Higher Education

New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory, 1st Edition

  • S. Scott Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Beverly B. Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Katherine T. Pinard
  • ISBN-10: 1285161858  |  ISBN-13: 9781285161853
  • 312 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2011, 2008
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50
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About

Overview

With proven pedagogy that emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage, New Perspectives helps students develop the Microsoft Office 2013 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. Updated with all new case-based tutorials, New Perspectives Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 continues to engage students in applying skills to real-world situations, making concepts relevant. A new Troubleshoot case problem enhances critical thinking, and a new tutorial on Managing Your Files helps students navigate Windows 8. As always, New Perspectives improves learning outcomes and transference of skills by helping students understand why what they're learning is important.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each tutorial – gives a visual look at the tasks and elements covered in the tutorial and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills boxes tie PowerPoint 2013 concepts with career relevancy by providing guidance on how to use the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills Exercises integrate technology skills with professional skills, further grounding concepts in reality. ProSkills exercises include topics such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important points to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoiding time-consuming rework.

Table of Contents

Managing Your Files.
Presentation Concepts.
Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation.
Tutorial 2: Adding Media and Special Effects.
Tutorial 3: Inserting Tables and Other Objects.
Tutorial 4: Adding Charts and Sharing a Presentation.

What's New

  • Fully updated to reflect the new features and enhancements in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • New case scenarios for all tutorials and end-of-tutorial exercises, including Review Assignments and Case Problems, engage students in applying skills and concepts to real-world situations.
  • New Troubleshoot case problems engage students in locating, analyzing, and correcting existing errors to enhance critical-thinking skills.
  • New Managing Your Files tutorial covers file management in Windows 8, the differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8, as well as some of the new touch features in Windows 8 and Office 2013.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013 CourseNotes

ISBN-10: 130513222X  | ISBN-13: 9781305132221

List Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Printed Access Card
    List Price = $132.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.00
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013 CourseNotes
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ePack: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2013, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Brief + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training

ISBN-10:  1285714989  | ISBN-13:  9781285714981

List Price = $378.95  | CengageBrain Price = $378.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $284.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Brief
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  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2013, Brief
    List Price = $93.95  | CengageBrain Price = $93.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Brief
    List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader Instant Access
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ePack: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory + Computer Concepts: Illustrated Brief, 9th + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows 8, Brief + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access + CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305530829  | ISBN-13:  9781305530829

List Price = $406.95  | CengageBrain Price = $406.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $305.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Brief
    List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Brief
    List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $76.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50
  • Computer Concepts: Illustrated Brief
    List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $47.25
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $132.00  | CengageBrain Price = $132.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.00
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows 8, Brief
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  • CourseMate Instant Access
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ePack: New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access + Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013 CourseNotes

ISBN-10:  1305526252  | ISBN-13:  9781305526259

List Price = $168.95  | CengageBrain Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory
    List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $132.00  | CengageBrain Price = $132.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.00
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint 2013 CourseNotes
    List Price = $10.95  | CengageBrain Price = $10.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $8.25


ePack: eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Comprehensive, 1 term (6 months) + eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Introductory, 1 term (6 months) + eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory, 1 term (6 months) + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305530748 | ISBN-13:  9781305530744

List Price = $161.33  | CengageBrain Price = $161.33  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $161.33

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  • eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2013, Comprehensive
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  • eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2013, Introductory
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  • eBook: New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013, Introductory
    List Price = $19.49  | CengageBrain Price = $19.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $19.49
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $132.00  | CengageBrain Price = $132.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.00


Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1285161874 | ISBN-13: 9781285161877)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient, easy-to-use DVD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this DVDD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are also included, such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint® presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

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.

Katherine T. Pinard

Katherine T. Pinard has more than 25 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to over 20 successful books and has edited or managed more than 60 titles. She is MOS certified in Word and PowerPoint.