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The Sports Connection: Integrated Simulation 4th Edition

Susie VanHuss, Connie M. Forde

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2006, 2004, 2001
  • 152 Pages

Overview

SPORTS CONNECTION, Integrated Simulation 4e reinforces essential computer applications skills using Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010. Students prepare documents, worksheets, presentations, databases and publications that incorporate a wide variety of software applications. This intermediate/advanced simulation allows students to go beyond the basics by encouraging creative problem solving, composition and critical thinking.

Susie VanHuss, University of South Carolina, Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Susie H. VanHuss, Ph.D., received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her MBA and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. She has authored numerous best-selling textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, and office technology. In additional, Dr. VanHuss has written numerous journal articles and has served on the editorial review boards of several leading business education journals.

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.
  • Addresses Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 applications.
  • 21st Century Skills are meaningfully integrated into each project.
  • Desktop publishing activities now support both Word and Publisher.
  • Corporate Identity/Branding is created and applied through development of a custom theme, incorporating a logo, and standardizing documents.
  • Completed projects in Sports Connection, Integrated Simulation 4e become a portfolio of work that students can present to employers to demonstrate their proficiency in integrating many computer applications.
  • Sports Connection, Integrated Simulation 4e reinforces essential computer application skills, such as word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and electronic presentations.
  • This intermediate/advanced simulation is different from other document production simulations in that it provides opportunities to go beyond the basics and apply creative solutions to in-text assignments.
  • Sports Connection, Integrated Simulation 4e is an ideal next step for students that have completed an advanced Keyboarding course and are ready to integrate more advanced applications.
1. Project 1: Sports Connection Identity.
2. Project 2: Finances.
3. Project 3: Community Foundation Relationship.
4. Project 4: Information Management.
5. Project 5: Grand Opening.
6. Project 6: Marketing and Promotion.
7. Project 7: Database Management.
8. Project 8: Program Management.
9. Project 9: Program Connectivity.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133467180
  • ISBN-13: 9781133467182
  • STARTING AT $13.49

  • ISBN-10: 0538451459
  • ISBN-13: 9780538451451
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $57.50
  • RETAIL $76.95

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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111989118
The Instructor's Resource CD-ROM includes ExamView® Testing Software, allowing instructors to create custom exams by selecting questions, editing existing questions, and adding new questions; PowerPoint® resource slides that provide supplementary information, activities to reinforce key concepts, and solutions to end-of-chapter activities; and the Instructor's Manual, which organizes each chapter by learning objectives and includes teaching suggestions and answers to end-of-chapter activities.

Keyboarding CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111957742
Complement your text and course content with study and practice materials to bring 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. CourseMate for Integrated Computer Applications goes beyond the book to deliver what you need! CourseMate for Integrated Computer Applications includes an interactive eBook, interactive teaching and learning tools including quizzes, flashcards, videos and more.* Engagement Tracker is a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course. This instant access code is available for purchase at www.cengagebrain.com.

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Keyboarding CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781111957742
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.