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For use in the Office Applications course. This book is also suitable for students and individuals seeking an introduction to Microsoft Word 2013.

The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly defined projects.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning: MyITLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Engage Students with a Project-Based Approach: GO!’s project-based approach teaches students to solve real problems as they practice and learn the features.
  • Motivate Students with Clear Instruction: Based on professor and student feedback, this text has been designed to offer clear instruction for full student comprehension.
  • Teach the Course You Want in Less Time: The GO! series’ one-of-a kind instructional system provides you with everything you need to prepare for class, teach the material, and assess your students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133349337
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/28/2013
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Brief
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 665,434
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction to Microsoft Office 2013 Features

Project 1A Note Form

Objective 1 Use File Explorer to Download, Extract, and Locate Files and Folders

Activity 1.01 Using File Explorer to Download, Extract, and Locate Files and Folders

Objective 2 Use Start Search to Locate and Start a Microsoft Office 2013 Desktop App

Activity 1.02 Using Start Search to Locate and Start a Microsoft Office 2013 Desktop App

Objective 3 Enter, Edit, and Check the Spelling of Text in an Office 2013 Program

Activity 1.03 Entering and Editing Text in an Office 2013 Program

Activity 1.04 Checking Spelling

Objective 4 Perform Commands from a Dialog Box

Activity 1.05 Performing Commands from a Dialog Box

Activity 1.06 Using Undo

Objective 5 Create a Folder and Name and Save a File

Activity 1.07 Creating a Folder and Naming and Saving a File

Objective 6 Insert a Footer, Add Document Properties, Print a File, and Close a Desktop App

Activity 1.08 Inserting a Footer, Inserting Document Info, and Adding Document Properties

Activity 1.09 Printing a File and Closing a Desktop App

Project 1B Memo

Objective 7 Open an Existing File and Save It with a New Name

Activity 1.10 Opening an Existing File and Saving It with a New Name

More Knowledge Read-only

Objective 8 Sign In to Office and Explore Options for a Microsoft Office Desktop App

Activity 1.11 Signing In to Office and Viewing Application Options

Objective 9 Perform Commands from the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar

Activity 1.12 Performing Commands from and Customizing the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar

More Knowledge Customizing the Ribbon

Activity 1.13 Minimizing and Using the Keyboard to Control the Ribbon

Objective 10 Apply Formatting in Office Programs

Activity 1.14 Changing Page Orientation and Zoom Level

More Knowledge Zooming to Page Width

Activity 1.15 Formatting Text by Using Fonts, Alignment, Font Colors, and Font Styles

Activity 1.16 Using Format Painter

Activity 1.17 Using Keyboard Shortcuts and Using the Clipboard to Copy, Cut, and Paste

Objective 11 Compress Files and Use the Microsoft Office 2013 Help System

Activity 1.18 Compressing Files

Activity 1.19 Using the Microsoft Office 2013 Help System in Excel

Objective 12 Install Apps for Office and Create a Microsoft Account

Activity 1.20 Installing Apps for Office

Activity 1.21 Creating a Microsoft Account

Summary, GO! Learn It Online

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Word Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Chapter 1 Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013

Project 1A Flyer

Objective 1 Create a New Document and Insert Text

Activity 1.01 Starting a New Word Document

More Knowledge Word’s Default Settings Are Easier to Read Online

Activity 1.02 Inserting Text from Another Document

Objective 2 Insert and Format Graphics

Activity 1.03 Formatting Text by Using Text Effects

More Knowledge Clear Existing Formatting

Activity 1.04 Inserting Pictures

Activity 1.05 Wrapping Text around a Picture Using Layout Options

Activity 1.06 Resizing Pictures and Using Live Layout

Activity 1.07 Moving a Picture

Activity 1.08 Applying Picture Effects

Activity 1.09 Applying Artistic Effects

Activity 1.10 Adding a Page Border

Objective 3 Insert and Modify Text Boxes and Shapes

Activity 1.11 Inserting, Sizing, and Positioning a Shape

Activity 1.12 Typing Text in a Shape and Formatting a Shape

Activity 1.13 Inserting a Text Box

Activity 1.14 Sizing and Positioning a Text Box and Formatting a Text Box Using Shape Styles

Objective 4 Preview and Print a Document

Activity 1.15 Adding a File Name to the Footer by Inserting a Field

Activity 1.16 Adding Document Properties and Previewing and Printing a Document

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create a Flyer in Word Web App

Activity Creating a Flyer in the Word Web App

Project 1B Information Handout

Objective 5 Change Document and Paragraph Layout

Activity 1.17 Setting Margins

Activity 1.18 Aligning Text

Activity 1.19 Changing Line Spacing

Activity 1.20 Indenting Text

Activity 1.21 Adding Space Before and After Paragraphs

Objective 6 Create and Modify Lists

Activity 1.22 Creating a Bulleted List

Activity 1.23 Creating a Numbered List

More Knowledge To End a List

Activity 1.24 Customizing Bullets

Objective 7 Set and Modify Tab Stops

Activity 1.25 Setting Tab Stops

Activity 1.26 Modifying Tab Stops

Objective 8 Insert a SmartArt Graphic and an Online Video

Activity 1.27 Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 1.28 Sizing and Formatting a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 1.29 Inserting an Online Video

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create a Handout in the Word Web App

Activity Creating a Handout in the Word Web App

GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using the Exchange Online Outlook Meeting Tool to Collaborate

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, GO! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review

