Higher Education

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief, 1st Edition

  • Patrick Carey Westminster Kingsway College
  • June Jamrich Parsons
  • Dan Oja
  • Roy Ageloff Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona
  • ISBN-10: 0538742925  |  ISBN-13: 9780538742924
  • 264 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25
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Overview

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Excel 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

Features and Benefits

  • New 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 Excel 2010 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

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel.
Tutorial 2: Formatting a Workbook.
Tutorial 3: Working with Formulas and Functions.
Tutorial 4: Working with Charts and Graphics.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ISBN-10: 1305528077  | ISBN-13: 9781305528079

List Price = $259.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $194.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory
    List Price = $166.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25


Bundle: Text + Video Companion

ISBN-10:  1133160093  | ISBN-13:  9781133160090

List Price = $176.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Video Companion DVD
    List Price = $86.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25


Bundle: MIS2 (with Review Cards and CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card), 2nd + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2010, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010, Introductory + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows® 7, Brief + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief

ISBN-10:  0495966827  | ISBN-13:  9780495966821

List Price = $300.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $223.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • MIS2
    List Price = $65.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.75
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2010, Brief
    List Price = $93.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010, Introductory
    List Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows® 7, Brief
    List Price = $45.95  | CengageBrain Price = $45.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $34.75
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25


Bundle: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief + Global Technology Watch Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1133289193  | ISBN-13:  9781133289197

List Price = $185.95  | CengageBrain Price = $185.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00
  • Global Technology Watch Printed Access Card
    List Price = $21.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $15.75


Bundle: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory, 15th + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1285260872  | ISBN-13:  9781285260877

List Price = $259.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $194.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory
    List Price = $166.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $103.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25


ePack: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory, 15th + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access + CourseMate with Global Technology Watch Instant Access

ISBN-10:  130552697X | ISBN-13:  9781305526976

List Price = $331.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $248.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory
    List Price = $166.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Brief
    List Price = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00
  • CourseMate with Global Technology Watch Instant Access
    List Price = $116.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00


Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

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

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010, Introductory  (ISBN-10: 0538742399 | ISBN-13: 9780538742399)

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75

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

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010, Introductory  (ISBN-10: 0538742399 | ISBN-13: 9780538742399)

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge you to apply what you are learning to real-life tasks, preparing you to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, you understand why you're learning what you're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Patrick Carey

Mr. Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Today, Mr. Carey has authored or co-authored more than 20 leading academic and trade texts for the software industry.

June Jamrich Parsons

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Dan Oja

An esteemed professional and respected author, Dan Oja, along with June Parsons, purchased an Apple II+ in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, he and Dr. Parsons opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Dr. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together, they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today, Mr. Oja's and Dr. Parson's team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

Roy Ageloff

Roy Ageloff has taught courses in computer programming, database design and development, accounting information systems, and office productivity software at the University of Rhode Island and has written textbooks in programming languages, database software, and spreadsheet applications. He is a business consultant and teacher at Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona.