Enhanced Microsoft® Office 2013: Introductory 1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat
NEW!
Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory 1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat | Steven M. Freund | Corinne Hoisington | Eric Schmieder | Mary Z. Last | Philip J. Pratt | Susan L. Sebok | Joy L. Starks
ISBN-13: 9781305870017 | ISBN-10: 1305870018
© 2017 | Published |  1080  Pages
Previous Editions: 2016

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Discover how to maximize the advantages that the latest version of Microsoft® Office offers with the focused approach found in MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY. This new edition is part of the acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series® that has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students like you. MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY continues the Series’ strong history of innovation with an enhanced learning approach to address your needs, no matter what your learning style. A trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach encourages you to expand your understanding of Microsoft® Office 2016 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. This new edition delivers the most effective educational materials specifically designed to engage, improve retention, and prepare you for success.



    • BOOK OFFERS UNIQUE EMPHASIS ON THE REASONING BEHIND EACH PROCESS. Students go well beyond simply following instructions to accomplish each task. They explore context for their complete projects as they learn the “why” behind each step in the process.
    • ROADMAPS FOR EACH MODULE DETAIL PROGRESS. Helpful Roadmaps within each module visually show students where they are in the process of completing the module project.
    • CONTENT EMPHASIZES CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS. Opportunities to refine critical thinking appear throughout the text within “Consider This” sections, thought-provoking questions, and problem-solving activities. Numerous end-of-module activities engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they learn to create their own solutions.
    • BOOK ENCOURAGES PERSONALIZATION. This edition asks students to incorporate personal detail in their solutions for every module project and assignment to ensure that each student’s solution will be unique.
    • NEW WORD MODULE INTRODUCES THE LATEST STRENGTHS OF WORD 2016. This edition provides new hands-on module projects and effective introductions to the important features new to Word 2016, including Smart Lookup button and Insights task pane.
    • NEW POWERPOINT® MODULE HIGHLIGHTS THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURES IN THE LATEST VERSION. Your students work with new projects and exercises that emphasize the topics that are most relevant in their lives. This edition expands explanation of usage of inserting and formatting shapes.
    • NEW EXCEL MODULE EMPHASIZES PRATICAL USES FOR NEW FEATURES. An updated project teaches students how to create a personal budget. It also addresses chart types and functions that are new to Excel 2016.
    • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDE A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Fun, hands-on activities ensure active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.
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  • Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. In addition to consulting in the field, she was an 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 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.

    Steven M. Freund attended the University of Central Florida and serves as a leader instructor of various Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, programming, and Internet technology courses throughout Central Florida. An integral author for the successful Shelly Cashman Series since 2001, he has presented at the annual customer conference, the Shelly Cashman Series Institute, as well as other customer events. Mr. Freund has co-authored multiple editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, Mozilla Firefox, Windows® Internet Explorer, Windows®, Office, and Dreamweaver books. He has also written numerous successful instructor supplements.

    Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.

    For over 15 years, Mr. Schmieder has served as a computer technology instructor in adjunct and full-time capacities in curriculum instruction, corporate training, continuing education, economic and workforce development, professional development, small business, and webmaster certificate programs throughout North Carolina. His classroom instruction has served students at NC State University and many schools in the NC Community College System. He is a member of the NC Computer Instructors Association (NCCIA), NC Community College Faculty Association (NCCCFA), Textbook and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and US Distance Learning Association (USDLA). He holds certifications as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Master Specialist and is a regular presenter at local and national conferences.

    Mary Z. Last has taught computer information systems since 1984. She retired from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas, where she served as Associate Professor and the Director of the Center for Effectiveness in Learning and Teaching. Ms. Last is actively involved in the Computing Educator's Oral History Project that encourages young women to pursue careers in math and science. She has been a contributing author to the Shelly Cashman Series since 1992. She also authors many instructor resources for database texts.

    Philip J. Pratt is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Grand Valley State University, where he taught for 33 years. His teaching interests include database management, systems analysis, complex analysis, and discrete mathematics. He has authored more than 75 textbooks and has co-authored three levels of Microsoft® Office Access 2013 books for this popular Shelly Cashman Series and A GUIDE TO SQL.

    Susan L. Sebok is a retired professor at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois. She is also a licensed attorney. Ms. Sebok has co-authored several successful textbooks for the leading Shelly Cashman Series, including multiple versions of Microsoft® PowerPoint® and DISCOVERING COMPUTERS.

    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. In addition to speaking engagements, she hosts the nationally-renowned Tech Camp for Teachers on the IUPUI campus each summer.