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The Business Solutions Group Fall 2013 Newsletter Inside this

Greetings from Your Wiley Account Manager


Adaptive learning, flipping the classroom, student textbook options— it seems to be what everyone is talking about it. But what does this mean to you and your students?

WileyPLUS with Orion and


WileyPLUS Digital and Custom Solutions MOAC Office 2013 Featured Wiley Content




Efficient and Economical ways to Deliver Required Course Content Having problems with students ordering the wrong book because they used a third party vendor to save money? Are your students asking for more textbook options? Learn more about a few of our digital and custom options on pages four and five.


Programs About Us

Pat Schuberg

WileyPLUS Course Management System and Flipping the Classroom Make the most out of your lectures by ensuring that students come to class prepared Account and that your lessons address students' needs. How? Try assigning a reading, a video Manager lesson, and a short quiz in WileyPLUS. Your students are encouraged to review the material in advance and come to class ready to learn. View the quiz outcomes before pschuberg@ class and determine which topics you need to spend more time on during your lecture. Read more about WileyPLUS on page three.

Professional Development

NEW WileyPLUS with ORION: Personalized, Adaptive Learning Experience How can I use adaptive learning to help my students? WileyPLUS with ORION helps students become proficient in their topics of study while using their time most effectively. All types of learners will benefit from the personalized experience provided by Orion. Orion generates timely and actionable reports based on your students' data, so that you can easily identify at-risk learners before it’s too late. For more information on Orion and how it works take a look at page two.

I am here to help engage your students. I look forward to speaking with you this Fall!


Evaluation You can request evaluation copies in two ways: 1) Request your digital copy through CourseSmart by clicking below: CourseSmart Digital 2) Email me:


Important Pat


Important Links BSG Virtual Catalog

Managing the Digital Transition Complimentary Seminar Series

Market Trends & Curriculum Guides Wiley Custom Select

Best Practices in Online Learning Complimentary Seminar Series Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) Program


Wiley Business

The Wiley Faculty Network

Wiley Flex Options

Wiley Learning Institute


New and Exciting— WileyPLUS with Orion

Personalized Way to Increase Student Accountability and Proficiency “I would use this even if my instructor didn't make it required. It would really help me feel more confident going into a test if I spent my time practicing where I am weakest. “ Business Student, Borough of Manhattan Community College

WileyPLUS with Orion is a new product we are really excited about at Wiley. WileyPLUS with Orion is a personal, adaptive learning experience designed to help students increase proficiency in topics and use their study time most effectively.      

Increase class preparedness Help students manage their time outside of class Understand how students feel about their knowledge Help students focus on the areas in which they are weakest Ensure students receive immediate remediation Understand students’ misconceptions about the material

To learn more visit our website Or contact me and I would be happy to demo WileyPLUS with Orion: Pat Schuberg 877-591-7764, Select 4


Trusted Solution— WileyPLUS

Online Environment for Effective Teaching and Learning WileyPLUS builds students’ confidence because it takes the guesswork out of studying by providing students with a clear roadmap: what to do, how to do it, if they did it right. Learners will take more initiative so you’ll have greater impact on their achievement, in both the classroom and beyond.

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of WileyPLUS in Higher Education During the 2009-2010 academic year, a national efficacy study was conducted to evaluate the impact of WileyPLUS on students, instructors, and academic departments. The results prove that students participating in a course where WileyPLUS is required have a significantly better learning outcome at the end of the course. Read the full study at

A Unified Learning Experience for your Students Blackboard and Wiley have partnered to deliver all the benefits of WileyPLUS within the familiar Blackboard Learn™ experience. Quality and Flexibility 

Single sign-on provides you and your students with direct access to all WileyPLUS content with the convenience of one login.  Direct links to WileyPLUS readings and assignments are not only convenient for students, but also provide greater control over how you deliver information.  Gradebook synchronization ensures that all grades appear in the Blackboard Grade Center, which saves you time and increases student accountability.  Student data privacy compliance means that student data is always protected and secure.

