Higher Education

Practical Microsoft Office 2013, 1st Edition

  • includes CD-ROM
  • June Jamrich Parsons
  • Dan Oja
  • ISBN-10: 1285075994  |  ISBN-13: 9781285075990
  • 272 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2004
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.50

About

Overview

Recipient of the 2014 TAA Textbook Excellence Award PRACTICAL MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013 provides clear instruction on the basics of the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. Concise lessons within each chapter, usually one page in length, are presented in an appealing Frequently Asked Questions format and include full-color screenshots or diagrams. This textbook comes with a robust BookOnCD, which is a digital version of the textbook that brings the book to life with videos, animated diagrams, software tours, and assessment opportunities that can be graded and tracked. Students are given the opportunity to get plenty of practice with 30 projects in the back of the book.

Features and Benefits

  • Fully updated to cover the newest Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 8 products.
  • Clicker Questions: We've added clicker questions for each chapter from simple definitions to thought-provoking issues. If you don't have an in-class response system, students can use the new clicker feature that's built into their digital books.
  • Contains an interactive Book-on-CD featuring animations, screen tours, and plenty of hands-on practice activities in a simulated Office 2010 environment.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) found in each chapter help students focus on what they really need to know in each application.
  • A 60-page section of projects at the end of the book offers students the chance to apply their Office 2010 skills using the actual software. (Note: Users must have the Microsoft Office 2010 software to complete these projects.)
  • Offers built-in assessment with interactive Quick Check Questions and Skill Set Checks, which enables students to track their progress.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. Getting Started with Application Software.
2. Creating a Document.
3. Formatting a Document.
4. Finalizing a Document.
5. Creating a Worksheet.
6. Formatting a Worksheet.
7. Finalizing a Worksheet.
8. Creating a Presentation.
9. Finalizing a Presentation.
10. Creating a Database.
11. Finalizing a Database.
Projects.
Index.

What's New

  • Chirps: Would you like to know the questions that students have while reading their textbooks? Now, Chirps let you find out! Similar to tweets, our Chirps features allows students to send you questions from within their digital textbook. You can also use Chirps as an in-class polling system or as an asynchronous polling tool for online students.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Comprehensive, 16th + Practical Microsoft Office 2013 (with CD-ROM)

ISBN-10: 1305135105  | ISBN-13: 9781305135109

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  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Comprehensive
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  • Practical Microsoft Office 2013
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ISBN-10:  1305133218  | ISBN-13:  9781305133211

List Price = $316.95  | CengageBrain Price = $316.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $237.71

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  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Comprehensive
    List Price = $217.95  | CengageBrain Price = $217.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $163.75
  • Practical Microsoft Office 2013
    List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.50


Bundle: Practical Microsoft Office 2013 (with CD-ROM) + SAM 2013 Assessment and Training v1.0 Multi-Term Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  133736522X | ISBN-13:  9781337365222

List Price = $159.95  | CengageBrain Price = $159.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.96

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  • Practical Microsoft Office 2013
    List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.50
  • SAM 2013 Assessment and Training v1.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $113.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $84.75


Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.