Prepare your students to master the unprecedented capabilities of Microsoft Office 2007 with the New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2007, First Course,Windows Vista Edition! With our critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the software and will learn how to capitalize on the flexibility it offers. The case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With the New Perspectives Series approach, students understand why they're learning what they're learning, and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
Ms. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including New Perspectives on Microsoft Word. She began a career in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Shaffer holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.
Kathleen Finnegan is a co-author on New Perspectives on Microsoft Access and has edited and managed many other successful textbooks on Microsoft applications for Cengage Learning's Course Technology. She has taught various computer courses for corporate training and high-tech companies and has developed courseware as both a technical writer and editor, with over 20 years of experience in this field.
Joseph J. Adamski spent 12 years as a computer professional at aerospace and financial services companies and is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Grand Valley State University. He has worked as a computer professional and educator for over 40 years with a special interest in database management and personal uses of databases.
Roy Ageloff has taught courses in computer programming, database design and development, accounting information systems, and office productivity software at the University of Rhode Island and has written textbooks in programming languages, database software, and spreadsheet applications. He is a business consultant and teacher at Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona.
Essential Computer Concepts Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows Vista Managing Your Files Browser and E-mail Basics Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007 Word 2007 Tutorial 1: Creating a Document Tutorial 2: Editing and Formatting a Document Tutorial 3: Creating a Multiple-Page Report Tutorial 4: Desktop Publishing and Mail Merge Excel 2007 Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel Tutorial 2: Designing a Workbook Tutorial 3: Working with Formulas and Functions Tutorial 4: Creating Charts and Graphics Integration Tutorial 1: Integrating Word and Excel Access 2007 Tutorial 1: Creating a Database Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships Tutorial 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database Tutorial 4: Creating Forms and Reports Integration Tutorial 2: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access PowerPoint 2007 Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation Tutorial 2: Applying and Modifying Text and Graphic Objects Integration Tutorial 3: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint Creating Web Pages with Microsoft Office 2007