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Microsoft® Office 2007 Fundamentals, 1st Edition

  • Laura Story
  • Dawna Walls
  • ISBN-10: 0324783116  |  ISBN-13: 9780324783117
  • 450 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • List Price = $ 171.95
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About

Overview

Teach your introductory level class the essentials of Microsoft Office 2007 applications with MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007 FUNDAMENTALS. This text is ideal for inexperienced computer users who need to learn Microsoft Office 2007 skills for everyday life. Although introductory in nature, this text is comprehensive enough to cover the most important features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers the primary features and commands of each application in self-contained units, which are comprised of multiple lessons.
  • Emphasizes learning-by-doing with step-by-step exercises that allow students to apply the skills covered in that lesson.
  • Illustrates concepts with large, full-color screenshots that will help students visualize each step.
  • Comes with extensive end-of-lesson material such as multiple-choice exercises, individual and teamwork projects, and Critical Thinking activities, which are designed to give students extra practice on skills and concepts covered in that lesson.
  • Bundle in the Microsoft Office 2007 180-Day trial software to ensure that your students have access to Office 2007 on their personal computers! Click on the supplements link to see more information.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started.
Working with Microsoft Office 2007. Unit Review.
2. Microsoft Word.
Understanding Word Basics. Editing and Formatting Text. Formatting Documents
Working with Graphic Objects. Unit Review.
3. Microsoft Excel.
Understanding Excel Basics. Formatting and Editing the Worksheet. Using Formulas and Functions. Working with Charts. Unit Review.
4. Microsoft PowerPoint.
Understanding PowerPoint Basics. Formatting and Modifying Presentations. Delivering the Presentation. Unit Review.
5. Microsoft Access.
Understanding Access Basics. Creating Forms and Reports. Querying a Database.
6. Microsoft Publisher.
Understanding Publisher Basics. Formatting Publications.
7. Integration Basics.
Understanding Integration Basics.
Appendix A-Vista Basics.
Appendix B-Outlook Basics.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0324783272 | ISBN-13: 9780324783278)

The Instructor Resources CD includes data files, solutions, answer keys, instructor manuals, figure files, ExamView test banks, PowerPoint presentations, annotated solutions files, grading rubrics, cross-curricular chart, and a Spanish glossary.

Microsoft Office 2007 Fundamentals Projects Binder Sampler  (ISBN-10: 0538471611 | ISBN-13: 9780538471619)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Laura Story

Laura Story and Dawna Walls, both graduates of Texas Tech University, have co authored three books together for Course Technology and have collaborated on dozens of other writing and editing projects during the past two decades, including software textbooks, user's guides, tutorials, i-manuals, site documentation, training material, and supplements. With similar backgrounds in technical writing, Web development, computer education, and the IT industry, they bring a breadth of experience and expertise to the teaching process.

Dawna Walls

Laura Story and Dawna Walls, both graduates of Texas Tech University, have co authored three books together for Course Technology and have collaborated on dozens of other writing and editing projects during the past two decades, including software textbooks, user's guides, tutorials, i-manuals, site documentation, training material, and supplements. With similar backgrounds in technical writing, Web development, computer education, and the IT industry, they bring a breadth of experience and expertise to the teaching process.