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New Perspectives on Microsoft Office Word 2007, Comprehensive, 1st Edition

  • S. Scott Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Beverly B. Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Ann Shaffer
  • Katherine T. Pinard
  • ISBN-10: 1423905822  |  ISBN-13: 9781423905820
  • 680 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2004
  • © 2008 | Published
  • Net Price: $134.25
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  • Instructor Companion Site



In the New Perspective Series, this title takes a case-based, problem-solving approach to teaching Microsoft Word 2007 skills.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of the new Word 2007 features, including the design themes, Live Preview, and SmartArt, preparing students to create professional, polished documents.
  • Provides a "Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007" tutorial that gets students up and running with the new features and user interface.
  • Presents new InSight boxes, which offer best practices for working with the software, and a new Tip feature, which provides hints for more efficient use of the software.
  • Features Reality Check exercises, new comprehensive, open-ended assignments that give students the opportunity to practice skills by creating practical, real-world documents such as resumes, cover letters, and reports.
  • Meets the requirements for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam for Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Table of Contents

Managing Your Files.
Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007.
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.
Tutorial 5: Working with Templates and Outlines.
Tutorial 6: Using Mail Merge.
Tutorial 7: Collaborating with Others and Creating Web Pages.
Tutorial 8: Customizing Word and Automating Your Work.
Tutorial 9: Creating On-Screen Forms Using Advanced Table Techniques.
Tutorial 10: Managing Long Documents.
Additional Cases.
Appendix A: Structuring Documents Using XML.

Alternate Formats

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  • Brief: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007, Tutorials 1-4

    ISBN-10: 1423905806  | ISBN-13: 9781423905806

  • Introductory: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007, Tutorials 1-7

    ISBN-10:  1423905814 | ISBN-13:  9781423905813


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

S. Scott Zimmerman

S. Scott Zimmerman obtained a Ph.D. from Florida State University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. He is currently a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and has published many scientific papers, computer articles, and computer programming and applications software books.

Beverly B. Zimmerman

Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book.

Ann Shaffer

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

Katherine T. Pinard

Katherine Pinard has over 20 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to ten books published by Cengage Learning and has edited over 50 titles for the company.