Microsoft® Office 2011 for Macintosh, Illustrated Fundamentals

  • AUTHOR: Kelley Shaffer
  • ISBN-13: 9781111824310 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 416 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010
  • ©2012     Published
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About The Product

Designed to meet the needs of users across all experience levels, MICROSOFT OFFICE 2011 FOR MAC – ILLUSTRATED FUNDAMENTALS equips your students with Microsoft Office 2011 skills, starting with the basics. As part of the Illustrated Series, this text is written in a user-friendly format, employing the Illustrated Series hallmark two-page spread design. The left page contains concise, step-by-step instruction; the right page presents large, full-color screenshots to illustrate exactly what readers should see on their screen. The visual approach is easy to follow and absorb, helping students transfer their skills to life outside of the classroom.


  • Completely updated to cover Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.
  • End-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant and easier to understand through hands-on applications and detailed explanations.
  • Quick Tips and Trouble boxes within the step-by-step instructions help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Clues to Use boxes offer concise information that expands on the lesson skill or describes a related task, adding context to skills and concepts.

About the Contributor

  • Kelley Shaffer

    Kelley Shaffer has a Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership and teaches technology at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Table of Contents

A: Understanding Computer Concepts.
B: Getting Started with Mac OS Snow Leopard.
C: Understanding File Management.
D: Getting Started with Safari.
E: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.
F: Creating a Document.
G: Enhancing a Document.
H: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
I: Creating and Enhancing a Worksheet.
J: Using Complex Formulas and Functions.
K: Working with Charts.
L: Creating a Presentation.
M: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
N: Integrating Office Programs.
Appendix: Setting System Preferences.
Appendix: Getting Started with Web Apps.

New to this Edition

  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.