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MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Parsons/Oja/Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Computer Concepts and Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated, 1st Edition

  • June Jamrich Parsons
  • Dan Oja
  • David Beskeen
  • Carol M. Cram Capilano College
  • Jennifer Duffy
  • Lisa Friedrichsen Johnson County Community College
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1285512774  |  ISBN-13: 9781285512778
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $219.00
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The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


Unit A: Computer and Internet Basics.
SAM Training Computer and Internet Basics.
SAM Exam Computer and Internet Basics.
Unit B: Computer Hardware.
SAM Training Computer Hardware.
SAM Exam Computer Hardware.
Unit C: Computer Software.
SAM Training Computer Software.
SAM Exam Computer Software.
Unit D: File Management and Digital Electronics .
SAM Training File Management and Digital Electronics.
SAM Exam File Management and Digital Electronics.
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8.
SAM Training Getting Started with Windows 8.
SAM Exam Getting Started with Windows 8.
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
SAM Training Understanding File Management.
SAM Exam Understanding File Management.
Unit A: Getting Started with Internet Explorer 10.
SAM Training Getting Started with Internet Explorer 10.
SAM Exam Getting Started with Internet Explorer 10.
Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
SAM Training Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
SAM Exam Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
Unit A: Creating Documents with Word 2013.
SAM Training Word Unit A.
SAM Exam Word Unit A.
SAM Project Word Unit A.
Unit B: Editing Documents.
SAM Training Word Unit B.
SAM Exam Word Unit B.
SAM Project Word Unit B.
Unit C: Formatting Text and Paragraphs.
SAM Training Word Unit C.
SAM Exam Word Unit C.
SAM Project Word Unit C.
Unit D: Formatting Documents.
SAM Training Word Unit D.
SAM Exam Word Unit D.
SAM Project Word Unit D.
SAM Capstone Project Word 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2013.
SAM Training Excel Unit A.
SAM Exam Excel Unit A.
SAM Project Excel Unit A.
Unit B: Working with Formulas and Functions.
SAM Training Excel Unit B.
SAM Exam Excel Unit B.
SAM Project Excel Unit B.
Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet.
SAM Training Excel Unit C.
SAM Exam Excel Unit C.
SAM Project Excel Unit C.
Unit D: Working with Charts.
SAM Training Excel Unit D.
SAM Exam Excel Unit D.
SAM Project Excel Unit D.
SAM Capstone Project Excel 2013.
Unit A: Integrating Word and Excel.
SAM Training Integrating Word and Excel.
SAM Exam Integrating Word and Excel.
Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2013.
SAM Training Access Unit A.
SAM Exam Access Unit A.
SAM Project Access Unit A.
Unit B: Building and Using Queries.
SAM Training Access Unit B.
SAM Exam Access Unit B.
SAM Project Access Unit B.
Unit C: Using Forms.
SAM Training Access Unit C.
SAM Exam Access Unit C.
SAM Project Access Unit C.
Unit D: Using Reports.
SAM Training Access Unit D.
SAM Exam Access Unit D.
SAM Project Access Unit D.
SAM Capstone Project Access 2013.
Unit B: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access.
SAM Training Integrating Word, Excel, and Access.
SAM Exam Integrating Word, Excel, and Access.
Unit A: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2013.
SAM Training PowerPoint Unit A.
SAM Exam PowerPoint Unit A.
SAM Project PowerPoint Unit A.
Unit B: Modifying a Presentation.
SAM Training PowerPoint Unit B.
SAM Exam PowerPoint Unit B.
SAM Project PowerPoint Unit B.
Unit C: Inserting Objects into a Presentation.
SAM Training PowerPoint Unit C.
SAM Exam PowerPoint Unit C.
SAM Project PowerPoint Unit C.
Unit D: Finishing a Presentation.
SAM Training PowerPoint Unit D.
SAM Exam PowerPoint Unit D.
SAM Project PowerPoint Unit D.
SAM Capstone Project PowerPoint 2013.
Unit C: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
SAM Training Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
SAM Exam Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Unit A: Getting Started with E-Mail.
SAM Training Outlook Unit A.
SAM Exam Outlook Unit A.
Unit B: Managing Information Using Outlook.
SAM Training Outlook Unit B.
SAM Exam Outlook Unit B.
Appendix: Working in the Cloud.
Capstone Projects.

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    ISBN-10: 1285514726 | ISBN-13: 9781285514727

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

June Jamrich Parsons

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Dan Oja

An esteemed professional and respected author, Dan Oja, along with June Parsons, purchased an Apple II+ in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, he and Dr. Parsons opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Dr. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together, they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today, Mr. Oja's and Dr. Parson's team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

David Beskeen

David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint®, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows®, Livemotion, and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has a variety of teaching and consulting experience in today’s computer technology.

Carol M. Cram

Carol M. Cram is the author of more than 35 textbooks on computer applications, business communications, and Internet-related subjects. Ms. Cram was also a long-time faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she served as the Convenor of the Executive Support Program, the Program Consultant for Business and Computers in Continuing Education, and an instructor of business and computer-related courses.

Jennifer Duffy

Jennifer Duffy is a freelance author who lives and works in New Hampshire. She has been writing leading texts for Course Technology for more than ten years and has authored previous editions of MICROSOFT® WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. Ms. Duffy has worked successfully in the business world as a writer, editor, and public relations liaison. She combines her strong business knowledge and expertise in Word with exceptional writing skills that ensure the clarity of this and each of her other books.

Lisa Friedrichsen

Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. Ms. Friedrichsen’s undergraduate degree is in Engineering from Iowa State University and she has an MBA from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author, and college professor.

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.