WileyPLUS Support Package WileyPLUS has all the built-in, ready-to-use, resources and materials you need: First Day of Class Resources: 2-minute tutorials, purchasing and registration tips and more Student Partner Program: experienced WileyPLUS student user to help other students in the course The Wiley Faculty Network: valuable tips and tricks for successfully using WileyPLUS through complimentary virtual seminars WileyPLUS QuickStart: pre-loaded assignments and presentations created by subject matter experts who are also experienced WileyPLUS users Technical Support: self-service help available 24/7 for both students and instructors 3

New and Exciting— All Access Packs and Digital Classroom

Everything Students Need for Your Course— Anytime, Anywhere, Any device The All Access Pack is perfect for today’s students who want all of their course materials to be accessible anytime and anywhere. The All Access Pack includes the WileyPLUS online learning environment; a Wiley E-Text downloadable to any device; and the Textbook Problem Pack, which contains end-of-chapter questions from the text.



Easy, Efficient Learning Digital Classroom provides subscription access to over 3,000 video tutorials and 50 digital books on a wide variety of topics and designed for a range of skill levels— all integrated with social media. Digital Classroom is an online education and training resource for learning the latest software apps, operating systems, web design and development and graphic design techniques. Digital Classroom puts you in charge by allowing you to manage all aspects of the online learning environment.        

Designate and manage instructors Create classes with private forums Add your own custom content and files Invite participants and students Access instructor-only content Create tutorials from our content library or your own Assign content to participants Use administrative tools to manage learners and participants

To learn more please contact me: Pat Schuberg, 877-591-7764, Select 4


Trusted Solutions— Wiley E-Textbook and Wiley Custom

Supporting You in Your Digital Transition Looking to go digital? There are so many E-Text platforms to choose from. We help you understand all of the E-Text options available to you, and guide your transition to digital materials. Selecting your E-Text platform is just one of many core planning steps you need to take in order to successfully move to E-Texts or other types of digital materials. We collaborate to develop a solid transition plan for you, your faculty, and your students. Our digital transition roadmap will guide you in your decisions as you plan your move from print to digital. For a copy of our roadmap email me at

Create, Control, & Enhance Your Course Content From tailored textbooks to customized supplements, Wiley Custom delivers the content you need, in the format you want. After one semester of teaching from any book, you know what content is relevant and what is unnecessary. Take the time to turn the content you use into a custom collection that works best for you and your students. Wiley Custom Select provides all the tools you need to create, control, & enhance content for your course or program. We can help you create a custom solution that fits your needs.

To get started please contact me: Pat Schuberg, 877-591-7764, Select 4


New and Exciting— MOAC Office 2013

Quality Instruction with Authentic Workplace Scenarios Our Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) Office 2013 Series offers quality instruction to help both educators and students. MOAC programs address student needs by focusing on authentic workplace scenarios through projects, exercises, cases, and assessments. Our MOAC Office 2013 Series courseware is mapped to Microsoft’s extensive research and job task analysis— the same research and analysis used to create the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams. The MOAC course offering focuses on real skills for real jobs. As students work through projects and exercises, they enhance their level of knowledge and their ability to apply the latest technology to everyday tasks. Students gain resume-building credentials that can assist them in obtaining a job, keeping their current job, or furthering their education. Featuring: MOAC Office 2013 and WileyPLUS  Students gain real world experience by utilizing an extensive interactive portfolio of test questions, comprehensive projects and videos for each application.  Office Training software in a live version of Office 2013 is available, with single sign-on and fully automated grade transfer between WileyPLUS and other learning management systems, including Blackboard. OfficeGrader™ - corrects your students’ tasked-based assignments  Compares the student file against a correct master file.  Returns files with redline corrections and comments to guide your students.  Provides marked-up assignments in a folder and a spreadsheet of student grades—that can be easily imported back into Blackboard, or other course management programs.  Allows you to customize projects or grade your own custom projects.

