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Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Fundamentals 1st Edition

Barbara M. Waxer

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2010, 2008, 2007
  • 424 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. Please note that the Illustrated "Brief" Office book has been renamed Illustrated Fundamentals!

Barbara M. Waxer, Santa Fe Community College

In addition to writing popular textbooks on Microsoft® and Adobe®, Barbara Waxer teaches Copyright and Digital Media at Santa Fe Community College. Her text INTERNET SURF AND TURF: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE AND FINDING MEDIA won the 2006 Texty Award, presented by the Text and Academic Authors Association, as well as the New England Book Show Award in the College Category.
  • SkyDrive appendix covers how to store and share files with almost anyone anywhere!
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • 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.
OFFICE 2010.
Unit C: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
WORD.
Unit D: Creating a Document.
Unit E: Enhancing a Document.
Unit F: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
EXCEL.
Unit G: Creating and Enhancing a Worksheet.
Unit H: Using Complex Formulas, Functions, and Tables.
Unit I: Working with Charts.
ACCESS.
Unit J: Creating a Database.
Unit K: Working with Data.
Unit L: Creating Database Reports.
POWERPOINT.
Unit M: Creating a Presentation.
Unit N: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
INTEGRATION.
Unit O: Integrating Office Programs.
WEB APPS
Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web Apps

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  • ISBN-10: 1133461530
  • ISBN-13: 9781133461531
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  • ISBN-10: 053874944X
  • ISBN-13: 9780538749442
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $97.50
  • RETAIL $129.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Microsoft® Office 2011 for Macintosh, Illustrated Fundamentals

ISBN: 9781111824310
Designed to meet the needs of users across all experience levels, MICROSOFT OFFICE 2011 FOR MAC – ILLUSTRATED FUNDAMENTALS equips your students with Microsoft Office 2011 skills, starting with the basics. As part of the Illustrated Series, this text is written in a user-friendly format, employing the Illustrated Series hallmark two-page spread design. The left page contains concise, step-by-step instruction; the right page presents large, full-color screenshots to illustrate exactly what readers should see on their screen. The visual approach is easy to follow and absorb, helping students transfer their skills to life outside of the classroom.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781111824297
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111824303
"Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text, as well as teaching and testing aids. Key Features Include: Annotated Solutions Files and Rubrics that assist you in quick and consistent grading of student assignments. End of Unit Solutions for all end-of-unit activities. Printed Test Banks provide you with numerous assessment options to fit the way you teach. Data Files conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use to allow you to see what students will be working on. Solutions Files provide answers to data files activities and allow you to gauge your student's comprehension and success. Data Files Grids easily identify where or what the data file is used in and what it is called when saved. For instance, is the data file used in the Lesson, the Skill Review or the Independent Challenge activities. ExamView test banks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types to help students gain confidence in the material learned through additional practice. Instructor's Manual complete with lecture notes summarizing the unit sections, figures and boxed elements found in every unit, teacher tips, and classroom & lab activities. This Instructor's Manual will provide you with all the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency and effectiveness while also giving you insight on how to fully engage your students. Easily Customizable Multimedia PowerPoint Lecture Presentations that outline key concepts and terms from each unit along with an outline discussing unit objectives in your class. This handy PowerPoint feature will help you save a great deal of time in preparation for each class lecture. Extra Independent Challenges (and solutions) enable additional practice to ensure student comprehension of skills prior to exams.

FOR STUDENTS

Microsoft® Office 2011 for Macintosh, Illustrated Fundamentals

ISBN: 9781111824310
Designed to meet the needs of users across all experience levels, MICROSOFT OFFICE 2011 FOR MAC – ILLUSTRATED FUNDAMENTALS equips you with Microsoft Office 2011 skills, starting with the basics. As part of the Illustrated Series, this text is written in a user-friendly format, employing the Illustrated Series hallmark two-page spread design. The left page contains concise, step-by-step instruction; the right page presents large, full-color screenshots to illustrate exactly what you should see on your screen. The visual approach is easy to follow and absorb, helping you transfer your skills to life outside of the classroom.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781111824297
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.