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Canvas LMS For Dummies

Published 02-02-2022

<p><b>Make digital learning&nbsp;effortless&nbsp;with Canvas&nbsp;</b></p> <p>The potential of digital learning is limitless. But implementing it in the real-world can&nbsp;sometimes&nbsp;be a challenge, especially when you have to learn the ins and outs of&nbsp;a new platform. So, why not choose a learning management system&nbsp;(LMS)&nbsp;that&nbsp;actually&nbsp;makes your life, and the lives of your students, easier?&nbsp;</p> <p>In&nbsp;<i>Canvas For Dummies</i>,&nbsp;a team of expert digital educators walks you through every&nbsp;important aspect of the&nbsp;hugely popular&nbsp;Canvas LMS.&nbsp;Written specifically for busy teachers&nbsp;hoping to make the most of&nbsp;the tools at their disposal, the book&nbsp;offers step-by-step instructions to design, build, and integrate&nbsp;a fully functional Canvas environment. From creating your first classroom home page to taking advantage of Canvas modules, you&rsquo;ll&nbsp;learn how to&nbsp;use the platform to engage your students and improve their learning.&nbsp;</p> <p>Full of practical guidance and useful tips,&nbsp;this &ldquo;how-to&rdquo;&nbsp;handbook&nbsp;helps you:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Navigate the creation of a blended learning environment and take advantage of&nbsp;the benefits of both&nbsp;in-person and&nbsp;online learning&nbsp;</li> <li>Manage collaborative environments&nbsp;and leverage Canvas modules&nbsp;to deliver a superior learning experience&nbsp;</li> <li>Integrate&nbsp;your Canvas modules with pre-existing, in-person material to create an intuitive&nbsp;environment&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>This book is an absolute necessity for any educator or parent hoping to improve&nbsp;student outcomes with the powerful tools included in the Canvas LMS.&nbsp;</p>

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SPSS Statistics For Dummies

Published 09-09-2020

<p><b>The fun and friendly guide to mastering IBM&rsquo;s Statistical Package for the Social Sciences</b></p> <p>Written by an author team with a combined 55 years of experience using SPSS, this updated guide takes the guesswork out of the subject and helps you get the most out of using the leader in predictive analysis.</p> <p>Covering the latest release and updates to SPSS 27.0, and including more than 150 pages of basic statistical theory, it helps you understand the mechanics behind the calculations, perform predictive analysis, produce informative graphs, and more. You&rsquo;ll even dabble in programming as you expand SPSS functionality to suit your specific needs.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Master the fundamental mechanics of SPSS</li> <li>Learn how to get data into and out of the program</li> <li>Graph and analyze your data more accurately and efficiently</li> <li>Program SPSS with Command Syntax&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Get ready to start handling data like a pro&mdash;with step-by-step instruction and expert advice!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Slack For Dummies

Published 06-10-2020

<p><b>You get</b><b>&nbsp;so&nbsp;much&nbsp;more done when you Slack!&nbsp;</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>Ever wondered what it would be like to be less overwhelmed, more efficient, and much more engaged at work?&nbsp;A way you can make all that happen&nbsp;is, of course, to Slack.&nbsp;Actually,&nbsp;it&rsquo;s&nbsp;to use Slack, the&nbsp;business&nbsp;communications platform that&rsquo;s revolutionized how&nbsp;groups work together.&nbsp;This comprehensive&nbsp;guide&nbsp;shows&nbsp;how&mdash;as well as&nbsp;why&mdash;there&nbsp;are&nbsp;now&nbsp;millions of&nbsp;users of this flexible, fun, and intuitive workspace tool.&nbsp;</p> <p>Presented&nbsp;in a&nbsp;clear, easy-to-follow style,&nbsp;<i>Slack&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies&nbsp;</i>takes you from the basics of&nbsp;getting started with the service&nbsp;all the way&nbsp;through&nbsp;how to get your teams Slacking together for all they&rsquo;re worth. You&rsquo;ll also find case studies showing how Slack increases productivity and how to replicate that in your organization, as well as tips on getting buy-in from the boss.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Introduce Slack to your workflow&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Understand roles and features&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Analyze user data&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Keep your Slacking secure&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>So,&nbsp;take a peek&nbsp;inside and discover how you can cut the slack using Slack&mdash;and&nbsp;clue your&nbsp;teams&nbsp;in on how there is&nbsp;actually a&nbsp;way to&nbsp;Slack off&nbsp;for&nbsp;improved&nbsp;results!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Dragon Professional Individual For Dummies

Published 01-05-2016

<b>Stop typing and get more done with Dragon Professional Individual voice recognition software</b> <p>Tired of typing, but afraid to take the leap into voice recognition software? No problem! <i>Dragon Professional Individual For Dummies, 5<sup>th</sup> Edition</i> gives you a great overview of the industry-leading speech recognition software so you can start talking instead of typing in no time at all. With this easy-to-use guide, you'll quickly find out how to use Professional Individual to open documents, write emails and notes, update your Facebook status, and much more. The book includes everything you need to get started, from launching the software and basic dictating to controlling your desktop by voice, and tips for improving accuracy.</p> <p>Available for both Windows and Mac, Dragon Professional Individual is the gold standard for home and professional voice recognition software. Easy to use and much more efficient than typing, the software can take your productivity to the next level.</p> <ul> <li>Get an introduction to everything you'll need to know to get started with Dragon Professional Individual voice recognition software</li> <li>Find out how to access documents, write emails, and even update your Facebook status with nothing more than your voice</li> <li>Includes the most updated information on the latest version of the software</li> <li>Offers information for programmers and developers who want to use the software for mobile app development</li> </ul> <p><i>Dragon Professional Individual For Dummies, 5<sup>th</sup> Edition</i> is your go-to resource to get up and running with this great voice recognition software in no time.</p>

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