Synopses & Reviews
Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer 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 Microsoft Windows 8: Comprehensive, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text 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 Microsoft Windows 8 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.
About the Author
Steven M. Freund attended the University of Central Florida, and has taught various Microsoft Office, computer concepts, programming, and various Internet technology courses in the Central Florida area. Working with the Shelly Cashman Series since 2001, he has presented at the annual customer conference, the Shelly Cashman Series Institute, as well as other customer events. Steven has co-authored multiple editions of Discovering Computers, Mozilla Firefox, Windows Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, and Dreamweaver books, as well as various instructor supplements. Raymond E. Enger is the IT Program Director for the Osceola Campus of Valencia Community College where he has taught classes in computer programming, database design, operating systems, networking, security, and other IT areas since 2001. His background in programming includes C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Perl, ASP, Visual Basic, and the other Visual Studio languages. Ray built the study tool for the last three editions of the Shelly Cashman Series' Systems Analysis and Design book and is also a co-author of the Microsoft Windows Vista series of books. Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows 8. Chapter 2: File and Folder Management. Chapter 3: Personalizing Windows. Chapter 4: Connecting to the Internet. Chapter 5: Working with the Windows Desktop. Chapter 6: Exploring Windows 8 Productivity Apps. Chapter 7: Preparing Your Windows 8 PC Settings. Chapter 8: Using Windows 8 at Work and Home. Chapter 9: Metro Style Digital Media Apps. Appendix A: Creating a Microsoft Account. Appendix B: Windows 8 Security. Appendix C: Introduction to Networking. Appendix D: Maintaining Your Computer.