Higher Education

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory, 1st Edition

  • S. Scott Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Beverly B. Zimmerman Brigham Young University
  • Ann Shaffer
  • ISBN-10: 053874894X  |  ISBN-13: 9780538748940
  • 408 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75
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Overview

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word 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.

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 session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie PowerPoint 2010 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
Tutorial 1: Creating a Document.
Tutorial 2: Editing and Formatting a Document.
Tutorial 3: Creating a Multiple-Page Report.
Tutorial 4: Desktop Publishing and Mail Merge.
Tutorial 5: Working with Templates, Themes, and Styles.
Tutorial 6: Using Mail Merge.
Tutorial 7: Collaborating with Others and Creating Web Pages.

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.

Bundle: Text + Video Companion

ISBN-10: 113316014X  | ISBN-13: 9781133160144

List Price = $218.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $164.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • Video Companion DVD
    List Price = $86.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75


Bundle: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010, Introductory + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010, Introductory

ISBN-10:  1435465164  | ISBN-13:  9781435465169

List Price = $292.95  | CengageBrain Price = $292.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $219.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010, Introductory
    List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75


ISBN-10:  1111980675 | ISBN-13:  9781111980672

List Price = $406.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $305.21

This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2010, Introductory
    List Price = $139.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $105.50
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2010, Introductory
    List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75
  • New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.75


Supplements

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

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

A Guided Tour of Microsoft Windows 7  (ISBN-10: 0538750405 | ISBN-13: 9780538750400)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get your students up and running on Windows 7! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Windows 7, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Windows Vista to Windows 7.

List Price = $29.95  | CengageBrain Price = $29.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.25

A Guided Tour of Microsoft® Office 2010  (ISBN-10: 0538750464 | ISBN-13: 9780538750462)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get your students up and running on Microsoft Office 2010! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Office 2010, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Office 2007 to Office 2010.

List Price = $24.95  | CengageBrain Price = $24.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.50

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Brief  (ISBN-10: 0538748966 | ISBN-13: 9780538748964)

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word 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 = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25

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

A Guided Tour of Microsoft Windows 7  (ISBN-10: 0538750405 | ISBN-13: 9780538750400)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get you up and running on Windows 7! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Windows 7, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Windows Vista to Windows 7.

List Price = $29.95  | CengageBrain Price = $29.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.25

A Guided Tour of Microsoft® Office 2010  (ISBN-10: 0538750464 | ISBN-13: 9780538750462)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get you up and running on Microsoft Office 2010! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Office 2010, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Office 2007 to Office 2010.

List Price = $24.95  | CengageBrain Price = $24.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.50

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133628761 | ISBN-13: 9781133628767)

Cengage Learning's Computers and Technology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT WORD 2010: COMPREHENSIVE, 1st Edition.

List Price = $148.00  | CengageBrain Price = $148.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $148.00

New Perspectives on Microsoft® Word 2010: Brief  (ISBN-10: 0538748966 | ISBN-13: 9780538748964)

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word 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 = $106.95  | CengageBrain Price = $106.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.

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.