Microsoft® Publisher 2013: Comprehensive 1st Edition
Joy L. Starks
ISBN-13: 9781285167275 | ISBN-10: 1285167279
© 2014 | Published |  904  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780538475983

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Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series® books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series® continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students.

  • Office 2013 and Windows 8: Essential Concepts and Skills.
    Office 365 Essentials.
    1. Creating a Flyer.
    2. Publishing a Trifold Brochure.
    3. Designing a Newsletter.
    4. Creating a Custom Publication from Scratch.
    5. Using Business Information Sets.
    6. Working with Publisher Tables.
    7. Advanced Formatting and Merging Publications with Data.
    8. Generating Data-Driven Catalogs.
    9. Sharing and Distributing Publications.
    10. Editing Large-Scale Publications.
    11. Creating an Interactive Web Site.

    • Step-by-step, screen by screen approach presents students with explanatory and navigational information when they need to know it, and addresses all learning styles to help students retain and apply skills in their personal and professional lives.
    • Proven pedagogy with an emphasis on project planning frames each chapter around a practical problem to be solved, and encourages critical thinking about how to proceed at various points in the chapter.
    • Extensive end-of-chapter activities provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities for students to apply and expand their skills.
    • Now, when students complete projects they are told WHY each step in the process is necessary, in addition to being told what they will be doing and how to accomplish each task.
    • New mini-roadmaps are provided throughout each chapter, visually showing students where they are in the process of completing the chapter project.
    • Critical thinking has been expanded throughout the text. Consider This boxes throughout each chapter provide thought-provoking questions and problem-solving activities. Chapter-ending Consider This: Plan Ahead boxes and Consider This: Your Turn assignments engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create their own solutions. Plus, every student assignment ends with a question that requires students' thoughts and opinions.
    • New emphasis on personalization asks students to include a personal detail in their solutions to every chapter project and assignment, ensuring that each student solution will be unique.
    • New lab on integrating Cloud and Web technologies with Microsoft Publisher challenges students to use general guidelines to learn and investigate independently.
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  • Joy L. Starks is a Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She has written chapters in several of the Shelly Cashman Series Office books and authored the Photoshop, Java Programming, and Microsoft Publisher series of books. As well as speaking engagements, she also hosts the nationally-renowned Tech Camp for Teachers on the IUPUI campus each summer.