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Overview


With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. 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 New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133599517
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/9/2012
  • Pages: 1088
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including New Perspectives on Microsoft Word. She began in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ann 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.

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, she opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Kathleen Finnegan is a co-author on New Perspectives on Microsoft Access and has edited and managed many other textbooks on Microsoft applications for Cengage Learning's Course Technology. Kathleen taught various computer courses for corporate training and high-tech companies and developed courseware as a technical writer and editor.

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Table of Contents


CONCEPTS. Essential Computer Concepts. WINDOWS 7. Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 7. Managing Your Files with Windows 7. INTERNET. Browser and E-mail Basics. OFFICE. Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010. WORD 2010. 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 2010. Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel. Tutorial 2: Formatting a Workbook. Tutorial 3: Working with Formulas and Functions. Tutorial 4: Working with Charts and Graphics. INTEGRATION. Tutorial 1: Integrating Word and Excel. ACCESS 2010. Tutorial 1: Creating a Database. Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships. Tutorial 3: Maintaing and Querying a Database. Tutorial 4: Creating Forms and Reports. INTEGRATION. Tutorial 2: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access. POWERPOINT 2010. Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation. Tutorial 2: Applying and Modifying Text and Graphic Objects. INTEGRATION. Tutorial 3: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. INTERNET. Creating Web Pages with Microsoft Office 2010. Appendix A. Tutorial 1: Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows XP. Tutorial 2: Managing Your Files with Windows XP. Appendix B. Capstone Projects. Appendix C. SAM Projects.
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