Synopses & Reviews
With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
Market leading text, NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICRSOFT OFFICE WORD 2007 now comes with video! The tutorial videos focus on the most important or difficult concepts and skills, helping students better engage in and retain information. With the text's critical thinking, case-based approach students understand why they're learning what they're learning, and are prepared to easily transfer skills to new situations.
About the Author
S. Scott Zimmerman obtained a Ph.D. from Florida State University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. He is currently a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and has published many scientific papers, computer articles, and computer programming and applications software books. Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including New Perspectives on Microsoft Word. She began in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ann holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Katherine T. Pinard has over 20 years experience writing and editing books about computers and applications. She has co-authored or contributed to ten books published by Course Technology and has edited over 50 titles for the company, as well as numerous titles for other publishers. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three children.
Table of Contents
Managing Your Files. Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007. Tutorial 1: Creating a Document. Tutorial 2: Editing and Formatting a Document. Tutorial 3: Creating a Multiple-Page Report. Tutorial 4: Desktop Publishing and Mail Merge. Tutorial 5: Working with Templates and Outlines. Tutorial 6: Using Mail Merge. Tutorial 7: Collaborating with Others and Creating Web Pages. Tutorial 8: Customizing Word and Automating Your Work. Tutorial 9: Creating On-Screen Forms Using Advanced Table Techniques. Tutorial 10: Managing Long Documents. Additional Cases.