Synopses & Reviews
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 Office 2007, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Office 2007: Advanced Concepts and Techniques 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 Office 2007 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents.
Microsoft Office 2007: Advanced Concepts and Techniques provides a project-based, step-by-step approach to teaching the Office 2007 applications.
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. Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly. 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
Word 2007 4. Creating a Document with a Title Page, Table, Chart, and Watermark 5. Generating Form Letters, Mailing Labels, and Directories 6. Creating a Professional Newsletter Integration Feature: Linking an Excel Worksheet and Chart to a Word Document Excel 2007 4. Financial Functions, Data Tables, and Amortization Schedules 5. Creating, Sorting, and Querying a Table 6. Creating Templates and Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks Graphics Feature: SmartArt and Images Access 2007 4. Creating Reports and Forms 5. Multi-Table Forms 6. Using Macros, Switchboards, PivotTables, and PivotCharts SQL Feature: Using SQL PowerPoint 2007 3. Creating a Presentation with Custom Backgrounds and SmartArt Diagrams 4. Working with Information Graphics Collaboration Feature: Collaborating on and Delivering Presentations Outlook 2007 2. Managing Calendars and Instant Messaging Microsoft Office 2007 Integration Microsoft Office 2007 Integration Case Studies Appendices A: Project Planning Guidelines B: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007 C: Microsoft Office 2007 Help D: Publishing Office 2007 Web Pages to a Web Server E: Customizing Microsoft Office 2007 F: Steps for the Windows XP User G: Microsoft Business Certification Program