Higher Education

Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced, 1st Edition

  • Misty E. Vermaat Purdue University Calumet
  • ISBN-10: 128516623X  |  ISBN-13: 9781285166230
  • 1200 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • Newer Edition Available

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About

Overview

Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series® books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Microsoft Office 2013, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of Microsoft Office 2013 software through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series® continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students.

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Features and Benefits

  • Step-by-step, screen by screen approach presents students with explanatory and navigational information when they need to know it, and addresses all learning styles to help students retain and apply skills in their personal and professional lives.
  • Proven pedagogy with an emphasis on project planning frames each chapter around a practical problem to be solved, and encourages critical thinking about how to proceed at various points in the chapter.
  • Extensive end-of-chapter activities provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities for students to apply and expand their skills.

Table of Contents

Microsoft® Word 2013.
4. Creating a Document with a Title Page, Lists, Tables, and a Watermark.
5. Using a Template to Create a Resume and Sharing a Finished Document.
6. Generating Form Letters, Mailing Labels, and a Directory.
7. Creating a Newsletter with a Pull-Quote and Graphics.
Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013.
4. Working with Information Graphics.
5. Collaborating on and Delivering a Presentation.
6. Navigating Presentations Using Hyperlinks and Action Buttons.
7. Creating a Self-Running Presentation Containing Animation.
Microsoft® Excel® 2013.
4. Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks.
5. Financial Functions, Data Tables, and Amortization Schedules.
6. Creating, Sorting, and Querying a Table.
7. Creating Templates, Manipulating Data, and Adding Enhancements to a Worksheet.
Microsoft® Access© 2013
4. Creating Reports and Forms.
5. Multitable Forms.
6. Advanced Report Techniques.
7. Advanced Form Techniques.
Microsoft® Outlook® 2013.
3. Managing Contacts and Personal Contact Information with Outlook.
Capstone Projects.
Index.
Quick Reference.
Important Notes for Windows 7 Users.

What's New

  • Now, when students complete projects they are told WHY each step in the process is necessary, in addition to being told what they will be doing and how to accomplish each task.
  • New mini-roadmaps are provided throughout each chapter, visually showing students where they are in the process of completing the chapter project.
  • Critical thinking has been expanded throughout the text. Consider This boxes throughout each chapter provide thought-provoking questions and problem-solving activities. Chapter-ending Consider This: Plan Ahead boxes and Consider This: Your Turn assignments engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create their own solutions. Plus, every student assignment ends with a question that requires students' thoughts and opinions.
  • New emphasis on personalization asks students to include a personal detail in their solutions to every chapter project and assignment, ensuring that each student solution will be unique.
  • New lab on integrating Cloud and Web technologies with Microsoft Word challenges students to use general guidelines to learn and investigate independently.

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Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed

ISBN-10: 1285724895  | ISBN-13: 9781285724898

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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
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  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card
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ePack: Text + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1305249046  | ISBN-13:  9781305249042

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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
    List Price = $250.95  | CengageBrain Price = $250.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
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Bundle: Text + Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial Printed Access Card

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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
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  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
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Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305133854  | ISBN-13:  9781305133853

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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
    List Price = $250.95  | CengageBrain Price = $250.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $103.50
  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $18.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced + LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader Instant Access

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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
    List Price = $250.95  | CengageBrain Price = $250.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access
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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
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  • Review Pack
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ePack: Text + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1305587480  | ISBN-13:  9781305587489

List Price = $271.95  | CengageBrain Price = $271.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $203.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
    List Price = $250.95  | CengageBrain Price = $250.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00


ePack: Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced + SAM 2013 Assessment and Training v1.0 Instant Access Code + Microsoft® Access 2013: Introductory

ISBN-10:  1305593707  | ISBN-13:  9781305593701

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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
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  • SAM 2013 Assessment and Training v 1.0, Instant Access
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ePack: Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Instant Access Code + Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305607732 | ISBN-13:  9781305607736

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  • Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced
    List Price = $250.95  | CengageBrain Price = $250.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access
    List Price = $138.00  | CengageBrain Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.00
  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $18.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.00


Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 128516685X | ISBN-13: 9781285166858)

Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text as well as teaching and testing aids.

LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130551033X | ISBN-13: 9781305510333)

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Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285166663 | ISBN-13: 9781285166667)

CD containing all Microsoft Office 2013 student data files.

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MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Vermaat's Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 130565854X | ISBN-13: 9781305658547)

MindTap™ Computing for Vermaat’s Microsoft Office 2013: Advanced Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours’, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

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LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305443101 | ISBN-13: 9781305443105)

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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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap® Reader, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 1285759494 | ISBN-13: 9781285759494)

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 MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305867378 | ISBN-13: 9781305867376)

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Student Supplements

LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130551033X | ISBN-13: 9781305510333)

List Price = $153.00  | CengageBrain Price = $153.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285166663 | ISBN-13: 9781285166667)

CD containing all Microsoft Office 2013 student data files.

List Price = $18.95  | CengageBrain Price = $18.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $14.00

MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Vermaat's Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 130565854X | ISBN-13: 9781305658547)

As a student using MindTap™ Computing for Vermaat’s Microsoft Office 2013: Advanced Edition, you have the tools you need to better manage your limited time, with the ability to complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn. Course material that is specially customized for you by your instructor in a proven, easy-to-use interface, keeps you engaged and active in the course. MindTap helps you achieve better grades today by cultivating a true understanding of course concepts, and with a mobile app to keep you on track. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from note taking to flashcards – you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. You will stay engaged with real world assignments and motivated by information that shows where you stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. MindTap eliminates the guesswork, focusing on what’s most important to your instructor with a learning path designed specifically by your instructor and for your Microsoft Office 2013 course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools such as SAM Projects that help students stay organized and use their time efficiently.

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LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305443101 | ISBN-13: 9781305443105)

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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SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap® Reader, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Microsoft® Office 2013: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 1285759494 | ISBN-13: 9781285759494)

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 = $153.00  | CengageBrain Price = $153.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00

LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305867378 | ISBN-13: 9781305867376)

List Price = $229.00  | CengageBrain Price = $229.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $229.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Misty E. Vermaat

Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. In addition to consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Ms. Vermaat has led the development of the Shelly Cashman Series and has written or co-authored numerous Series textbooks, including many editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS, and Microsoft® Word books.