Exploring Microsoft Office 2007 Computing Concepts Getting Started / Edition 1

Exploring Microsoft Office 2007 Computing Concepts Getting Started / Edition 1

by Robert Grauer, Lynn Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132350564

ISBN-13: 9780132350563

Pub. Date: 08/16/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The Exploring series helps students master the How and Why of performing tasks in Office to gain a greater understanding of how to use the individual applications together to solve business problems. Exploring titles feature Perfect pages where every step of every hands-on exercise as well as every end-of-chapter problem begins on a new page and has its own screen

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Overview

The Exploring series helps students master the How and Why of performing tasks in Office to gain a greater understanding of how to use the individual applications together to solve business problems. Exploring titles feature Perfect pages where every step of every hands-on exercise as well as every end-of-chapter problem begins on a new page and has its own screen shot to make it easier to follow. Each chapter contains Hands-on Exercises, Capstone Exercises, and Mini-Cases for practicing and reviewing skills acquired.

Ideal for students and individuals seeking a comprehensive introduction to computer concepts for Microsoft Office 2007.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132350563
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/16/2007
Series:
Custom PHIT: the Pearson Custom Program for CIS Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.39(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.13(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Computing Concepts

Objectives Case Study: Peaches 'n Cream Orchard

Computer Shopping

Understanding Computer Componenets and Computer Types

Select an Operating System

Select a Processor

Select Random Access Memory

Select a Hard Drive

Choose Between a Laptop and Desktop Computer

Acquiring a Computer

Purchace from a Local Computer Store or Retail Outlet

Purchase from an Online Retailer

Purchase from an Auction Web Site

Purchase a New or Refurbished Computer

Computer Networking and Security

Evaluating Security Software

Use Antivirus Software

Use Antispyware Software

Use a Firewall

Protect Against Phishing Attacks

Understanding Home Networking

Identify Networking Hardware and Software

Understand Bluetooth Technology

Accessing the Internet

Connect with Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

Connect with Cable

Connect with Satellite

Internal Computer Storage

Understanding Bits and Bytes

Identifyuing Character Coding

Understand the ASCII Character Set

Understand Unicode

Input, Output, and Storage Devices

Identifying Input Devices

Use a Keyboard

Use a Mouse

Identify Other Input Devices

Identifying Output Devices

Use a Monitor

Use a Printer

Identifying Storage Devices

Use a Hard Disk

Use a CD and DVD

Use a USB Drive

Windows Vista and Windows XP

Customizing Windows Vista and Windows XP

Use the Control Panel

Understand Plug and Play

Managing Folders and Files

Work with Windows Explorer

Save a file

Productivity Software

Identifying Types of Productivity Software

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Works

Online Software

Acquiring Software

Summary

Key Terms

Multiple Choice

Glossary

Multiple Choice Answer Key

Index

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