Synopses & Reviews
With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of both Open Office™ and Libre Office and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility they offer. Students will learn 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.
About the Author
June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, she opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Getting Started. 2. Creating a Document. 3. Formatting a Document. 4. Finalizing a Document. 5. Creating a Worksheet. 6. Formatting a Worksheet. 7. Finalizing a Worksheet. 8. Creating a Presentation. 9. Finalizing a Presentation. 10. Creating a Database. 11. Finalizing a Database. Projects. Index.