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Advanced Word Processing Lessons 56-110, Microsoft® Word 2016, Spiral bound Version 20th Edition

Susie H. Vanhuss | Connie M. Forde | Donna L. Woo | Vicki Robertson

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ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING LESSONS 56-110, MICROSOFT® WORD 2016, 20th Edition, integrates advanced word processing, document formatting and design, and communication skills within a single resource, along with a strong emphasis on honing skills by competing projects in a realistic office environment. Using Microsoft® Word 2016, students will format advanced business correspondence, tables, reports, mail merge files, graphics, and a broad range of common document types, including meeting, travel, news, legal, medical, and human resources/employment, as well as practicing real-time co-authoring on OneDrive. Nine modular projects and two comprehensive projects are included.

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Susie H. Vanhuss, University of South Carolina (retired)

Dr. Susie H. VanHuss is a distinguished professor emeritus of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. She is a prolific author (Cengage Learning), with textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, office technology, and administrative management. Dr. VanHuss has experience managing large foundations and has served on the board of trustees of numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is a frequent speaker at state, regional, and national business education conventions and has done extensive consulting and training for industry and education groups nationally and internationally.

Connie M. Forde, Mississippi State University

Dr. Connie M. Forde is a full professor and head of the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University, where she leads undergraduate programs in information technology services, business technology teacher education, and industrial technology, as well as graduate programs in instructional technology. Dr. Forde also continues to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. Prior to her tenure at Mississippi State University, she was a business teacher at both the community college and secondary levels. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in business education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Forde serves as coauthor of the COLLEGE KEYBOARDING series and a variety of word processing and integrated applications textbooks and simulations. She is a recognized contributor to the professional literature and a speaker at state, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, she has served as president of the National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, and National Council of Pi Omega Pi, and chair of the Foundation for the Future of Business Education.

Donna L. Woo, Cypress College, California

Donna L. Woo is an instructor and department coordinator for Information Systems/Office Automation at Cypress College and associate director of education at Pacific College. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in business education from Michigan State University and earned her Ed.D. from Nova University. Her industry experience includes work for both IBM and General Motors. A respected author, Dr. Woo has written several word processing textbooks and has served as a coauthor on several editions of South-Western COLLEGE KEYBOARDING textbooks.

Vicki Robertson, Southwest Tennessee Community College

Vicki Robertson received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in education from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches at the University of Memphis and online for Southwest Community College. She is a member of the National Business Education Association and Southern Business Education Association, and she has served on the executive board for the Tennessee Business Education Association.

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  • The authors employ a proven, pedagogically sound approach to teach word processing and document formatting using five steps: Locate and learn commands (Ribbon path), Execute commands (step-by-step directions and screenshots), Apply new commands (short drills), Integrate document design (full-page models), and Reinforce commands and formats in realistic projects.
  • An extensive Reference Guide covers grammatical rules and guidelines and includes a range of model documents, giving students consistent examples to use as a standard for their work. Communication activities, based on rules outlined in the Reference Guide, further reinforce essential business communication skills and prepare students for academic and job success.
  • Quick Check features provide a visual thumbnail solution to help students either confirm that they are proceeding correctly, or recognize notable missteps and adjust as necessary.
  • Nine projects conclude key modules, giving students an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to realistic workplace scenarios, while two comprehensive projects integrate critical thinking, document formatting, and word processing skills.

Table of Contents

Advanced Word Processing Lessons 56-110, Microsoft® Word 2016, Spiral bound Version

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface.
Commands by Module.
Part III: BEYOND THE ESSENTIALS--FORMATTING ADVANCED DOCUMENTS.
10. Advanced Business Correspondence (L56-60).
11. Documents with Complex Tables and Graphics (61-69).
12. Business Reports (L70-75).
13. Mail Merge (L76-80).
14. Hess Pet Center I (L81-83).
Part IV: DOCUMENTS FOR SPECIALIZED FIELDS.
15. Meeting, Travel, and News Documents (L84-88).
16. Human Resources/Employment Documents (L89-93).
17. Health and Medical Documents (94-98).
18. Legal Documents (L99-104).
19. Hess Pet Center II (L105-107).
20. Real-Time Co-Authoring (L108-110).
Appendix A: Windows 10.
Appendix B: File Management.
Appendix C: Reference Guide.
Appendix D: Command Summary.
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