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Overview

With proven pedagogy that emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage, New Perspectives helps students develop the Microsoft Office 2013 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. Updated with all new case-based tutorials, New Perspectives Microsoft Office 2013 continues to engage students in applying skills to real-world situations, making concepts relevant. A new Troubleshoot case problem enhances critical thinking, and a new tutorial on Managing Your Files helps students navigate Windows 8. As always, New Perspectives improves learning outcomes and transference of skills by helping students understand why what they're learning is important.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285167657
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/10/2013
  • Series: New Perspectives Series
  • Edition description: Brief
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 928,227
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.10 (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.

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.

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.

Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book.

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Table of Contents

Exploring the Basics of Windows 8. Managing Your Files. Word Tutorial 1: Creating a Document. Word Tutorial 2: Editing and Formatting a Document. Excel Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Excel. Excel Tutorial 2: Formatting Workbook Text and Data. Excel Tutorial 3: Calculating Data with Formulas and Functions. Access Tutorial 1: Creating a Database. Access Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships. Access Tutorial 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database. PowerPoint Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation. Communicating with Outlook 2013. Appendix A: Introduction to Cloud Computing.

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