To learn more visit our website Or contact me: Pat Schuberg 877-591-7764, Select 4


Featured Wiley Content Business (including Accounting , Business Administration, Management, and Marketing)

Computer Technology and Certification

Public Health and Science

Architecture, Counseling and Psychology, Culinary , Geography, and Mathematics


Trusted Solutions— Wiley Professional Development Programs

Instructionally Sound, Highly Interactive, Immediately Applicable With so many great Jossey-Bass authors and thought leaders presenting Wiley Learning Institute workshops, how do you choose which one to attend? We know...we struggled with that too. So we've been working hard to get you everything you need for your professional development, when you need it. You can now purchase a 12 month subscription of unlimited access to our entire library, including ondemand workshops, live events, free chapters, and other teaching, learning, and academic leadership resources. What You'll Get:  20+ live, online workshops each year  75+ on-demand workshops, with 30+ new workshops added each year  Supporting materials and resources  Online community space  Facilitator guides (for campus subscriptions) Wiley Learning Institute partners with faculty development centers, departments, schools, systems, and consortia to enhance teaching, learning, and leadership development. We can assist with:        

New faculty orientation Department chair training Adjunct/lecturer training Graduate teaching assistant training Faculty learning circles Augmenting existing programming Serving as a faculty development center for schools with limited budgets Providing consistent training across campuses, systems, and consortia

We also create custom events or programs to solve a specific challenge your campus or organization is facing. Visit us at

Learn, Share, Collaborate The Wiley Faculty Network is a global community of faculty connected by a passion for teaching and a drive to learn, share, and collaborate. Connect with colleagues, find a Mentor, attend virtual and live events, and view a wealth of resources all designed to support your efforts. The Fall Online Events Series just started. View the full schedule and register for this complimentary Online Event Series through our online catalog.


BSG Solutions & Services

Market Trends & Curriculum Guides Whether you are looking to create a new program, revise an existing offering, or find new learning materials for your courses, our Market Trends & Curriculum Guides are designed to help you and your institution. Included in Every Guide: O*NET-SOC Codes, Market Trends, Nature of the Work, Job Duties, Work Environment, Training and Education, Employment and Job Outlook, Earnings, Recommended Course Scope & Sequence, Associate’s, Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree Program Descriptions, Course Descriptions, Recommended Content & Media AVAILABLE IN OVER 24 PROGRAMS! Order your guide at

Complimentary Online Seminar Series Managing the Digital Transition: Strategies for Planning, Teaching, and Learning — five virtual learning modules focusing on the true pedagogical impact of moving from print to digital on the teaching and learning experience. Best Practices in Online Learning — nine virtual learning modules that address current issues in online learning. Register for our complimentary seminar series at

Your Personalized Website In order to provide a single point of access for all relevant information and services, we will create a custom website just for you. Your custom website will: 

Consolidate your textbook resources in one place.

Give you immediate access to all your resources using a universal username and password– no more waiting for approval through

Centralize a list of recommended products and services tailored to you and your institution.

Provide immediate access to all Wiley support team members so you’ll always know who to contact.

Please contact me and we can build your site together.


About Us The Business Solutions Group is a dedicated services and solutions group within Wiley Global Education. We have earned a reputation as an innovative, hardworking, and effective leader in our market. Our success lies in our solutions-oriented, consultative partnership approach, and Wiley’s rich 200-plus-year-old publishing history. Learn more at

Founded in 1807

Seventh Wiley Generation

Three Unique Businesses: Global Education, Professional Development, Global Research

$1.8B FY13. Ownership: NYSE JWa & JWb

5,000 employees worldwide

Wiley brands and imprints include: American Geophysical Union, Architectural Graphic Standards, Capstone, Cochrane Library, Culinary Institute of America,, Current Protocols, Ernst and Sohn, Essential Evidence Plus, For Dummies, GIT Verlag, Jacaranda, J.K. Lasser, Jossey-Bass, Leadership Challenge, Merck, MOAC, Pfeiffer, RSMeans, Spectroscopy Now, Sybex, Teach Yourself Visually, Wiley Custom Select, Wiley Online Library, Wiley Visualizing, Wiley-Blackwell, WileyIEEE Press, Wiley-VCH, WileyPLUS, Wrightbooks, Wrox

Wiley published such great writers as James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Wiley has published the works of more than 400 Nobel Laureates

Pat Schuberg Account Manager 877-591-7764, Select 4

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