Higher Education

Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory, 1st Edition

  • Gary B. Shelly
  • Steven M. Freund University of Central Florida
  • Raymond E. Enger Valencia Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1439081050  |  ISBN-13: 9781439081051
  • 248 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25
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Overview

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office 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 Windows Vista, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows 7: Introductory 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 the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Features and Benefits

  • Gives students an introduction to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises that emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Using Windows 7.
2. Working with the Windows 7 Desktop.
3. File and Folder Management.
Appendix A: Comparison of the New Features of Windows 7 Editions.
Appendix B: Windows 7 Security.

What's New

  • Offers a new Plan Ahead feature which prepares students to create successful projects by encouraging them to think about what they are trying to accomplish before they begin.
  • Gives students the information they need to know, when they need to know it through enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved callouts on screenshots.
  • Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to take advantage of the new features in Microsoft Windows 7.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Extend Your Knowledge and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Introductory, 14th + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code + Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory + Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory

ISBN-10: 1428307214  | ISBN-13: 9781428307216

List Price = $399.95  | CengageBrain Price = $399.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $299.96

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  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Introductory
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  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
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  • Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory
    List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50
  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
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  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
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ePack: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Comprehensive, 14th + Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory + Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  142394934X  | ISBN-13:  9781423949343

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This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Comprehensive
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  • Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory
    List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50
  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
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  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
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ePack: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Introductory + Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory + Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305241592  | ISBN-13:  9781305241596

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This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Introductory
    List Price = $151.95  | CengageBrain Price = $151.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.25
  • Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory
    List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50
  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
    List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25
  • 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: Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory + Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory + Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access+ New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Introductory + CourseMate with Global Technology Watch Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305237986  | ISBN-13:  9781305237988

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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
    List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25
  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • CourseMate with Global Technology Watch Instant Access (6 months)
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  • New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Introductory
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  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
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  • Windows Internet Explorer 9: Introductory
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Bundle: Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Excel 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory + Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory

ISBN-10:  1337346993  | ISBN-13:  9781337346993

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  • Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
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  • Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • Microsoft® Excel 2010: Introductory
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ePack: Discovering Computers ©2016 + Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Windows 10: Interm + Microsoft® Word 2013: Intro + Microsoft® Windows 8: Intro + Microsoft® Windows® 7: Intro + SAM 2013 Assessmt., Training, & Proj. v1.0 Multi-Term Instant Access + Microsoft Office 2013 180 Day Trial, PC Vers. Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1337502308 | ISBN-13:  9781337502306

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  • Discovering Computers ©2016
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  • Microsoft® Word 2013: Introductory
    List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25
  • 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 2013 180 Day Trial, PC Version Instant Access
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  • Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Windows 10: Intermediate
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  • Microsoft® Windows 8: Introductory
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  • Microsoft® Windows® 7: Introductory
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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

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538750146 | ISBN-13: 9780538750141)

Microsoft® Windows 7: Essential  (ISBN-10: 1439081077 | ISBN-13: 9781439081075)

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office 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 Windows 7: Essential, 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 the Microscoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.

List Price = $37.95  | CengageBrain Price = $37.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $28.25

Microsoft® Windows 7: Complete  (ISBN-10: 1439081042 | ISBN-13: 9781439081044)

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft 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 Windows 7, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows 7: Complete 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 the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.00

Microsoft® Windows 7: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1439081034 | ISBN-13: 9781439081037)

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft 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 Windows 7, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows 7: Comprehensive 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 the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

List Price = $155.95  | CengageBrain Price = $155.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $117.25

Student Supplements

Microsoft® Windows 7: Essential  (ISBN-10: 1439081077 | ISBN-13: 9781439081075)

Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, Microsoft Windows 7: Essential equips you with Microscoft Windows 7 knowledge using a practical user friendly format. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.

List Price = $37.95  | CengageBrain Price = $37.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $28.25

Microsoft® Windows 7: Complete  (ISBN-10: 1439081042 | ISBN-13: 9781439081044)

In Microsoft Windows 7: Complete you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage you, improve retention, and prepare you for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students of all levels to expand their understanding of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepares you to become more a capable user by requiring you to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.00

Microsoft® Windows 7: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1439081034 | ISBN-13: 9781439081037)

Welcome to the new generation of Microsoft 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 Windows 7, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows 7: Comprehensive you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage you, improve retention, and prepare you for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students of all levels to expand their understanding of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepares you to become more a capable user by requiring you to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

List Price = $155.95  | CengageBrain Price = $155.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $117.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary B. Shelly

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Steven M. Freund

Steven M. Freund attended the University of Central Florida and serves as a leader instructor of various Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, programming, and Internet technology courses throughout Central Florida. An integral author for the successful Shelly Cashman Series since 2001, he has presented at the annual customer conference, the Shelly Cashman Series Institute, as well as other customer events. Mr. Freund has co-authored multiple editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, Mozilla Firefox, Windows® Internet Explorer, Windows®, Office, and Dreamweaver books. He has also written numerous successful instructor supplements.

Raymond E. Enger

Raymond E. Enger is the IT Program Director for the Osceola Campus of Valencia Community College where he has taught classes in computer programming, database design, operating systems, networking, security, and other IT areas since 2001. His background in programming includes C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Perl, ASP, Visual Basic, and the other Visual Studio languages. Ray built the study tool for the last three editions of the Shelly Cashman Series' Systems Analysis and Design book and is also a co-author of the Microsoft Windows Vista series of books.