Technology for Success and Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft®Office 365 & Office 2019,
1st Edition

Sandra Cable, Jennifer T. Campbell, Mark Ciampa, Barbara Clemens, Steven M. Freund, Mark Frydenberg, Ralph Hooper, Ellen Monk, Lisa Ruffolo, Susan L. Sebok, Joy L. Starks, Misty E. Vermaat

ISBN-13: 9780357026380
Copyright 2020 | Published
976 pages | List Price: USD $225.95

Master the latest version of Microsoft® Office and take advantage of today's ever-changing world of technology with TECHNOLOGY FOR SUCCESS AND SHELLY CASHMAN SERIES MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365® & OFFICE 2019. Part of the highly acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series that has introduced computer skills to millions of students like you, this edition offers a proven approach that's effective, no matter what your learning style. Meaningful topics within manageable lessons demonstrate how to apply concepts to your academic, professional, and personal lives. A step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach guides you in expanding your understanding of Microsoft® Office 2019 through experimentation, critical thought and personalization. Updated activities, case scenarios and an emphasis on employability demonstrate the importance of what you're learning as you master the keys to using Microsoft® Office 2019 effectively and become a user of today's technology.


Concepts 1: Impact of Technology.
Concepts 2: The Web.
Concepts 3: Computer Hardware.
Concepts 4: Operating Systems and File Management.
Concepts 5: Software and Apps.
Concepts 6: Security and Safety.
Word 1: Creating and Modifying a Flyer.
Word 2: Creating a Research Paper.
Word 3: Creating a Business Letter.
PPT 1: Creating and Editing Presentations with Pictures.
PPT 2: Enhancing Presentations with Shapes and SmartArt.
PPT 3: Inserting WordArt, Charts, and Tables.
Excel 1: Creating a Worksheet and a Chart.
Excel 2: Formulas, Functions, and Formatting.
Excel 3: Working with Large Worksheets, Charting, and What-If Analysis.
Access 1: Databases and Database Objects: An Intro.
Access 2: Querying a Database.
Access 3: Maintaining a Database.

  • Sandra Cable

    Sandra Cable is the author and co-author of numerous books with Course Technology, including both introductory and advanced levels of Microsoft Excel and Access. In addition to working full time for an international corporation in Dallas, she volunteers to teach at seminars and in classrooms, sharing her simple, proven approaches for mastering today's computer applications. She holds a Ph.D. in education from Texas A&M University-Commerce.

  • Jennifer T. Campbell

    Jennifer T. Campbell has written and co-authored several other leading technology texts, including TECHNOLOGY FOR SUCCESS, DISCOVERING THE INTERNET, WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, MICROSOFT EXPRESSION WEB INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES, COMPUTER LITERACY BASICS: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007 COMPANION and MICROSOFT OFFICE QUICK REFERENCE POCKET GUIDE. For over 25 years, she has served integral roles in computer educational publishing as an editor, author and marketing manager. She holds a B.A. in English from The College of William and Mary.

  • Mark Ciampa

    Dr. Mark Ciampa is a professor of information systems in the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Prior to this current role, he served as an associate professor and the director of academic computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee, for 20 years. Dr. Ciampa has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. He has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written more than 25 technology textbooks, including COMPTIA CYSA+ GUIDE TO CYBERSECURITY ANALYST; SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS; SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICAL SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD; CWNA GUIDE TO WIRELESS LANS and GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. Dr. Ciampa holds a Ph.D. in technology management with a specialization in digital communication systems from Indiana State University and has certifications in security and healthcare.

  • Barbara Clemens

    Barbara Clemens has been a writer, editor, software product manager and instructor for more than 30 years. She has worked with Addison-Wesley Publishing, Course Technology and Cengage Learning. Ms. Clemens has edited and written numerous leading Microsoft® Office and Microsoft® Windows textbooks and has created instructional videos and online courses for MS Office.

  • Steven M. Freund

    Steven M. Freund serves as a lead 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 and other customer events. Freund has co-authored multiple editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, Mozilla Firefox, Windows® Internet Explorer, Windows® Office and Dreamweaver books. In addition, he has written numerous successful instructor supplements. He attended the University of Central Florida.

  • Mark Frydenberg

    Mark Frydenberg is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He also serves as the Director of the CIS Sandbox, Bentley’s technology social learning space, which prepares students to succeed in their CIS courses and to thrive in a technology-driven business world. Professor Frydenberg teaches courses in technology concepts, Python and technology trends. His research focuses on digital literacy, collaborative learning and pedagogies for engaging students with technology. Professor Frydenberg has presented at academic and applied technology conferences and events throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is also an author of several editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, and he authored WEB 2.0 CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS in the popular Shelly Cashman Series.

  • Ralph Hooper

    Ralph Hooper has more than 30 years of teaching experience in mathematics and computer science at the university level. His professional interests include data science, machine learning, and computational thinking.

  • Ellen Monk

    Ellen F. Monk is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware. Her areas of interest encompass enterprise resource planning systems and undergraduate MIS education, including databases, advanced spreadsheets and data analytics. Dr. Monk holds a B.S. in chemical engineering, an M.B.A., and a Ph.D. in MIS.

