Enhanced Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2013: A Combined Fundamental Approach / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Combining computer concepts material from the best-selling Discovering Computers and step-by-step instruction on Office applications from Microsoft Office 2013, ENHANCED DISCOVERING COMPUTERS & MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013: A COMBINED FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH delivers the best of Shelly Cashman Series in one book for your Introduction to Computers course. For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. We're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to engage students in more critical thought, personalization, and experimentation with Office 2013 software. In addition, computer concepts content has been fully updated and revised to reflect the evolving needs of Introductory Computing students, and focus solely on what they really need to know to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students.
About the Author
Misty E. Vermaat offers more than 25 years of leading experience in the field of computer and information technology. In addition to consulting in the field, she has served as Associate Professor at Purdue University - Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design and programming courses. Since 1990, Ms. Vermaat has led the development of the popular Shelly Cashman Series and has written or co-authored numerous series textbooks, including many editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS and Microsoft Word books.
Table of Contents
Student Success Guide. Digital Literacy: Introducing a World of Technology. The Internet: Accessing, Searching, Sharing, and Communicating. Computers and Mobile Devices: Evaluating the Possibilities. Programs and Apps: Using Software at Work, School, and Home. Digital Safety and Security: Identifying Threats, Issues, and Defenses. Office 2013 and Windows 8: Essential Concepts and Skills. Office 365 Essentials. WORD 2013: 1. Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture. 2. Creating a Research Paper with References and Sources. 3. Creating a Business Letter with a Letterhead and Table. POWERPOINT 2013: 1. Creating and Editing a Presentation with Pictures. 2. Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Shapes, and WordArt. 3. Reusing a Presentation and Adding Media and Animation. EXCEL 2013: 1. Creating a Worksheet and a Chart. 2. Formulas, Functions, and Formatting. 3. Working with Large Worksheets, Charting, and What-If Analysis. ACCESS 2013: 1. Databases and Database Objects: An Introduction. 2. Querying a Database. Appendix A: SAM Projects. Appendix B: Capstone Projects. Appendix C: MOS Certification. Index. Quick Reference.