Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Introductory, First Course, Spiral bound Version

  • AUTHOR: David Beskeen
  • ISBN-13: 9781285088457 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 720 Pages  Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011
  • ©2014     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

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 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.

Features

  • 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 8, Internet Explorer 10, 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

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

Student Success Guide.
CONCEPTS:
Unit A: Understanding Essential Computer Concepts.
WINDOWS 8:
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8.
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
INTERNET EXPLORER 10:
Unit A: Getting Started with Internet Explorer.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013:
Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
MICROSOFT WORD 2013:
Unit A: Creating Documents with Word 2013.
Unit B: Editing Documents.
Unit C: Formatting Text and Paragraphs.
Unit D: Formatting Documents.
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013:
Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2013.
Unit B: Working with Formulas and Function.
Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet.
Unit D: Working with Charts.
INTEGRATION:
Unit A: Integrating Word and Excel.
MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013:
Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2013.
Unit B: Building and Using Queries.
Unit C: Using Forms.
Unit D: Using Reports.
INTEGRATION:
Unit B: Integrating Word, Excel and Access.
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 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.
INTEGRATION:
Unit C: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2013:
Unit A: Getting Started with Email.
Unit B: Managing Information Using Outlook.
Appendices:
Appendix A: Working in the Cloud.
Appendix B: Integrating Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access 2013.
Appendix C: SAM Projects.
Capstone Projects.
Glossary.
Index.

New to this Edition

  • Completely updated to reflect new features and enhancements in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • 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.
  • New! SAM Projects appendix provides additional exercises that can be auto-graded for SAM users.
  • New! Capstone appendix provides additional exercises for reinforcement and assessment.
  • Updated appendix on SkyDrive and Microsoft Office Web Apps help students learn to use Office in the cloud.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285089049 | ISBN-13: 9781285089041)
    All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.
    Price = 14.50
  • DVD Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285093496 | ISBN-13: 9781285093499)
    This DVD contains videos based on the lessons in Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Introductory First Course. Each video provides a multimedia version of a single lesson in the book, to engage students and help them learn. The videos appeal to all types of learners and ensure that students get the help they need inside or outside of class. Includes more than 10 hours of videos.
    Price = 52.25
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Student Supplements

  • Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1285089049 | ISBN-13: 9781285089041)
    All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.
    Price = 14.50
  • DVD Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1285093496 | ISBN-13: 9781285093499)
    This DVD contains videos based on the lessons in Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Introductory First Course. Each video provides a multimedia version of a single lesson in the book, to engage you and help you learn. The videos appeal to all types of learners and ensure that you get the help you need inside or outside of class. Includes more than 10 hours of videos.
    Price = 52.25
  • MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128551274X | ISBN-13: 9781285512747)
    MindTap™ Computing for Beskeen's Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Introductory, First Course provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses.
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  • Casebound Edition
    ISBN-10: 1285088484 | ISBN-13: 9781285088488
    Price = $106.00