Microsoft® Excel® 2013: Illustrated Introductory

  • AUTHORS: Elizabeth Reding; Lynn Wermers
  • ISBN-13: 9781285093208 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 288 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • ©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 EXCEL 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 Excel 2013—including creating worksheets, using formulas and functions, and creating charts.
  • 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

AUTHORS
  • Elizabeth Reding

    Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored many books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, she spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.

  • 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 A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Excel 2010.
Unit B: Working with Formulas and Function.
Unit C: Formatting a Worksheet.
Unit D: Working with Charts.
Unit E: Analyzing Data Using Formulas.
Unit F: Managing Workbook Data.
Unit G: Using Tables.
Unit H: Analyzing Table Data.
Appendix: Capstone Projects.
Appendix: SAM Projects.
Appendix: Working with Windows Live and Office Web Apps.

New to this Edition

  • Updated to reflect the changes in Microsoft Excel 2013, including creating worksheets, using formulas and functions, and creating charts.
  • 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.