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Overview

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series® books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Office 2010, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Office 2010: Introductory you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Office 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents.

Gary B. Shelly,

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Misty E. Vermaat, Purdue University Calumet

Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. In addition to consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Ms. Vermaat has led the development of the Shelly Cashman Series and has written or co-authored numerous Series textbooks, including many editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS, and Microsoft® Word books.
  • Expanded coverage of PowerPoint and Outlook to provide a thorough introduction to these applications and give exposure to the numerous enhancements made with Office 2010.
  • Chapter topic redistribution offering concise chapters that ensure complete skill coverage and lead to more manageable chapters.
  • New pedagogical elements that enrich material creating an accessible and user-friendly approach allowing easy navigation through the skills in each chapter.
  • A step-by-step, screen by screen approach allows you to successfully teach to all learning styles and ensure students retain information to be used in their personal and professional lives.
  • New opening chapter presents essential Office 2010 and Windows® 7 skills preventing repetitive coverage of basic skills in the applications chapters and providing students with a strong base for further learning.
  • Expanded coverage of PowerPoint and Outlook to provide a thorough introduction to these applications and give exposure to the numerous enhancements made with Office 2010.
  • Chapter topic redistribution offering concise chapters that ensure complete skill coverage and lead to more manageable chapters.
  • New pedagogical elements that enrich material creating an accessible and user-friendly approach allowing easy navigation through the skills in each chapter.
Introduction to Computers.
Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills.

Word 2010.
1. Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with Pictures.
2. Creating a Research Paper with Citations and References.
3. Creating a Business Letter with a Letterhead and Table.

PowerPoint2010.
1. Creating and Editing a Presentation with Clip Art.
2. Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Shapes, and WordArt.
3. Reusing a Presentation and Adding Media.

Excel 2010.
1. Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart.
2. Formulas, Functions, and Formatting.
3. What-If Analysis, Charting, and Working with Large Worksheets.

Access 2010.
1. Databases and Database Objects: An Introduction.
2. Querying a Database.
3. Maintaining a Database.

Outlook 2010.
1. Managing E-Mail Messages with Outlook.
2. Managing Calendars.

Appendices.
A: Project Planning Guidelines.
B: Publishing Office 2010 Web Pages Online.
C: Saving to the Web Using Windows Live SkyDrive.

Capstone Project: Wee Ones Day Care.

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