New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory, Spiral bound Version

  • AUTHORS: Patrick Carey; Carol DesJardins; Ann Shaffer; Mark Shellman; Sasha Vodnik
  • ISBN-13: 9781305879171 
  • 1024 Pages  Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2016
  • ©2017     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Help your students develop the Microsoft® Office 2016 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY. Updated to provide all-new case scenarios, this dynamic introduction applies skills that students are learning to real-world situations to ensure that concepts remain highly relevant. New Productivity Apps provide a visual introduction to Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to use each app. With an unmatched emphasis on learning outcomes and transference of skills, NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY helps you engage your students by clearly demonstrating the importance of what they’re learning.

Features

  • TEXT CLEARLY INTRODUCES THE NEW MICROSOFT® WINDOWS 10 OPERATING SYSTEM. Students increase their skills in using the new Microsoft® Edge browser, and Cortana -- the electronic personal assistant provided with Windows 10.
  • COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST NEW OFFICE 2016 FEATURES. Students learn to fully utilize the “Tell me” Help feature; the updated Spelling and Grammar checker; the Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint®; and the new Excel chart types, including histogram, waterfall, and sunburst charts.
  • PROSKILLS BOXES CONNECT OFFICE 2016 CONCEPTS TO CAREER SUCCESS. These helpful features emphasize the relevance of the Office skills your students are learning by providing guidance on how to use the software most effectively in professional situations.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Patrick Carey

    Mr. Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Today, Mr. Carey has authored or co-authored more than 20 leading academic and trade texts for the software industry.

  • Carol DesJardins

    Ms. Carol DesJardins spent 25 years in the private sector as a programmer, systems analyst and eventually Chief Information Officer. During that time, she honed her skills with Excel as an analysis tool. She transitioned her knowledge to the classroom and has taught several applications and programming courses. Ms. DesJardins co-authored her first textbook on Excel. In addition to writing, she continues to teach at St. Clair County Community College.

  • Ann Shaffer

    Ms. Ann Shaffer has contributed to several books about computers, including NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT® WORD. She began a career in textbook publishing as a Development Editor for William C. Brown and is now a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Shaffer holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Mark Shellman

    Dr. Mark Shellman, Ed.D., is an instructor and the Chair of the of the Information Technology Department at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. A recent winner of the Instructor of the Year award at Gaston, Mark prides himself on being an excellent teacher and helping students succeed. Mark has been teaching information technology for over thirty years.

  • Sasha Vodnik

    Sasha Vodnik is a web developer and author with over 15 years of experience creating web content and writing about it. He enjoys the challenge of keeping on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web, as well as explaining how to write clean, powerful code in languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work.
Essential Computer Concepts.
Managing Your Files.
Internet Basics and Information Literacy.
Word Module 1: Creating and Editing a Document.
Word Module 2: Navigating and Formatting a Document.
Word Module 3: Creating Tables and a Multipage Report.
Word Module 4: Enhancing Page Layout and Design.
Excel Module 1: Getting Started with Excel.
Excel Module 2: Formatting Workbook Text and Data.
Excel Module 3: Performing Calculations with Formulas and Functions.
Excel Module 4: Analyzing and Charting Financial Data.
Access Module 1: Creating a Database.
Access Module 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships.
Access Module 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database.
Access Module 4: Creating Forms and Reports.
PowerPoint Module 1: Creating a Presentation.
PowerPoint Module 2: Adding Media and Special Effects.
Appendix A: Introduction to Cloud Computing and Office 365.

New to this Edition

  • NEW BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. These practical case scenarios throughout each module and end-of-module exercises, including Review Assignments and Case Problems, help students apply both skills and concepts to real-world situations.
  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDES A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by well-known technology author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.

Components

Teacher Components

  • SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with Access to 1 MindTap® Reader for 6 months  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)
    SAM trains and assesses essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on simulated environment, then apply their skills live in the applications with real world scenarios. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.
    Price = 118.00
  • LMS Integrated SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects with 1 MindTap® Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337114014 | ISBN-13: 9781337114011)
    Cengage Learning has partnered with leading LMS providers to deliver seamless access to our premier learning solutions from the environment that is most comfortable and familiar to you and your students. This allows students get up and running quickly and for you to enhance and customize your course with learning activities that will elevate thinking and improve course outcomes.
    Price = 118.00

Student Supplements

  • SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with Access to 1 MindTap® Reader for 6 months  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)
    This access code is available to you for as long as your institution uses SAM 365 & 2016. MindTap Reader access length is dependent upon how it was setup by your instructor. SAM – Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. With automatic feedback on assignments and personalized study guides, SAM helps you stay on track for improved grades. SAM has all your course content in one easy location. SAM training and assessments simulate the real Microsoft Office environment and SAM projects let you apply the skills live in the application using real-world scenarios, preparing you for more workplace success.
    Price = 118.00
  • LMS Integrated SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Trainings, and Projects with 1 MindTap® Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337114014 | ISBN-13: 9781337114011)
    This access code will provide you with seamless access to your SAM 365 & 2016 resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 118.00

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