Microsoft® Office 2010: Illustrated Third Course

  • AUTHORS: Carol Cram; Lisa Friedrichsen; Lynn Wermers
  • ISBN-13: 9780538748155 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 616 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2012     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region


About The Product

Loved by instructors for its visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Series is ideal for teaching Microsoft Office 2010 to both computer rookies and hotshots. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. Large, full-color illustrations represent how the students' screen should look. Concise text introduces the basic principles of the lesson and integrates a case study for further application.


  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • End-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant for users 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

  • Carol Cram

    Carol M. Cram is the author of more than 35 textbooks on computer applications, business communications, and Internet-related subjects. Carol is also a well-recognized and respected faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she currently serves as the Convenor of the Executive Support Program, the Program Consultant for Business and Computers in Continuing Education, and as an instructor of business and computer-related courses.

  • Lisa Friedrichsen

    Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. Ms. Friedrichsen’s undergraduate degree is in Engineering from Iowa State University and she has an MBA from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author, and college professor.

  • Lynn Wermers

    Lynn Wermers is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts where she teaches MS Office and web development courses. She also teaches part-time in the Math Department for the School of College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Ms. Wermers has authored numerous leading books that focus on Excel for Cengage Learning.

Table of Contents

Unit I: Working with Styles and templates.
Unit J: Developing Multipage and Documents.
Unit K: Working with References.
Unit L: Integrating Word with Other Programs.
Unit M: Exploring Advanced Graphics.
Unit N: Building Forms.
Unit O: Collaborating with Co-Workers.
Unit P: Customizing Word.
Unit I: Automating Worksheet Tasks.
Unit J: Enhancing Charts.
Unit K: Using What-if Analysis.
Unit L: Analyzing Data with PivotTables.
Unit M: Exchanging Data with Other Programs.
Unit N: Sharing Excel Files and Incorporating Web Information.
Unit O: Customizing Excel and Advanced Worksheet Management.
Unit P: Programming with Excel.
Unit I: Importing and Exporting Data.
Unit J: Analyzing Database Design Using Northwind.
Unit K: Creating Advanced Queries.
Unit L: Creating Advanced Reports.
Unit M: Building a Database Interface.
Unit N: Creating Macros.
Unit O: Creating Modules and VBA.
Unit P: Maintaining the Database.