content explaining how to perform the chapter activities,
    and a short quiz that allows students to check their
    understanding of the content.
  • Guide and Practice Tutorials provide interactive, guided training and measured practice.
  • Hands On Activities enable students to complete the chapter activities in provided data files, compare their solutions against a Completed Skill model answer image, and submit their work for instructor review.

Section Review and Assessment

Section review and assessment activities in the Cirrus learning environment reinforce and assess student learning.

  • Multiple-choice Features Review exercises assess student comprehension and recall of program features, terminology, and functions.
  • Skills Exams evaluate students’ ability to complete
    specific tasks. Skills Exams are completed live in the Office application and are automatically scored by Cirrus.
  • Exercises and Projects provide opportunities for students to further develop and demonstrate skills covered in each chapter and unit. Exercises and Projects are completed live in the Office application and are automatically scored. Detailed feedback and how-to videos help students evaluate and improve their performance.
  • Multiple-choice Concepts Exams assess student understanding of the chapter content.

 

Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Office 365, 2019 Edition

The Benchmark Series is designed for students to develop a mastery skill level in Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Its graduated, three-level instructional approach moves students to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. Multi-part, projects-based exercises build skill mastery with activities that require independent problem solving, which challenge students to execute strategies they will encounter in today’s workplace.

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Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Word 365, 2019 Edition

Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Word 365, 2019 Edition, is designed for students who want to learn how to use the powerful word processing program to create professional looking documents for school, work, and personal communication needs.

Levels 1 & 2 cover Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives. Pair Level 3 with Levels 1 & 2 to get students to the Microsoft® Office Expert mastery level. From adding graphics and visual elements to enhance written communication, to planning and researching documents, students will be proficient in using Word to organize, analyze, and present information.

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Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Excel 365, 2019 Edition

The Benchmark Series teaches students the key features and functionalities of Microsoft® Excel. Two levels of coverage include how to manipulate numerical data, resolving issues related to finances and other numbers-based information. Students build a mastery skill level of the spreadsheet program through Benchmark’s graduated, three-level instructional approach. Students learn to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to create materials that achieve course goals.

Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Excel 365, 2019 Edition: Levels 1 & 2 cover Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives.

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Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Access 365, 2019 Edition

With the Benchmark Series, students learn Microsoft® Access, including how to use the data-rich management software to track, report, and share information. This courseware, offered in two levels of instruction, teaches students how to create and modify tables, perform queries, and plan and publish database information to achieve a mastery skill level of Access. A hierarchy of learning assessments tests students’ problem-solving and analyzing skills.

Levels 1 & 2 cover Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives.

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Benchmark Series: Microsoft® PowerPoint 365, 2019 Edition

Using Benchmark Series: Microsoft® PowerPoint 365, 2019 Edition, students can build mastery skills in the presentation software. They will become proficient using PowerPoint to organize, analyze, and present eye-catching presentations that inform and motivate audiences.

Through Benchmark’s multi-part projects and hierarchy of assessments, students are required to think critically and independently to execute strategies they would implement in today’s workplace.

Benchmark Series: Microsoft® PowerPoint 365, 2019 Edition, covers the Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives.

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