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Microsoft® Office PowerPoint 2007: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques 1st Edition

Gary B. Shelly, Thomas J. Cashman, Susan L. Sebok

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  • 576 Pages

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 2007, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques 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 PowerPoint 2007 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.

Thomas J. Cashman,

Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.

Susan L. Sebok, South Suburban College

Susan L. Sebok is a retired professor at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois. She is also a licensed attorney. Ms. Sebok has co-authored several successful textbooks for the leading Shelly Cashman Series, including multiple versions of Microsoft® PowerPoint® and DISCOVERING COMPUTERS.
  • Offers a new Plan Ahead feature which prepares students to create successful projects by encouraging them to think about what they are trying to accomplish before they begin.
  • Gives students the information they need to know, when they need to know it through enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved call-outs on screenshots.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Make It Right, Extend Your Knowledge, and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.
  • Gives students a comprehensive presentation of PowerPoint 2007, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
  • Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to take advantage of the features in the Microsoft Office 2007 new user interface.
  • Meets the requirements of the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
1. Creating and Editing a Presentation.
2. Creating a Presentation with Illustrations and Shapes.
Web Feature: Creating Web Pages Using PowerPoint.
3. Creating a Presentation with Custom Backgrounds and SmartArt Diagrams.
4. Working with Information Graphics.
Collaboration Feature: Collaborating on and Delivering Presentations.
5. Reusing a Presentation with Multimedia.
6. Creating a Self-Running Presentation Containing Animated Shapes.
Online Feature: Importing Files from the Microsoft Office Online Web Site.
Appendices:
A: Project Planning Guidelines.
B: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007.
C: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Help.
D: Publishing Office 2007 Web Pages to a Web Server.
E: Customizing Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
F: Steps for the Windows XP User.
G: Microsoft Business Certification Program.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133466362
  • ISBN-13: 9781133466369
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  • ISBN-10: 1418843474
  • ISBN-13: 9781418843472
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $152.00
  • RETAIL $201.95

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ISBN: 9781305870826
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