Synopses & Reviews
Loved by instructors for its visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Series is ideal for teaching Microsoft Office 2010 to both computer rookies and hotshots. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. Large, full-color illustrations represent how the students' screen should look. Concise text introduces the basic principles of the lesson and integrates a case study for further application.
About the Author
Best-selling author David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 technology-focused titles for Course Technology. Mr. Beskeen has guided readers through the mastery of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows, LiveMotion™, and other proprietary software packages. In addition to his accomplishments as author, Mr. Beskeen has extensive teaching experience and is a frequently sought-after computer technology consultant. Carol M. Cram is the author of over thirty-five textbooks on computer applications, business communications, and Internet-related subjects. Carol is also a long-time faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she is currently 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 has written for Course Technology for more than a decade and her accomplishments include four editions of MICROSOFT WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. A successful freelance writer, Ms. Duffy lives and works in New Hampshire. In addition to authoring technology texts, she has worked in the business world as a writer, editor, and public relations liaison. Ms. Duffy combines her varied business knowledge and expertise in Word with her prolific writing skills to ensure this book is an exceptional resource for today's students. Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and Web-related classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web-related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive hands-on experience in computer technology, where she has developed many relational database systems in the fields of marketing, healthcare, and education. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored many books for Cengage Learning on a variety of software programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, she spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.
Table of Contents
WINDOWS 7. Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 7. Unit B: Understanding File Management. CONCEPTS. Unit A: Understanding Essential Computer Concepts. INTERNET EXPLORER. Unit A: Getting Started with Internet Explorer 8. Microsoft Office 2010. Unit A Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010. WORD 2010. Unit A: Creating Documents with Word 2010. Unit B: Editing Documents. Unit C: Formatting Text and Paragraphs. Unit D: Formatting Documents. Excel 2010. Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2010. Unit B: Working with Formulas and Functions. Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet. Unit D: Working with Charts. INTEGRATION. Unit A: Integrating Word and Excel. Access 2010. Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2010. Unit B: Building and Using Queries. Unit C: Using Forms. Unit D: Using Reports. INTEGRATION. Unit B: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access. POWERPOINT 2010. Unit A: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2010. Unit B: Modifying a Presentation. Unit C: Inserting Objects into a Presentation. Unit D: Finishing a Presentation. INTEGRATION. Unit C: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. OUTLOOK 2010. Unit A: Getting Started with E-mail. Unit B: Managing Information Using Outlook. Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web Apps