  • Lisa Ruffolo

    Lisa Ruffolo has served as a technical writer and editor for more than 30 years. She is pursuing an emphasis in operating systems and digital literacy. She has edited top-selling books in the fields of introduction to computing, Microsoft Office, PC repair and computer programming.

  • Susan L. Sebok

    Susan L. Sebok is a retired professor at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois. She also is a licensed attorney. Working with the leading Shelly Cashman Series® since 1993, she has co-authored several successful textbooks, including multiple versions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS and Microsoft® PowerPoint® books. She holds both Master of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees.

  • Joy L. Starks

    Joy Starks has taught at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis for 20 years. She has written chapters in several of the best-selling Shelly Cashman Series Office books and has authored the Photoshop, Java Programming, and Microsoft® Publisher series of books. She speaks and presents at various conferences, seminars and forums across the U.S.

  • Misty E. Vermaat

    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.

  • UPDATED END-OF-MODULE CONTENT REINFORCES KEY SKILLS IN MICROSOFT OFFICE 2019. All practice activities in this edition, including Apply Your Knowledge, Extend Your Knowledge, Expand Your Knowledge and In the Lab, are now revised and updated to reflect the latest MS Office enhancements. Students gain the critical practice they need to strengthen their MS Office 2019 skills.

  • UPDATED ONLINE SAM RESOURCES REINFORCE THE LATEST OFFICE 2019 FEATURES. This edition's SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) provides new training, updated exams and expanded online projects with more opportunities to practice the latest updates in MS Office 2019. SAM now offers Textbook Projects for introductory, intermediate and advanced modules with icons in the printed book that indicate when to work with these projects. SAM also provides additional end-of-module projects, which are auto-graded versions of the case problems found at the end of each module in the printed book.

  • NEW CRITICAL-THINKING CHALLENGES ENGAGE STUDENTS AND REFINE DECISION MAKING SKILLS. In captivating, realistic scenarios where they serve as decision makers, students learn to navigate real challenges they are likely to encounter when using technology in their person, academic or professional lives.

  • THIS EDITION INTEGRATES NEW RSS FEEDS TO ENSURE STUDENTS REVIEW THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. New RSS feeds provide the latest technology news to connect the content of your course to daily life Students clearly see the impact of today's technology on their personal lives, the economy and society.

  • STRONGER EMPHASIS ON EMPLOYABILITY HIGHLIGHTS NEW CASE SCENARIOS DEMONSTRATING MS OFFICE SKILLS IN THE WORKPLACE. This new edition clearly demonstrates the relevance and importance of MS Office skills for those in today's workforce. The book demonstrates how these skills enhance professionalism and can open additional career opportunities. All-new case scenarios reflect the most prominent industries hiring professionals with Microsoft Office-specific, application-based skills.

  • MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING SOLUTION PROPELS STUDENTS FROM MEMORIZATION TO MASTERY. You have the flexibility to control and re-orient learning as MindTap's engaging content challenges students with detailed readings and SAM training, exams and projects. MindTap powers your students to move from mere memorization to mastery, while giving you the option to customize material.

  • PROVEN LEARNING APPROACH ENCOURAGES PERSONALIZATION AND APPLICATION. This edition's unique approach asks students to incorporate personal detail into their solutions for every module project and assignment. This ensures that each student’s solution will be distinctive. This approach further emphasizes the relevance of the material students are learning.

  • UNIQUE EMPHASIS HIGHLIGHTS THE RATIONALE BEHIND EACH MS OFFICE PROCESS. Your students' learning extends well beyond simply following the instructions to accomplish each task. Students carefully examine the context for their projects, which guides them in learning the “why” behind each step in the process.

  • HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES EMPHASIZE CRITICAL-THINKING SKILLS. The authors provide numerous opportunities for students to refine important critical-thinking skills throughout this edition. “Consider This” sections, thought-provoking questions and problem-solving activities challenge student thinking. In addition, end-of-module activities engage students in critical-thinking and problem-solving skills as they learn to create their own solutions.

  • CALLOUTS HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANT PARTS OF EVERY SCREENSHOT TO ENSURE UNDERSTANDING. Explanatory callouts summarize what is happening on each screen image throughout this edition, while navigational callouts show students where to click when working in MS Office 2019. These additional explanations ensure students focus on the most critical aspects of the screen.

  • COVERAGE OF THE LATEST AND MOST IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS ENSURES RELEVANCY. This edition includes extremely relevant content with expanded coverage of security, cloud computing and digital privacy.

  • BRIEF, MANAGEABLE LESSONS INVITE STUDENTS TO LEARN AND SUCCEED. This unique “Learn a little, do a little” design and approach to learning divides concepts into smaller segments of reading. This reading is supported by online activities that encourage hands-on, interactive learning.

  • EMPHASIS ON REAL-WORLD APPROACH HIGHLIGHTS THE RELEVANCE OF WHAT STUDENTS ARE LEARNING. The authors skillfully thread a real-world approach throughout this edition's narrative, the videos and hands-on training activities. All content addresses the “what, why, and how” behind today's technology.

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