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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 Windows Vista, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows 7: 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 Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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.

Steven M. Freund, University of Central Florida

Steven M. Freund attended the University of Central Florida and serves as a leader instructor of various Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, programming, and Internet technology courses throughout Central Florida. An integral author for the successful Shelly Cashman Series since 2001, he has presented at the annual customer conference, the Shelly Cashman Series Institute, as well as other customer events. Mr. Freund has co-authored multiple editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, Mozilla Firefox, Windows® Internet Explorer, Windows®, Office, and Dreamweaver books. He has also written numerous successful instructor supplements.

Raymond E. Enger, Valencia Community College

Raymond E. Enger is the IT Program Director for the Osceola Campus of Valencia Community College where he has taught classes in computer programming, database design, operating systems, networking, security, and other IT areas since 2001. His background in programming includes C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Perl, ASP, Visual Basic, and the other Visual Studio languages. Ray built the study tool for the last three editions of the Shelly Cashman Series' Systems Analysis and Design book and is also a co-author of the Microsoft Windows Vista series of books.
  • 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 callouts on screenshots.
  • Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to take advantage of the new features in Microsoft Windows 7.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Extend Your Knowledge and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.
  • Gives students an introduction to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises that emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.
1. Fundamentals of Using Windows 7.
2. Working with the Windows 7 Desktop.
3. File and Folder Management.
Appendix A: Comparison of the New Features of Windows 7 Editions.
Appendix B: Windows 7 Security.

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