Synopses & Reviews
DISCOVERING COMPUTERSand MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010: A FUNDAMENTAL COMBINED APPROACH is designed to provide you with everything you need for your Intro to Computers course in ONE book. This new offering from the Shelly Cashman Series combines the best selling Discovering Computers, computer concepts material with step-by-step instruction for Microsoft Office 2010 applications content to provide you with a single offering for your Intro to Computers course.
About the Author
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. Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with 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, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.
Table of Contents
Discovering Computers - Fundamentals. 1. Introduction to Computers. Special Feature 1: Living Digitally. 2. The Internet and World Wide Web. Special Feature 2: Making Use of the Web. 3. Application Software. Special Feature 3: Digital Video Technology. 4. Operating Systems and Utility Programs. Special Feature 4: Digital Communications. 5. Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy. Special Feature 5: Buyer's Guide: How to Purchase Computers and Mobile Devices. Quiz Yourself Answers. MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010. Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7. Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills. MICROSOFT WINDOWS INTERNET EXPLORER 8. Introduction to Windows Internet Explorer. MICROSOFT WORD 2010. 1. Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with Pictures. 2. Creating a Research Paper with Citations and References. 3. Creating a Business Letter with a Letterhead and Table. MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2010. 1. Creating and Editing a Presentation with Clip Art. 2. Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Shapes, and WordArt. 3. Reusing a Presentation and Adding Media. MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010. 1. Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart. 2. Formulas, Functions, and Formatting. 3. What-If Analysis, Charting, and Working with Large Worksheets. MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010. 1. Databases and Database Objects: An Introduction. 2. Querying a Database. Appendix A: Project Planning Guidelines. Appendix B: Publishing Office 2010 Web Pages Online. Appendix C: Saving to the Web Using Windows Live SkyDrive.