DISCOVERING COMPUTERS & MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007: A FUNDAMENTAL COMBINED APPROACH is designed to provide you with everything you need for your Intro to Computers course in one book. This new offering from the Shelly Cashman Series combines the best selling Discovering computers computer concepts material with Microsoft Office 2007 applications content to provide you with a single offering for your Intro to computers Course.
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.
Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.
Discovering Computers Fundamentals. 1. Introduction to Computers. Special Feature 1: Living Digitally. 2. Internet & World Wide Web. Special Feature 2: Making Use of the Web. 3. Application Software. Special Feature 3: Digital Video Technology. 4. Operating Systems and Utility Programs. Special Feature 4: Digital Communications. 5. Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy. Special Feature 5: Buyer's Guide 2011: How to Purchase Computers and Mobile Devices. Quiz Yourself Answers Microsoft Office 2007. Microsoft Windows Vista. Introduction to Windows Vista. Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 8. Introduction to Windows Internet Explorer. Microsoft Word 2007. 1. Creating and Editing a Word Document. 2. Creating a Research Paper. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. 1. Creating and Editing a Presentation. 2. Creating a Presentation with Illustrations and Shapes. Microsoft Excel 2007. 1. Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart. 2. Formulas, Functions, Formatting, and Web Queries. Microsoft Access 2007. 1. Creating and Using a Database. 2. Querying a Database. Microsoft Office 2007 Integration. 1. Integrating Office 2007 Applications and the World Wide Web. Appendix A: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007. Appendix B: Help. Appendix C: Customizing Microsoft Office 2007.