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Publisher Comments:

Intended primarily for courses in Computer Concepts and Office Applications, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.

A computer literacy approach designed for the needs of today’s readers!

Jump Right In! , by best-selling author and expert teacher, Jean Andrews, combines proven and innovative educational research with cutting edge technology. The content, design, and approach compel readers to engage proactively in learning essential computer skills and applications including Office 2013 and Windows 8 (or Windows 7). The teach-yourself approach of Jump Right In! provides multiple learning paths based on the needs of different types of learners.


Break through to improved results with MyITLab ® for Jump Right In! –a fully integrated learning system that includes Grader projects, training and assessment simulations, the Pearson eText, and all of the student and instructor resources in one place! MyITLab personalizes learning to help your students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams–resulting in more dynamic experiences in the classroom and improved performance in the course.


Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyITLab, contact your Pearson representative.

MyITLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

About the Author

Jean Andrews is a well-known, best-selling author whose books include A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining your PC (Cengage). Andrews has 30+ years of experience in the computer industry, including more than 13 years teaching in college classrooms and three years teaching in public schools. She has worked in a wide variety of businesses and corporations designing, writing, and supporting applications software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting networks.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Using Windows 8 to Manage Applications and Data (alternate version for Windows 7)

Chapter 2: Finding and Using Information on the Web (alternate versions for Windows 7 and Windows 8)

Chapter 3: Creating Documents with Microsoft Word

Chapter 4:  Using OneNote to Research Online

Chapter 5: Writing Research Papers Using Word Templates

Chapter 6: Communicating with Others Using the Internet

Chapter 7: Finding a Job Using the Web, a Résumé, and a Business Letter

Chapter 8: Using PowerPoint to Give a Presentation

Chapter 9: Adding Action and Sound to a PowerPoint Presentation

Chapter 10: Managing Numbers and Text Using Excel

Chapter 11: Organizing Data Using Excel

Chapter 12: Connecting to the Internet and Securing a Computer

Chapter 13: Maintaining a Computer and Fixing Computer Problems

Chapter 14: Buying Your Own Personal Computer

Chapter 15: Creating and Using Databases with Microsoft Access

Chapter 16: Authoring Your Own Website

Product Details

Prentice Hall
Andrews, Jean
West, Jill
Dark, Joy
Business Software - General
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Jump Right In
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10.7 x 8.4 x 1.2 in 1433 gr

Related Subjects

Business » Accounting and Finance
Business » Computers
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » Suites
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Education » General
Transportation » Automotive » Repair and Maintenance

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