Illustrated Course Guide: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basic, 1st Edition

  • David Beskeen
  • ISBN-10: 1285093453  |  ISBN-13: 9781285093451
  • 176 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2004
  • © 2014 | Published
  • List Price = $ 79.95
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Loved by instructors for the visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Course Guides are ideal for teaching Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 to students across experience levels. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. The Illustrated Course Guides split Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 concepts and skills into three manageable levels – Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced – perfect for workshops or accelerated courses.

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Features and Benefits

  • Concise, to-the-point instruction helps students learn essential skills for using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013—including step-by-step instructions on creating and creating and modifying a presentation, inserting objects, and finalizing a presentation.
  • Unique visual design presents each skill on two facing pages, and keeps learners of all levels engaged and on track.
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Serves as a great reference both during and after the course.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Get Started with Office 2013.
Unit A: Create a Presentation in PowerPoint 2013.
Unit B: Modify a Presentation.
Unit C: Insert Objects into a Presentation.
Unit D: Finish a Presentation.
Unit E: Work with Advanced Tools and Masters.
Appendix: Working in the Cloud.

What's New

  • Updated to reflect the changes in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, including working in Presenter View and working with Smart Guides to align images and text.
  • Updated appendix on SkyDrive and Microsoft Office Web Apps help students learn to use PowerPoint in the cloud.
  • New! Learning outcomes for each 2-page lesson mapped to assessments.
  • New! Design improvements help keep students engaged and on track.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Illustrated Course Guide: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basic + Illustrated Course Guide: Microsoft® Excel® 2013 Basic + Illustrated Course Guide: Microsoft® Word 2013 Basic

ISBN-10: 133736553X | ISBN-13: 9781337365536

List Price = $227.95  | CengageBrain Price = $227.95

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David Beskeen

David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint®, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows®, Livemotion, and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has a variety of teaching and consulting experience in today’s computer technology.