Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2013: Illustrated Brief

  • AUTHOR: David Beskeen
  • ISBN-13: 9781285082615 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 136 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2004
  • ©2014     Published
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Overview

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 PowerPoint 2013 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.

Features

  • Concise, to-the-point instruction helps students learn essential skills for using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013—including step-by-step instructions on creating and creating and modifying a presentation, inserting objects, and finalizing a presentation.
  • 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

AUTHOR
  • David Beskeen

    David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint®, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows®, Livemotion, and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has a variety of teaching and consulting experience in today’s computer technology.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
Unit A: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2013.
Unit B: Modifying a Presentation.
Unit C: Inserting Objects into a Presentation.
Unit D: Finishing a Presentation.
Appendix: Capstone Projects.
Appendix: SAM Projects.
Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web App.

New to this Edition

  • Updated to reflect the changes in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, including working in Presenter View and working with Smart Guides to align images and text.
  • New! Learning outcomes for each 2-page lesson mapped to assessments, including SAM Assessment and SAM Projects.
  • New! Design improvements help keep students engaged and on track.
  • Updated appendix on SkyDrive and Microsoft Office Web Apps help students learn to use Office in the cloud.