Build mastery in Microsoft Office and critical thinking for the workplace

Authentic HTML5 Microsoft Office Simulations

Cloud-based HTML5 Office Simulations in MyLab IT provide an authentic learning experience with realistic skill-based training and assessment.

Learning Aids — such as Read Instructions, Watch Video, or Practice — are integrated directly into simulations to offer help as you go.

The MyLab IT Virtual Keyboard ensures that Mac users can complete simulations as efficiently as a PC user.

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

Work live in Microsoft Office and get instant grades and feedback

Grader Projects

Live-in-the-application Grader Projects mirror the environments you’ll use in your career and help you build the skills you need to succeed.

You’ll follow four easy steps to complete projects within Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Access:

  1. Download the project.
  2. Work on the project live in the application.
  3. Upload the completed project.
  4. Finish and submit for grading.

Your Grader Project will be scored, with partial credit allowed, in less than five seconds. You’ll also receive detailed, personalized feedback and remediation through Grader Project Reports.

Get the most up-to-date digital content

Automatic digital updates reflecting Office 365 upgrades

Office 365 is constantly changing. To keep you in the loop, we automatically update the eText in MyLab IT and associated MyLab activities to reflect new or enhanced functionality.

There are no changes to your assessments or course — just the updates you need to succeed, including: 

  • Updated wording on contextual tabs so you can follow the instruction regardless of your Office version and its ribbon format (i.e., two ribbon rows or a single-row arrangement)
  • Alerts highlighting the differences between Spelling Pane and Word Editor
  • Updates to the Power BI interface in Excel that applies to instruction and screenshots
  • Updates to the Tell Me/Search box and PowerPoint Reuse Slides feature

Showcase your Microsoft Office skills and get certified

MyLab IT Badging

With MyLab IT badging, you can earn badges proving that you’re digitally literate and competent in Microsoft Office — the in-demand skills employers look for at every job level.

Share your badges on LinkedIn®, Facebook®, Twitter®, and your online portfolio to make real connections with hiring managers.

To earn a MyLab IT badge, you need to score 90% or higher on an assigned Capstone Grader Project.

Want to become MOS certified? Your claimed badge qualifies you for a 30% discount on an MOS certification voucher.

Learn more about badging within MyLab IT.

Explore your career options

Real-time Labor Market Insights

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

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

Access your Pearson eText anytime, anywhere

Pearson eText

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, personalized reading experience available within MyLab.

You can use your computer or the mobile app to easily highlight and take notes all in one place — even when offline.

Seamlessly integrated videos and rich media* give you access to the help you need, when you need it.

*Available with select titles.