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New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory 1st Edition

S. Scott Zimmerman, Beverly B. Zimmerman, Ann Shaffer

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2008, 2006
  • 408 Pages

Overview

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

S. Scott Zimmerman, Brigham Young University

S. Scott Zimmerman obtained a Ph.D. from Florida State University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. He is currently a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and has published many scientific papers, computer articles, and computer programming and applications software books.

Beverly B. Zimmerman, Brigham Young University

Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book.

Ann Shaffer,

Ms. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT® WORD. She began a career in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Shaffer holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie PowerPoint 2010 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.
Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
Tutorial 1: Creating a Document.
Tutorial 2: Editing and Formatting a Document.
Tutorial 3: Creating a Multiple-Page Report.
Tutorial 4: Desktop Publishing and Mail Merge.
Tutorial 5: Working with Templates, Themes, and Styles.
Tutorial 6: Using Mail Merge.
Tutorial 7: Collaborating with Others and Creating Web Pages.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133463258
  • ISBN-13: 9781133463252
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  • ISBN-10: 053874894X
  • ISBN-13: 9780538748940
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