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Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Fundamentals, 1st Edition

  • Marjorie S. Hunt
  • Barbara Clemens
  • ISBN-10: 1285418298  |  ISBN-13: 9781285418292
  • 448 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.00
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About

Overview

Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series engages both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft Office 2013 applications quickly and efficiently. Skills are accessible and easy-to-follow thanks to the Illustrated Series' hallmark 2-page layout, which allows students to see an entire task in one view. New Learning Outcomes outline the skills covered in each lesson, and larger full-color screens represent exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson, and introduces a case study for further application.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Concise, to-the-point instruction helps students of all levels learn essential skills for using Microsoft Office 2013—including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, as well as Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, Outlook and essential computer concepts.
  • Unique 2-page spread keeps learners of all levels engaged and on track by presenting an entire task in a single view.
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" and "Troubles" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Makes concepts relevant with end-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops.
  • Serves as a great reference both during and after the course.

Table of Contents

COMPUTER CONCEPTS
Understanding Essential Computer Concepts
WINDOWS 8
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
OFFICE 2013
Unit C: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
WORD.
Unit D: Creating a Document.
Unit E: Enhancing a Document.
Unit F: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
EXCEL.
Unit G: Creating and Enhancing a Worksheet.
Unit H: Using Complex Formulas, Functions, and Tables.
Unit I: Working with Charts.
ACCESS.
Unit J: Creating a Database.
Unit K: Working with Data.
Unit L: Creating Database Reports.
POWERPOINT.
Unit M: Creating a Presentation.
Unit N: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
INTEGRATION.
Unit O: Integrating Office Programs.
Appendix A: Capstone Exercises for Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Appendix B: Cloud Computing: Windows Live, SkyDrive, and Office Web Apps.
Appendix C: Formatting a Research Paper: APA Style.

What's New

  • Completely updated to reflect new features and enhancements in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • Now includes a unit on Essential Computer Concepts, covering basic computer literacy topics such as understanding types of computers, input and output, memory, storage, security, and application software.
  • New! Learning outcomes for each 2-page lesson mapped to assessments, including SAM Assessment and SAM Projects.
  • New! Design improvements help keep students engaged and on track.
  • New! SAM Projects appendix provides additional exercises that can be auto-graded for SAM users.
  • New! Capstone appendix provides additional exercises for reinforcement and assessment.
  • Updated appendix on SkyDrive and Microsoft Office Web Apps help students learn to use Office in the cloud.

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Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"I like the very user-friendly approach and layout of the Illustrated book, as well as the pedagogy – the review skills and concepts. The students are reading and using the extra tips and information in the margins, which is a surprise to me because with the previous book I used they were overwhelmed by too much information. This 'hits it'."

— Linda Baier, Mayville State University

"My custom Illustrated books cover the material well. My students tell me that they are written in a way they can understand. The books give excellent material but leaves the instructor room for innovative projects. The exercises are great learning tools. When the students tell me they are reading the text, I know we have made a good choice."

— Melisa "Joey" Bryant, Forsyth Technical Community College

"Very user-friendly for students. Good graphics and activities. Provides the concepts in a way students understand."

— Deborah Peairs, Clark State Community College

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's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1285418301 | ISBN-13: 9781285418308)

Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text as well as teaching and testing aids, including data files, annotated solutions files and rubrics, printed test banks, ExamView test banks, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, and more.

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285427505 | ISBN-13: 9781285427508)

All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

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DVD Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285427548 | ISBN-13: 9781285427546)

This DVD contains videos based on the lessons in Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Fundamentals. Each video provides a multimedia version of a single lesson in the book, to engage students and help them learn. The videos appeal to all types of learners and ensure that students get the help they need inside or outside of class.

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LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130544292X | ISBN-13: 9781305442924)

SAM trains, and tests essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on environment, then apply their skills to real-world applications. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.

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Student Supplements

LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305510542 | ISBN-13: 9781305510548)

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Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285427505 | ISBN-13: 9781285427508)

All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

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DVD Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285427548 | ISBN-13: 9781285427546)

This DVD contains videos based on the lessons in Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Fundamentals. Each video provides a multimedia version of a single lesson in the book, to engage students and help them learn. The videos appeal to all types of learners and ensure that students get the help they need inside or outside of class.

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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1285735331 | ISBN-13: 9781285735337)

Go from Office user to Office expert SAM –Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office suites. No matter what your skill level, SAM helps you learn with confidence so you have a better chance to make better grades. Navigate easily from day one SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. See how Office is used in the real world SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment, which will prepare you for more workplace success. Set yourself up for better grades Automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan help you stay on track for improved grades. Student Testimonials: “My course experience using SAM has been great. It has actually helped me more in class because it lets us do an unlimited amount of training. If we do need help with something, we can just log onto SAM and do it.” - Student Westchester Community College “[SAM] told me all of the mistakes I made, and when I saw the mistakes, it allowed me to use critical thinking of what I could do to make that problem 100% correct.” - Student Hutchinson Community College CTA: Ask your instructor about SAM for this course. Visit us online: sam.cengage.com

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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader Printed Access Card for Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1285735293 | ISBN-13: 9781285735290)

Go from Office user to Office expert SAM –Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office suites. No matter what your skill level, SAM helps you learn with confidence so you have a better chance to make better grades. Navigate easily from day one SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. See how Office is used in the real world SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment, which will prepare you for more workplace success. Set yourself up for better grades Automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan help you stay on track for improved grades. Student Testimonials: “My course experience using SAM has been great. It has actually helped me more in class because it lets us do an unlimited amount of training. If we do need help with something, we can just log onto SAM and do it.” - Student Westchester Community College “[SAM] told me all of the mistakes I made, and when I saw the mistakes, it allowed me to use critical thinking of what I could do to make that problem 100% correct.” - Student Hutchinson Community College CTA: Ask your instructor about SAM for this course. Visit us online: sam.cengage.com

List Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $109.50

LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130544292X | ISBN-13: 9781305442924)

Go from Office user to Office expert SAM –Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office suites. No matter what your skill level, SAM helps you learn with confidence so you have a better chance to make better grades. Navigate easily from day one SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. See how Office is used in the real world SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment, which will prepare you for more workplace success. Set yourself up for better grades Automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan help you stay on track for improved grades. Student Testimonials: “My course experience using SAM has been great. It has actually helped me more in class because it lets us do an unlimited amount of training. If we do need help with something, we can just log onto SAM and do it.” - Student Westchester Community College “[SAM] told me all of the mistakes I made, and when I saw the mistakes, it allowed me to use critical thinking of what I could do to make that problem 100% correct.” - Student Hutchinson Community College CTA: Ask your instructor about SAM for this course. Visit us online: sam.cengage.com

List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Marjorie S. Hunt

Marjorie Hunt has been managing, writing, editing, and publishing books on Microsoft Office applications for more than 15 years. She is currently a senior content developer at Cengage Learning.

Barbara Clemens

Barbara Clemens has been a software product manager, editor, writer, and instructor for more than 25 years, working with Addison-Wesley Publishing, Course Technology, and Cengage Learning. She has edited and written many Microsoft® Office textbooks, and has created instructional videos and online courses on Office.