Enhanced Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Fundamentals, Spiral bound Version

  • AUTHORS: Marjorie S. Hunt; Barbara Clemens
  • ISBN-13: 9781305492448 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 616 Pages  Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2014
  • ©2016     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region


About The Product

Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series engages both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft Office 2013 applications quickly and efficiently. Skills are accessible and easy-to-follow thanks to the Illustrated Series' hallmark 2-page layout, which allows students to see an entire task in one view. New Learning Outcomes outline the skills covered in each lesson, and larger full-color screens represent exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson, and introduces a case study for further application.


  • Covers Microsoft Office 2013 features and functionalities.
  • Includes a unit on Essential Computer Concepts, covering basic computer literacy topics such as understanding types of computers, input and output, memory, storage, security, and application software.
  • Learning outcomes for each 2-page lesson mapped to assessments, including SAM Assessment and SAM Projects.
  • Product design help keep students engaged and on track.
  • Capstone projects, SAM Projects, and integrated applications projects provide additional exercises for reinforcement and assessment.
  • Updated appendix on Office 365 helps students learn to use Office in the cloud.
  • Concise, to-the-point instruction helps students of all levels learn essential skills for using Microsoft Office 2013—including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, as well as Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook and essential computer concepts.
  • Unique 2-page spread keeps learners of all levels engaged and on track by presenting an entire task in a single view.
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" and "Troubles" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Makes concepts relevant with end-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops.
  • Serves as a great reference both during and after the course.

About the Contributor

  • Marjorie S. Hunt

    Marjorie Hunt has been managing, writing, editing, and publishing books on Microsoft Office applications for more than 15 years. She is currently a senior content developer at Cengage Learning.

  • Barbara Clemens

    Barbara Clemens has been a software product manager, editor, writer, and instructor for more than 25 years, working with Addison-Wesley Publishing, Course Technology, and Cengage Learning. She has edited and written many Microsoft® Office textbooks, and has created instructional videos and online courses on Office.

Table of Contents

Student Success Guide.
Understanding Essential Computer Concepts
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
Unit C: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
Unit D: Creating a Document.
Unit E: Enhancing a Document.
Unit F: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
Unit G: Creating and Enhancing a Worksheet.
Unit H: Using Complex Formulas, Functions, and Tables.
Unit I: Working with Charts.
Unit J: Creating a Database.
Unit K: Working with Data.
Unit L: Creating Database Reports.
Unit M: Creating a Presentation.
Unit N: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
Unit O: Integrating Office Programs.
Appendix A: Working in the Cloud.
Appendix B: Integrating Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access 2013.
Appendix C: SAM Projects
Capstone Projects.

New to this Edition

  • Updated Working in the Cloud Appendix.
  • New Integrated Applications Projects Appendix.
  • New SAM Projects Appendix with instructor-authored projects.
  • Cognero Testing.

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