New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2010, First Course, 1st Edition

  • Ann Shaffer
  • Patrick Carey Westminster Kingsway College
  • June Jamrich Parsons
  • Dan Oja
  • Kathleen T. Finnegan
  • ISBN-10: 053874653X  |  ISBN-13: 9780538746533
  • 1032 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
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    About

    Overview

    With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office 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.


    Features/Benefits

    • New 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 tutorial – gives a visual look at the tasks and elements covered in the tutorial and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
    • ProSkills boxes tie Office 2010 concepts with career relevancy by providing guidance on how to use the software in professional situations.
    • ProSkills Exercises integrate technology skills with professional skills, further grounding concepts in reality. ProSkills exercises include topics such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving, and decision making.
    • Key Steps highlight important points to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoiding time-consuming rework.

    Table of Contents

    CONCEPTS.
    Essential Computer Concepts.

    WINDOWS.
    Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7.

    FILE MANAGEMENT.
    Managing Your Files: Organizing Files and Folders with Windows 7.

    INTERNET.
    Browser and Email Basics.

    OFFICE.
    Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.

    WORD.
    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.

    EXCEL.
    Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel.
    Tutorial 2: Formatting a Workbook.
    Tutorial 3: Working with Formulas and Functions.
    Tutorial 4: Enhancing a Workbook with Charts and Graphs.

    ACCESS.
    Tutorial 1: Creating a Database.
    Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships.
    Tutorial 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database.
    Tutorial 4: Creating Forms and Reports.

    POWERPOINT.
    Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation.
    Tutorial 2: Adding and Modifying Text and Graphic Objects.

    INTEGRATION.
    Integrating Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

    WEB.
    Appendix A: Introduction to SkyDrive and Office Web Apps.
    GLOSSARY/INDEX.
    TASK REFERENCE.

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    Meet the Author

    About the Author

    Ann Shaffer

    Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including New Perspectives on Microsoft Word. She began in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ann holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Patrick Carey

    Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.

    June Jamrich Parsons

    June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, she opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

    Dan Oja

    June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

    Kathleen T. Finnegan

    Kathleen Finnegan is a co-author on New Perspectives on Microsoft Access and has edited and managed many other textbooks on Microsoft applications for Cengage Learning's Course Technology. Kathleen taught various computer courses for corporate training and high-tech companies and developed courseware as a technical writer and editor.