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 Windows Vista, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Windows Vista: Comprehensive 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 Windows Vista operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Microsoft Windows Vista: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques provides a project-based, step-by-step approach to learning the Windows Vista operating system.
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. Steven M. Freund went to school at 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 several versions 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.
Table of Contents
1. Fundamentals of Using Microsoft Windows Vista 2. Working on the Windows Vista Desktop 3. File and Folder Management 4. Communicating Over the Internet 5. Modifying Your Desktop Work Environment 6. Customizing Your Computer Using Control Panel 7. Advanced File and Web Searching 8. Mastering Digital Media: Audio and Video files 9. Mastering Digital Media: Picture Files Appendices A: Comparison of the New Features of Windows Vista Editions B: Windows Vista Security Features C: Networking in Windows Vista D: Maintaining Your Computer