ISBN-10:
1285092902
ISBN-13:
2901285092903
Pub. Date:
07/31/2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Computer Concepts and Microsoft Office 2013: Illustrated

Computer Concepts and Microsoft Office 2013: Illustrated

by June Jamrich Parsons

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Computer Concepts and Microsoft Office 2013: Illustrated

Everything you need for your Introduction to Computing course! COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013 ILLUSTRATED delivers the most up-to-date computer concepts and Microsoft Office 2013 skills in an accessible, easy-to-follow format. The Illustrated Series has been praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly layout, which engages both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering application skills and computer concepts quickly and efficiently. Thanks to the Illustrated Series' hallmark 2-page layout, each task is presented in a single view, enabling students to work through an entire process without turning a page. New Learning Outcomes outline the skills covered in each lesson, and larger full-color screens represent exactly what students should see on their own computers. With COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013 ILLUSTRATED, everything your students need is at their fingertips.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901285092903
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/31/2013
Series: Illustrated Series
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 816
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

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 with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons 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.


An esteemed professional and respected author, Dan Oja, along with June Parsons, purchased 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, he and Dr. Parsons opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Dr. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together, they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today, Mr. Oja's and Dr. Parson's team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.


David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows, Livemotion, and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has a variety of teaching and consulting experience in today's computer technology.


Carol M. Cram is the author of more than 35 textbooks on computer applications, business communications, and Internet-related subjects. Ms. Cram was also a long-time faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she served as the Convenor of the Executive Support Program, the Program Consultant for Business and Computers in Continuing Education, and an instructor of business and computer-related courses.


Jennifer Duffy is a freelance author who lives and works in New Hampshire. She has been writing leading texts for Course Technology for more than ten years and has authored previous editions of MICROSOFT WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. Ms. Duffy has worked successfully in the business world as a writer, editor, and public relations liaison. She combines her strong business knowledge and expertise in Word with exceptional writing skills that ensure the clarity of this and each of her other books.

Table of Contents

CONCEPTS: Unit A: Computer and Internet Basics Unit B: Computer Hardware Unit C: Computer Software. Unit D: File Management and Digital Electronics. WINDOWS 8: Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8. Unit B: Understanding File Management. INTERNET EXPLORER 10: Unit A: Getting Started with Internet Explorer MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013: Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013. MICROSOFT WORD 2013: Unit A: Creating Documents with Word 2013. Unit B: Editing Documents. Unit C: Formatting Text and Paragraphs. Unit D: Formatting Documents. MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013: Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2013. Unit B: Working with Formulas and Function. Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet. Unit D: Working with Charts. INTEGRATION: Unit A: Integrating Word and Excel. MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013: Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2013. Unit B: Building and Using Queries. Unit C: Using Forms. Unit D: Using Reports. INTEGRATION: Unit B: Integrating Word, Excel and Access. MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2013: Unit A: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2013. Unit B: Modifying a Presentation. Unit C: Inserting Objects into a Presentation. Unit D: Finishing a Presentation. INTEGRATION: Unit C: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2013: Unit A: Getting Started with Email. Unit B: Managing Information Using Outlook. Appendices: Appendix: Capstone Projects. Appendix: SAM Projects. Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web Apps.

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