Synopses & Reviews
Part of the South-Western Computer Education Series, this text includes features that make learning easy and enjoyable - yet - challenging for learners. The text includes a wide range of learning experiences from activities with one or two commands to simulations and case studies that challenge and sharpen learners' problem-solving skills. This book is ideal for computer courses with learners who have varying abilities and previous computer experiences. The book covers Office 2000 Basics and the Internet, Word, Excel, Access. PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and FrontPage.
About the Author
Pasewark and Pasewark is comprised of six authors, all partners in the Pasewark LTD, a family-owned business. With over 90 years of combined experience authoring more than 100 computer, accounting, and office technology textbooks, they have won seven Texty Awards for the best computer or business textbook of the year. In addition, the Pasewarks have also won numerous awards for their classroom teaching, a major ingredient for writing effective textbooks.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION. Lesson 1: Microsoft Office XP Basics and the Internet. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT WORD UNIT. Lesson 1: Word Basics. Lesson 2: Basic Editing. Lesson 3: Helpful Word Features. Lesson 4: Formatting Text. Lesson 5: Formatting Paragraphs and Documents. Lesson 6: Desktop Publishing with Word. Lesson 7: Working with Documents. Lesson 8: Increasing Efficiency Using Word. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT EXCEL UNIT. Lesson 1: Excel Basics. Lesson 2: Changing the Appearance of a Worksheet. Lesson 3: Organizing the Worksheet. Lesson 4: Worksheet Formulas. Lesson 5: Function Formulas. Lesson 6: Making the Worksheet Useful. Lesson 7: Working with Multiple Worksheets. Lesson 8: Worksheet Charts. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT ACCESS UNIT. Lesson 1: Access Basics. Lesson 2: Manipulating Data. Lesson 3: Creating and Modifying Forms. Lesson 4: Finding and Ordering Data. Lesson 5: Reports and Macros. Lesson 6: Integrating Access. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT POWERPOINT UNIT. Lesson 1: PowerPoint Basics. Lesson 2: Enhancing PowerPoint Presentation. Lesson 3: Working with Visual Elements. Lesson 4: Expanding on PowerPoint Basics. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT OUTLOOK UNIT. Lesson 1: Outlook Basics and E-mail. Lesson 2: Calendar. Lesson 3: Working with Other Outlook Tools. INTRODUCTORY MICROSOFT PUBLISHER AND MICROSOFT FRONTPAGE UNIT. Lesson 1: Publisher Basics. Lesson 2: FrontPage Basics. CAPSTONE SIMULATION: GREAT DAY LAWN CARE SERVICE. Appendices. A: The Microsoft Office User Specialist Program. B: Windows Basics. C: Computer Concepts. D: Using Microsoft Office XP Speech Recognition.