Higher Education

Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version, 19th Edition

  • Susie H. Vanhuss University of South Carolina (retired)
  • Connie M. Forde Mississippi State University
  • Donna L. Woo Cypress College, California
  • Vicki Robertson Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133588948  |  ISBN-13: 9781133588948
  • 304 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
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Overview

Prepare your students for academic and workplace success with KEYBOARDING AND WORD PROCESSING ESSENTIALS, LESSONS 1-55, Microsoft Word 2013, 19th Edition. This market-leading text provides the tools students need to develop expertise in keyboarding, document formatting, and essential word processing skills using Microsoft® Word 2013. In one semester, students will build proficiency in these critical skills. When coupled with the web-based software Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO), students can work independently at home or at school with this easy-to-use integrated system.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted drills strengthen keyreaches and build fluency and control.
  • Illustrations, photos, and tips reinforce correct techniques and encourage good habits.
  • Supplemental drills and timed writings provide extra practice to strengthen and refine skills.
  • Ribbon path highlights the key steps to learning new commands.
  • QuickCheck provides a visual thumbnail solution to help the learner know if they are on track.
  • Communication activities and videos in KPDO review reinforce essential business communication skills and prepare students for academic and job success.
  • An extensive Reference Guide provides convenient access to a range of model documents, giving students consistent examples to use as a standard.

Table of Contents

LEVEL 1: KEYBOARDING--FOUNDATION FOR ALL CAREERS.
Module 1 Alphabetic keys (L1-13).
Module 2 Figure and Symbol Keys (L14-25).
LEVEL 2: ESSENTIALS--FORMATTING BUSINESS DOCUMENTS.
Module 3 Word 2013 Essentials (L26-31).
Module 4 Memos and Letters (L32-37).
Module 5 Tables (L38-42).
Module 6 Reports (L43-49).
Module 7 Graphics (L50-53).
Module 8 Level 2 Project 1 (L54-55).
Module 9 Web Apps.
Reference Guide.
Command Summary.
Windows 8.
File Management.

What's New

  • New introduction to Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) web-based software sold separately will get students up and running quickly.
  • New introduction to Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) web-based software sold separately will get students up and running quickly.
  • Updated for Word 2013 and Windows 8 with greater emphasis on the critical productivity tools and frequently used commands of Word 2013.
  • New lessons on MLA and APA report styles give greater emphasis to academic reports.
  • New chapter on Microsoft Web Apps provides realistic exposure to SkyDrive and cloud computing.
  • New short projects at the end of each module reinforce prior learning and offer a realistic assessment option.
  • New capstone project applies critical thinking and the document formatting and word processing skills learned in the course.
  • Communicating Today feature highlights trends in industry or productivity tools in Word 2013.
  • Direct correlation with the new web-based Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online, (KPDO), to build, apply, and assess touch keyboarding, formatting and word processing skills.

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.

Printed Text + Keyboarding Pro Delux Online Lessons 1-55 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10: 1285576306  | ISBN-13: 9781285576305

List Price = $164.95  | CengageBrain Price = $164.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $122.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55 6-Month Instant Access
    List Price = $63.25  | CengageBrain Price = $63.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.25


Bundle: Text + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1285576322  | ISBN-13:  9781285576329

List Price = $164.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $122.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.75


Bundle: Text, L 1-55 + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25 4-Month Instant Access + Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305420322  | ISBN-13:  9781305420328

List Price = $172.95  | CengageBrain Price = $172.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $130.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00
  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $18.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.00


Printed Text, L 1-55 + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55 6-Month Printed Access Card + Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305514157  | ISBN-13:  9781305514157

List Price = $186.95  | CengageBrain Price = $186.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $140.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.75
  • Microsoft Office 365 180-Day Trial, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $18.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.00


Bundle: Text + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305132319 | ISBN-13:  9781305132313

List Price = $205.95  | CengageBrain Price = $205.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.75


Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, L 1-55  (ISBN-10: 1133957889 | ISBN-13: 9781133957881)

All instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has includes data files, PowerPoint® slides, teaching suggestions, and ExamView® testbank. Data files, solutions files, tests, and the syllabus have all been updated for the current edition.

Student Supplements

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55 6-Month Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285176960 | ISBN-13: 9781285176963)

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) combines new-key learning, numeric keypad, skill building, communication and Word 2013 tutorials, error diagnostics, and tools for checking and tracking results of word processing documents created with Word 2013. Book is required for use with KPDO for keying source documents.

List Price = $63.25  | CengageBrain Price = $63.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.25

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-55, 1 term (6 month) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285176952 | ISBN-13: 9781285176956)

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) combines new-key learning, numeric keypad, skill building, communication and Word 2013 tutorials, error diagnostics, and tools for checking and tracking results of word processing documents created with Word 2013. Book is required for use with KPDO for keying source documents.

List Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Susie H. Vanhuss

Dr. Susie H. VanHuss is a distinguished professor emeritus of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. She is a prolific author (Cengage Learning), with textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, office technology, and administrative management. Dr. VanHuss has experience managing large foundations and has served on the board of trustees of numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. She is a frequent speaker at state, regional, and national business education conventions and has done extensive consulting and training for industry and education groups nationally and internationally.

Connie M. Forde

Dr. Connie M. Forde is a full professor and head of the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University, where she leads undergraduate programs in information technology services, business technology teacher education, and industrial technology, as well as graduate programs in instructional technology. Dr. Forde also continues to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. Prior to her tenure at Mississippi State University, she was a business teacher at both the community college and secondary levels. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in business education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Forde serves as coauthor of the COLLEGE KEYBOARDING series and a variety of word processing and integrated applications textbooks and simulations. She is a recognized contributor to the professional literature and a speaker at state, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, she has served as president of the National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, and National Council of Pi Omega Pi, and chair of the Foundation for the Future of Business Education.

Donna L. Woo

Donna L. Woo is an instructor and department coordinator for Information Systems/Office Automation at Cypress College and associate director of education at Pacific College. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in business education from Michigan State University and earned her Ed.D. from Nova University. Her industry experience includes work for both IBM and General Motors. A respected author, Dr. Woo has written several word processing textbooks and has served as a coauthor on several editions of South-Western COLLEGE KEYBOARDING textbooks.

Vicki Robertson

Vicki Robertson received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in education from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches at the University of Memphis and online for Southwest Community College. She is a member of the National Business Education Association and Southern Business Education Association, and she has served on the executive board for the Tennessee Business Education Association.