Microsoft Windows 8: Illustrated Introductory

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Overview

Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY equips your students with Windows 8 knowledge using its hallmark 2-page spread format. This practical, user-friendly design makes learning accessible by allowing students to see an entire task in one view. MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY is streamlined into eight units to get students up and running with the latest features of Windows 8, including the new user interface, working with the Charms bar, starting an app, working with windows, managing files, and more!

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Editorial Reviews

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"I like the very user-friendly approach and layout of the Illustrated book, as well as the pedagogy - the review skills and concepts. The students are reading and using the extra tips and information in the margins, which is a surprise to me because with the previous book I used they were overwhelmed by too much information. This 'hits it'."

"My custom Illustrated books cover the material well. My students tell me that they are written in a way they can understand. The books give excellent material but leaves the instructor room for innovative projects. The exercises are great learning tools. When the students tell me they are reading the text, I know we have made a good choice."

"Very user-friendly for students. Good graphics and activities. Provides the concepts in a way students understand."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285170220
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/25/2013
  • Series: Illustrated Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 389,833
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.

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Table of Contents

A: Introducing Windows 8. B: Working with Windows Apps. C: Getting and Sharing Information Apps. D: Working with Windows Media Apps. E: Managing Files and Folders in the Desktop. F: Customizing Windows. G: Managing Windows Security. H: Managing Windows Devices.

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