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Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Introductory, First Course 1st Edition

David Beskeen, Carol Cram, Jennifer Duffy, Lisa Friedrichsen, Elizabeth Eisner Reding

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2010, 2008, 2004
  • 680 Pages

Overview

Loved by instructors for its visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Series is ideal for teaching Microsoft Office 2010 to both computer rookies and hotshots. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. Large, full-color illustrations represent how the students' screen should look. Concise text introduces the basic principles of the lesson and integrates a case study for further application. Complement your text and course content with study and practice materials. Cengage Learning's Microsoft® Office 2010, Illustrated Introductory CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Microsoft® Office 2010, Illustrated Introductory CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

David Beskeen,

David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint®, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows®, Livemotion, and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has a variety of teaching and consulting experience in today’s computer technology.

Carol Cram, Capilano College

Carol M. Cram is the author of more than 35 textbooks on computer applications, business communications, and Internet-related subjects. Carol is also a well-recognized and respected faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she currently serves as the Convenor of the Executive Support Program, the Program Consultant for Business and Computers in Continuing Education, and as an instructor of business and computer-related courses.

Jennifer Duffy,

Jennifer Duffy is a freelance author who lives and works in New Hampshire. She has been writing leading texts for Course Technology for more than ten years and has authored previous editions of MICROSOFT® WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. Ms. Duffy has worked successfully in the business world as a writer, editor, and public relations liaison. She combines her strong business knowledge and expertise in Word with exceptional writing skills that ensure the clarity of this and each of her other books.

Lisa Friedrichsen, Johnson County Community College

Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. Ms. Friedrichsen’s undergraduate degree is in Engineering from Iowa State University and she has an MBA from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author, and college professor.

Elizabeth Eisner Reding,

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • Increased coverage of research in Word Unit D gives students hands-on experience crafting research papers, helping students to retain and apply skills outside of the classroom.
  • End-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant for users and easier to understand through hands-on applications and detailed explanations.
  • Quick Tips and Trouble boxes within the step-by-step instructions help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Clues to Use boxes offer concise information that expands on the lesson skill or describes a related task, adding context to skills and concepts.
WINDOWS 7.
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 7.
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
CONCEPTS.
Unit A: Understanding Essential Computer Concepts.
INTERNET EXPLORER.
Unit A: Getting Started with Internet Explorer 8.
Microsoft Office 2010.
Unit A Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
WORD 2010.
Unit A: Creating Documents with Word 2010.
Unit B: Editing Documents.
Unit C: Formatting Text and Paragraphs.
Unit D: Formatting Documents.
Excel 2010.
Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2010.
Unit B: Working with Formulas and Functions.
Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet.
Unit D: Working with Charts.
INTEGRATION.
Unit A: Integrating Word and Excel.
Access 2010.
Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2010.
Unit B: Building and Using Queries.
Unit C: Using Forms.
Unit D: Using Reports.
INTEGRATION.
Unit B: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access.
POWERPOINT 2010.
Unit A: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2010.
Unit B: Modifying a Presentation.
Unit C: Inserting Objects into a Presentation.
Unit D: Finishing a Presentation.
INTEGRATION.
Unit C: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
OUTLOOK 2010.
Unit A: Getting Started with E-mail.
Unit B: Managing Information Using Outlook.
Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web Apps

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