New Perspectives on Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010, Comprehensive

  • AUTHORS: S. Scott Zimmerman; Beverly B. Zimmerman
  • ISBN-13: 9780538753722 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 528 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

With the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of MICROSOFT OFFICE POWERPOINT 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.

Features

  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie PowerPoint 2010 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • S. Scott Zimmerman

    S. Scott Zimmerman obtained a Ph.D. from Florida State University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. He is currently a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and has published many scientific papers, computer articles, and computer programming and applications software books.

  • Beverly B. Zimmerman

    Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book.

Table of Contents

Managing Your Files.
Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2010.
Presentation Concepts Tutorial 1: Planning and Developing Your Presentation.
Presentation Concepts Tutorial 2: Giving Your Presentation.
Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation.
Tutorial 2: Adding and Modifying Text and Graphic Objects.
Tutorial 3: Adding and Customizing Media and Charts.
Tutorial 4: Integrating PowerPoint and Collaborating with Others.
Tutorial 5: Applying Advanced Special Effects in Presentations.
Tutorial 6: Creating Special Types of Presentations.
Additional Cases.