Higher Education

CMPTR, 1st Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Katherine T. Pinard
  • Robin M. Romer
  • ISBN-10: 1111527997  |  ISBN-13: 9781111527990
  • 852 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 150 students and faculty, CMPTR is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners at a value-based price. CMPTR employs a combined approach, covering computer concepts and introductory Office 2010 skills within a single solution. With six computer concepts chapters and sixteen Office 2010 application chapters, you will have everything you need for your computer literacy course in a format that students find modern and engaging.

Features and Benefits

  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on input from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with nearly 150 faculty and students.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter In Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including testbanks, Examview, and PPT presentations.
  • Now all of the material that you cover in your Intro course can be found in one book! CMPTR contains 6 computer concepts chapters and 16 Microsoft Office 2010 chapters.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computers and the Internet.
Computer Hardware.
Computer Software.
Computer Networks.
Introducing the Internet and Email.
Network and Internet Security and Privacy.
Exploring Microsoft Windows 7.
Managing Your Files.
Introducing Microsoft Office 2010.
Creating a Document.
Formatting a Long Document.
Enhancing a Document.
Creating a Workbook.
Formatting a Workbook.
Working with Formulas and Functions.
Inserting and Formatting Charts.
Creating a Database.
Maintaining and Querying a Database.
Creating Forms and Reports.
Creating a Presentation.
Enhancing a Presentation.
Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

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: 1305527909  | ISBN-13: 9781305527904

List Price = $259.95  | CengageBrain Price = $259.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $192.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.95
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR
    List Price = $128.00  | CengageBrain Price = $128.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.00


Bundle: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription

ISBN-10:  0495965359  | ISBN-13:  9780495965350

List Price = $141.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $105.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $77.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $57.75
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75


Bundle: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription

ISBN-10:  0495965499  | ISBN-13:  9780495965497

List Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $103.50
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75


Bundle: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1133159826  | ISBN-13:  9781133159827

List Price = $129.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $95.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $77.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $57.75


Bundle: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1133220908  | ISBN-13:  9781133220909

List Price = $149.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $110.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $103.50


ePack: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription

ISBN-10:  1133285686  | ISBN-13:  9781133285687

List Price = $161.95  | CengageBrain Price = $161.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $17.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $17.75
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00


ePack: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1435468481  | ISBN-13:  9781435468481

List Price = $149.95  | CengageBrain Price = $149.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $110.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00


ePack: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies, 3rd

ISBN-10:  1133640869  | ISBN-13:  9781133640868

List Price = $160.95  | CengageBrain Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00
  • A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies
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ePack: Text + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285567927  | ISBN-13:  9781285567921

List Price = $163.95  | CengageBrain Price = $163.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $121.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR
    List Price = $128.00  | CengageBrain Price = $128.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.00


Bundle: Tex + CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1285924843  | ISBN-13:  9781285924847

List Price = $163.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $121.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • CMPTR
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card
    List Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR Printed Access Card
    List Price = $146.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $108.75


Print Option: CMPTR (with Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card)

ISBN-10:  1133023681 | ISBN-13:  9781133023685

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  • CMPTR
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  • 4LTR Press Print Option Sticker
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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.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111480656 | ISBN-13: 9781111480653)

"CourseMate: Engaging. Trackable. Affordable. " Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CMPTR CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CMPTR CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.95

WebTutor™ on WebCT™ w/eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111479593 | ISBN-13: 9781111479596)

Quick and Easy Printed Code that provides your students direct access to all content within your WebTutor WebCT Cartridge. Key Features: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter, Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material, Case Projects for further practice ensures student comprehension of skills prior to exams, Test Banks that allow immediate assessment within the Learning Management System, PowerPoint Presentations that outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement, Sample Syllabi that can be further customized to your particular course, Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use. The WebTutor Cartridge provides everything you need to bring your course to life with one simple access code.

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.95

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® w/eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111479615 | ISBN-13: 9781111479619)

Succeed in your computers course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.95

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111530335 | ISBN-13: 9781111530334)

Instructor Resources help you make the most of your course with teaching aids and information on using the text. Key Features include: Annotated Solution Files and Rubrics assist you in quick and consistent grading. Additional Case Problems provide extra end-of-tutorial assignments to determine comprehension and retention. Data Files show you what students will be working on; Solution Files show you the answers to the data file activities and allow you to gauge comprehension. Internet Assignments provide extra practice and encourage students to use the Internet to complete assignments, creating realistic applicability to the work. QuickCheck Answers provide a simple self-test for students before moving to the next session. ExamView testbanks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types help students gain confidence through more practice. Instructor’s Manual summarizes the tutorial sections, figures, boxed elements, and contains teacher tips, and classroom/lab activities. The manual provides all of the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency while giving you tips on how to engage your students. Customizable PPT Lecture Presentations outline key concepts and terms from each tutorial, saving you time in preparation for class. Additional Projects provide extra practice to ensure students understand the material prior to exams. Customizable Sample Syllabi outline policies, assignments, exams, and other course information to help you set up your course with ease. Key Terms and Definitions are provided as a convenient reference.

Preview Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111529930 | ISBN-13: 9781111529932)

SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR  (ISBN-10: 1285194640 | ISBN-13: 9781285194646)

Prepare for today’s workplace with SAM 2010, the premier testing and training tool for Microsoft® Office 2010. Build your skill and confidence with a variety of real-life simulations and engaging SAM projects’ assignments. This product also gives you access to the MindTap Reader eBook for CMPTR, which helps you master computer concepts and introductory Office 2010 skills through video, audio, annotations, activities, and applications.

List Price = $128.00  | CengageBrain Price = $128.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.00

Student Supplements

Computers & Technology CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111480656 | ISBN-13: 9781111480653)

"Make the Grade with CourseMate." The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CMPTR CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary and Interactive learning tools, including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, Games, such as "Memory/Concentration" and "Beat the Clock" and more!

List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.95

WebTutor™ on WebCT™ w/eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111479593 | ISBN-13: 9781111479596)

Quick and Easy Electronic code that provides you direct access to all of the valuable content in your instructor's WebTutor WebCT Course. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter, Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material, Case Projects for further practice ensures your comprehension of skills prior to exams, PowerPoint Presentations outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement, Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use.

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.95

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® w/eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111479615 | ISBN-13: 9781111479619)

Succeed in your computers course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.95

SAM 2010 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for CMPTR  (ISBN-10: 1285194640 | ISBN-13: 9781285194646)

Prepare for today’s workplace with SAM 2010, the premier testing and training tool for Microsoft® Office 2010. Build your skill and confidence with a variety of real-life simulations and engaging SAM projects’ assignments. This product also gives you access to the MindTap Reader eBook for CMPTR, which helps you master computer concepts and introductory Office 2010 skills through video, audio, annotations, activities, and applications.

List Price = $128.00  | CengageBrain Price = $128.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.00

General MindLink for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285458664 | ISBN-13: 9781285458663)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in your computers course in one place. Read your eBook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes—all online with MindLink for CourseMate.

List Price = $52.00  | CengageBrain Price = $52.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.

Robin M. Romer

Over the past 25 years, Robin M. Romer has focused on writing and editing books about computing, including computer applications, Web design and development, and service desks. In 2001, Robin sold her successful imprint, Acada Books, to return to her roots and concentrate on hands-on writing and editing. She has authored and contributed to more than 30 books and edited more than 50 titles.