Higher Education

Microsoft® Office 2010 Fundamentals, 1st Edition

  • Laura Story
  • Dawna Walls
  • ISBN-10: 0538472464  |  ISBN-13: 9780538472463
  • 544 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.75
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About

Overview

Teach your introductory level class the essentials of the Microsoft Office 2010 software applications with Microsoft Office 2010 Fundamentals, part of the Origins Series. This text is ideal for inexperienced computer users who need to learn Microsoft Office 2010 skills for everyday life. Although introductory in nature, this text is comprehensive enough to cover the most important features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers the primary features and commands of each application in self-contained units, which are comprised of multiple lessons.
  • Emphasizes learning-by-doing with step-by-step exercises that allow students to apply the skills covered in that lesson.
  • Illustrates concepts with large, full-color screenshots that will help students visualize each step.
  • Comes with extensive end-of-lesson material such as multiple-choice exercises, individual and teamwork projects, and Critical Thinking activities, which are designed to give students extra practice on skills and concepts covered in that lesson.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: GETTING STARTED.
1: Working with Microsoft Office 2010.
UNIT 2: MICROSOFT WORD.
1: Understanding Word Basics.
2: Editing and Formatting Text.
3: Formatting Documents.
4: Working with Graphic Objects.
Unit Review.
UNIT 3: MICROSOFT EXCEL.
1: Understanding Excel Basics.
2: Formatting and Editing the Worksheet.
3: Using Formulas and Functions.
4: Working with Charts.
Unit Review.
UNIT 4: MICROSOFT POWERPOINT.
1: Understanding PowerPoint Basics.
2: Formatting and Modifying Presentations.
3: Delivering the Presentation.
Unit Review.
UNIT 5: MICROSOFT ACCESS.
1: Understanding Access Basics.
2: Creating Forms and Reports.
Unit Review.
UNIT 6: MICROSOFT PUBLISHER.
1: Understanding Publisher Basics.
UNIT 7: INTEGRATION BASICS.
1: Understanding Integration Basics.
Appendix A--Windows 7 Basics.
Appendix B--Outlook Basics.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Principles of Information Systems, 9th + Microsoft® Office 2010 Fundamentals

ISBN-10: 1133535259 | ISBN-13: 9781133535256

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  • Principles of Information Systems
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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538472472 | ISBN-13: 9780538472470)

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

Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription  (ISBN-10: 1111747970 | ISBN-13: 9781111747978)

If you teach Microsoft Office 2010, consider bundling your order with this trial software! If your students haven't upgraded from Office 2007 or don't have Microsoft Office at all, this CD allows students to use Office 2010 on their personal computers for up to 180 days! This trial software can only be purchased in a bundle (it cannot be purchased alone). Contact your sales representative for more information.

List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75

Student Supplements

Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription  (ISBN-10: 1111747970 | ISBN-13: 9781111747978)

If you are taking a Microsoft Office 2010 course, ask your instructor to bundle their textbook order with this trial software! If you haven't upgraded from Office 2007 or don't have Microsoft Office at all, this CD allows you to use Office 2010 on your personal computer for up to 180 days! This trial software can only be purchased in a bundle (it cannot be purchased alone). Ask your instructor to contact their sales representative for more information.

List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Laura Story

Laura Story and Dawna Walls, both graduates of Texas Tech University, have co authored three books together for Course Technology and have collaborated on dozens of other writing and editing projects during the past two decades, including software textbooks, user's guides, tutorials, i-manuals, site documentation, training material, and supplements. With similar backgrounds in technical writing, Web development, computer education, and the IT industry, they bring a breadth of experience and expertise to the teaching process.

Dawna Walls

Laura Story and Dawna Walls, both graduates of Texas Tech University, have co authored three books together for Course Technology and have collaborated on dozens of other writing and editing projects during the past two decades, including software textbooks, user's guides, tutorials, i-manuals, site documentation, training material, and supplements. With similar backgrounds in technical writing, Web development, computer education, and the IT industry, they bring a breadth of experience and expertise to the teaching process.