Higher Education

Microsoft® Office 2011 for Macintosh, Illustrated Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

  • Kelley Shaffer Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • ISBN-10: 1111824312  |  ISBN-13: 9781111824310
  • 416 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.25
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About

Overview

Designed to meet the needs of users across all experience levels, MICROSOFT OFFICE 2011 FOR MAC – ILLUSTRATED FUNDAMENTALS equips your students with Microsoft Office 2011 skills, starting with the basics. As part of the Illustrated Series, this text is written in a user-friendly format, employing the Illustrated Series hallmark two-page spread design. The left page contains concise, step-by-step instruction; the right page presents large, full-color screenshots to illustrate exactly what readers should see on their screen. The visual approach is easy to follow and absorb, helping students transfer their skills to life outside of the classroom.

Features and Benefits

  • Completely updated to cover Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.
  • End-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant and easier to understand through hands-on applications and detailed explanations.
  • Quick Tips and Trouble boxes within the step-by-step instructions help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Clues to Use boxes offer concise information that expands on the lesson skill or describes a related task, adding context to skills and concepts.

Table of Contents

A: Understanding Computer Concepts.
B: Getting Started with Mac OS Snow Leopard.
C: Understanding File Management.
D: Getting Started with Safari.
E: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.
F: Creating a Document.
G: Enhancing a Document.
H: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
I: Creating and Enhancing a Worksheet.
J: Using Complex Formulas and Functions.
K: Working with Charts.
L: Creating a Presentation.
M: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
N: Integrating Office Programs.
Appendix: Setting System Preferences.
Appendix: Getting Started with Web Apps.

What's New

  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.

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

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111824290 | ISBN-13: 9781111824297)

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.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111824304 | ISBN-13: 9781111824303)

"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. Key Features Include: Annotated Solutions Files and Rubrics that assist you in quick and consistent grading of student assignments. End of Unit Solutions for all end-of-unit activities. Printed Test Banks provide you with numerous assessment options to fit the way you teach. Data Files conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use to allow you to see what students will be working on. Solutions Files provide answers to data files activities and allow you to gauge your student's comprehension and success. Data Files Grids easily identify where or what the data file is used in and what it is called when saved. For instance, is the data file used in the Lesson, the Skill Review or the Independent Challenge activities. ExamView test banks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types to help students gain confidence in the material learned through additional practice. Instructor's Manual complete with lecture notes summarizing the unit sections, figures and boxed elements found in every unit, teacher tips, and classroom & lab activities. This Instructor's Manual will provide you with all the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency and effectiveness while also giving you insight on how to fully engage your students. Easily Customizable Multimedia PowerPoint Lecture Presentations that outline key concepts and terms from each unit along with an outline discussing unit objectives in your class. This handy PowerPoint feature will help you save a great deal of time in preparation for each class lecture. Extra Independent Challenges (and solutions) enable additional practice to ensure student comprehension of skills prior to exams.

Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111824290 | ISBN-13: 9781111824297)

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.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kelley Shaffer

Kelley Shaffer has a Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership and teaches technology at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.