Mastering Word


GO! Think

Chapter 2 Using Tables and Templates to Create Resumes and Cover Letters

Project 2A Resume

Objective 1 Create a Table

Activity 2.01 Creating a Table by Defining Table Dimensions

Activity 2.02 Typing Text in a Table

Activity 2.03 Inserting Text from a File and Removing Blank Paragraphs

Activity 2.04 Creating Bulleted Lists in a Table

Objective 2 Format a Table

Activity 2.05 Changing the Width of Table Columns and Using AutoFit

More Knowledge Changing Column Widths

Activity 2.06 Using One-Click Row/Column Insertion to Modify Table Dimensions

Activity 2.07 Merging Table Cells

Activity 2.08 Setting Tabs in a Table

Activity 2.09 Modifying Fonts in a Table and Using Spacing After

Activity 2.10 Modifying Table Borders and Using Spacing Before

More Knowledge View Gridlines in a Table

More Knowledge Convert Text to a Table

Objective 3 Present a Word Document Online

Activity 2.11 Presenting a Word Document Online

More Knowledge Convert a Table to Text

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Edit a Resume in Word Web App

Activity Editing a Resume in Word Web App

Project 2B Cover Letter, Reference List, and Envelope

Objective 4 Create a Custom Word Template

Activity 2.12 Changing the Document Style Set for Paragraph Spacing and Applying a Bottom Border to a Paragraph

Activity 2.13 Saving a Document as a Custom Word Template

Activity 2.14 Creating a Cover Letter from a Custom Word Template

Objective 5 Correct and Reorganize Text

Activity 2.15 Adding AutoCorrect Entries

Activity 2.16 Inserting the Current Date and Creating a Cover Letter

Activity 2.17 Finding and Replacing Text

Activity 2.18 Selecting and Moving Text to a New Location

Activity 2.19 Inserting a Table into a Document and Applying a Table Style

More Knowledge Configure Cell Margins in a Table

Objective 6 Use the Proofing Options and Print an Envelope

Activity 2.20 Checking for Spelling and Grammar Errors

Activity 2.21 Using the Thesaurus

Activity 2.22 Addressing and Printing an Envelope

Objective 7 Create a Document Using a Predesigned Microsoft Template

Activity 2.23 Locating and Opening a Template

Activity 2.24 Replacing Template Placeholder Text and Removing Controls

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create a Table in Word Web App

Activity Creating a Table in Word Web App

GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using Lync to Collaborate by Using a Video Call

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, GO! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review

Mastering Word


GO! Think

Chapter 3 Creating Research Papers, Newsletters, and Merged Mailing Labels

Project 3A Research Paper

Objective 1 Create a Research Paper

Activity 3.01 Formatting the Spacing and First-Page Information for a Research Paper

More Knowledge Creating a Document Heading for a Research Paper

More Knowledge Creating a Bookmark

Activity 3.02 Formatting the Page Numbering and Paragraph Indents for a Research Paper

More Knowledge Suppressing the Page Number on the First Page of a Document

Objective 2 Insert Footnotes in a Research Paper

Activity 3.03 Inserting Footnotes

More Knowledge Using Symbols Rather Than Numbers for Notes

Activity 3.04 Modifying a Footnote Style

Objective 3 Create Citations and a Bibliography in a Research Paper

Activity 3.05 Adding Citations for a Book

Activity 3.06 Editing Citations

Activity 3.07 Adding Citations for a Website

More Knowledge Including URLs of Web Sources

Activity 3.08 Inserting Page Breaks

Activity 3.09 Creating a Reference Page

Activity 3.10 Managing and Modifying Sources for a Document

Activity 3.11 Using the Navigation Pane to Go to a Specific Page

Activity 3.12 Managing Document Properties

Objective 4 Use Read Mode and PDF Reflow

Activity 3.13 Using Read Mode

Activity 3.14 Using PDF Reflow

More Knowledge Inserting Watermarks

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Insert a Link and Highlight Text in a Word Web App Document

Activity Inserting a Link and Highlighting a Text Selection

Project 3B Newsletter with Mailing Labels

Objective 5 Format a Multiple-Column Newsletter

Activity 3.15 Changing One Column of Text to Two Columns

Activity 3.16 Formatting Multiple Columns

More Knowledge Justifying Column Text

Activity 3.17 Inserting a Column Break

Activity 3.18 Inserting an Online Picture

Activity 3.19 Cropping a Picture and Resizing a Picture by Scaling

Activity 3.20 Setting Transparent Color and Recoloring a Picture

Activity 3.21 Adjusting the Brightness and Contrast of a Picture

Activity 3.22 Applying a Border to a Picture and Flipping a Picture

Activity 3.23 Inserting a Screenshot

Objective 6 Use Special Character and Paragraph Formatting

Activity 3.24 Applying the Small Caps Font Effect

Activity 3.25 Inserting Symbols and Special Characters

Activity 3.26 Adding Borders and Shading to a Paragraph and Inserting a Manual Line Break

Objective 7 Create Mailing Labels Using Mail Merge

Activity 3.27 Starting the Mail Merge Wizard Template

Activity 3.28 Completing the Mail Merge Wizard

Activity 3.29 Sorting Mail Merge Results

GO! with Office Web Apps.

Objective Format a Single-Column Newsletter in Word Web App

Activity Formatting a Single-Column Newsletter

GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using a Team Site to Collaborate

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, GO! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review

Mastering Word


GO! Think

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