Higher Education

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, Second Course, 1st Edition

  • Ann Shaffer
  • Patrick Carey Westminster Kingsway College
  • Roy Ageloff Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona
  • S. Scott Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Beverly B. Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • ISBN-10: 1285167759  |  ISBN-13: 9781285167756
  • 936 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2009, 2004
  • © 2014 | Published
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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 Office 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 Office 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

WORD 2013 CONTENT.
Tutorial 5: Working with Templates, Themes, and Styles.
Tutorial 6: Using Mail Merge.
Tutorial 7: Collaborating with Others and Integrating Data.
EXCEL 2013 CONTENT.
Tutorial 5: Creating Excel Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts.
Tutorial 6: Managing Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks.
Tutorial 7: Developing an Excel Application.
Tutorial 8: Working with Advanced Functions.
Appendix A: Using Text Functions and Creating Custom Formats,
Appendix B: Using Advanced Filters, Database, and Summary IFS Functions,
ACCESS 2013 CONTENT.
Tutorial 5: Creating Advanced Queries and Enhancing Table Design.
Tutorial 6: Using Form Tools and Creating Custom Forms.
Tutorial 7: Creating Custom Reports.
Tutorial 8: Sharing, Integrating, and Analyzing Data.
Appendix A: Relational Databases and Database Design.
POWERPOINT 2013 CONTENT.
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

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

ePack: Text + MindLink for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305512081  | ISBN-13: 9781305512085

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  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, Second Course
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  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access
    List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00


Printed Text + Video Companion + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1305713370  | ISBN-13:  9781305713376

List Price = $282.95  | CengageBrain Price = $282.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $212.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, Second Course
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  • Video Companion
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  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
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  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Office 2013, Second Course
    List Price = $205.95  | CengageBrain Price = $205.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $154.50
  • Microsoft® Office 2013 CourseNotes
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  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader Printed Access Card
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  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
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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.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1285167813 | ISBN-13: 9781285167817)

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.

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Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285173694 | ISBN-13: 9781285173696)

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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2013, Second Course  (ISBN-10: 1285759044 | ISBN-13: 9781285759043)

SAM trains, and tests essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on environment, then apply their skills to real-world applications. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.

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LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305443047 | ISBN-13: 9781305443044)

SAM trains, and tests essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on environment, then apply their skills to real-world applications. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.

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Student Supplements

LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305510364 | ISBN-13: 9781305510364)

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Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285173694 | ISBN-13: 9781285173696)

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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2013, Second Course  (ISBN-10: 1285759044 | ISBN-13: 9781285759043)

Go from Office user to Office expert SAM –Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office suites. No matter what your skill level, SAM helps you learn with confidence so you have a better chance to make better grades. Navigate easily from day one SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. See how Office is used in the real world SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment, which will prepare you for more workplace success. Set yourself up for better grades Automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan help you stay on track for improved grades. Student Testimonials: “My course experience using SAM has been great. It has actually helped me more in class because it lets us do an unlimited amount of training. If we do need help with something, we can just log onto SAM and do it.” - Student Westchester Community College “[SAM] told me all of the mistakes I made, and when I saw the mistakes, it allowed me to use critical thinking of what I could do to make that problem 100% correct.” - Student Hutchinson Community College CTA: Ask your instructor about SAM for this course. Visit us online: sam.cengage.com

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LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305443047 | ISBN-13: 9781305443044)

Go from Office user to Office expert SAM –Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office suites. No matter what your skill level, SAM helps you learn with confidence so you have a better chance to make better grades. Navigate easily from day one SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. See how Office is used in the real world SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment, which will prepare you for more workplace success. Set yourself up for better grades Automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan help you stay on track for improved grades. Student Testimonials: “My course experience using SAM has been great. It has actually helped me more in class because it lets us do an unlimited amount of training. If we do need help with something, we can just log onto SAM and do it.” - Student Westchester Community College “[SAM] told me all of the mistakes I made, and when I saw the mistakes, it allowed me to use critical thinking of what I could do to make that problem 100% correct.” - Student Hutchinson Community College CTA: Ask your instructor about SAM for this course. Visit us online: sam.cengage.com

List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Shaffer

Ms. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT® WORD. She began a career in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Shaffer holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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.

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.

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.