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Paradigm Releases Video of SNAP 2013 Web-Based Training and Assessment

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (September 17, 2013)
Paradigm Education Solutions, a leading provider of computer technology course solutions in higher education, recently released a video of SNAP 2013 Web-Based Training and Assessment for Microsoft® Office 2013. The two-and-a-half minute video guides instructors through the features and benefits of SNAP, a learning management system that supports several of Paradigm’s textbooks on Microsoft® Office 2013, including Guidelines for Microsoft® Office 2013, the Marquee Series, the Benchmark Series, the Seguin COMPUTER Series and the Signature Series.

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About SNAP

is a live-in-the-Office-application that empowers students to test and strengthen their skills in Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Unlike other training systems that rely on software simulations, SNAP allows students to use any and all Microsoft®-approved pathways to complete a task within the Office application. This flexibility gives students opportunities to use Microsoft® applications through the steps that are most efficient and practical to them.

Using SNAP, instructors are able to quickly and easily build, manage and share multiple courses. They can create a weekly syllabus, export grades and access detailed reports on how students are progressing. SNAP also includes interactive, easy-to-follow, gradable tutorials and an exam bank with thousands of concept questions. Regardless of the type of course instructors teach—instructor-led, distance learning, blended learning or any combination in between—SNAP empowers instructors to spend less time creating and grading assignments and more time interacting with students.

was first released in 2003. Since then, it has been continuously enhanced to meet the growing needs of instructors and to provide a more robust learning experience for students. Already Paradigm is exceeding expectations and is on its way to increasing usage of SNAP by 50 percent as the system is being utilized in some of the largest community colleges in the nation. This year, Paradigm was the first publisher to offer course solutions on Microsoft® Office 2013, hot on the heels of Microsoft’s® release of the suite in January and months before other Office textbooks and training programs were available.

is accessible 24/7 on all Web browsers and multiple devices, including computers, smartphones and iPads. Domestic-based technical support is available around the clock and every day of the week to provide superior assistance to SNAP’s beginning, returning and advanced users.

“With the release of SNAP 2013, we are thrilled to be the first to the market with state-of-the-art training and assessment technology integrated with Microsoft® Office 2013. We listened carefully to the needs of instructors and created a resource that addresses their challenges and leads to successful student outcomes. Students experience an authentic learning environment with SNAP 2013, because they use the full range of the actual Microsoft® programs, not simulations,” said Linda Hein, Paradigm’s Vice President and Publisher.

To learn more about SNAP and Paradigm’s Microsoft® Office 2013 textbooks, visit To request a more extensive demonstration of SNAP, contact Selena Dehne-Hicks at or 651-215-7548.

About Paradigm Education Solutions

As part of New Mountain Learning, Paradigm Education Solutions is one of the nation’s leading post-secondary publishers of print and digital learning solutions in computer technology, health careers, accounting and business technology. Paradigm is committed to providing educators with the solutions needed to build and deliver a successful course and preparing students for success in the classroom, at work and in life. Visit for more information.


Selena Dehne-Hicks
Product Manager
Paradigm Education Solutions