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New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Brief 1st Edition
Patrick Carey | Dan Oja | June Jamrich Parsons | Katherine T. Pinard | Robin M. Romer | Lisa Ruffolo | Ann Shaffer | Mark Shellman | Sasha Vodnik
ISBN-13: 9781305879188 | ISBN-10: 130587918X
© 2017 | Published |  608  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781285167657

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Develop the Microsoft® Office 2016 skills you need to be successful in college and beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: BRIEF. Updated with all-new case scenarios, this edition clearly applies the skills you are learning to real-world situations to make concepts even more relevant. New Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help you learn to use each app. NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: BRIEF demonstrates the importance of what you’re learning while strengthening your skills and helping you transfer skills to other applications and disciplines for further success.



    • BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. These practical case scenarios throughout the module provide a real-world context in which students can apply the concepts and skills they have mastered.
    • VISUAL OVERVIEWS PROVIDE A GRAPHICAL PREVIEW OF EACH MODULE’S CONTENT. These two-page spreads at the start of each module session visually examine the tasks and elements covered in the module. Students can use these as study guides before quizzes and tests.
    • PROSKILLS BOXES CONNECT MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016 CONCEPTS TO CAREER SUCCESS. These helpful features emphasize the relevance of the Office skills students are learning by providing guidance on how to use the software most effectively in professional situations.
    • KEY STEPS DRAW STUDENTS’ ATTENTION TO CRITICAL POINTS. These Key Steps help students pay close attention to completing the each step correctly and avoiding time-consuming rework
    • UPDATES REFLECT THE NEW FEATURES IN MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016. This concise edition introduces all of the latest enhancements in the most recent version of Microsoft® Office to ensure your students are prepared when they enter the workforce.
    • NEW CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. These practical case scenarios for module and end-of-module exercises, including Review Assignments and Case Problems help students apply skills and concepts to real-world situations.
    • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR SCHOOL AND WORK MODULE PROVIDES A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by well-known technology author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.
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  • Mr. 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. Today, Mr. Carey has authored or co-authored more than 20 leading academic and trade texts for the software industry.

    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.

    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.

    Katherine T. Pinard has more than 25 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to over 20 successful books and has edited or managed more than 60 titles. She is MOS certified in Word and PowerPoint.

    Over the past 25 years, Robin M. Romer has focused on writing and editing books about computing, including computer applications, Web design and development, and service desks. In 2001, Robin sold her successful imprint, Acada Books, to return to her roots and concentrate on hands-on writing and editing. She has authored and contributed to more than 30 books and edited more than 50 titles.

    Lisa Ruffolo has been a technical writer and editor for over 20 years, with a recent emphasis on operating systems. She also teaches professional development courses in technical writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an avid gardener in her free time.

    Ms. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT® WORD. She began a career in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Shaffer holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Dr. Mark Shellman, Ed.D., is an instructor and the Chair of the of the Information Technology Department at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. A recent winner of the Instructor of the Year award at Gaston, Mark prides himself on being an excellent teacher and helping students succeed. Mark has been teaching information technology for over thirty years.

    Sasha Vodnik is a web developer and author with over 15 years of experience creating web content and writing about it. He enjoys the challenge of keeping on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web, as well as explaining how to write clean, powerful code in languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.