Microsoft® Word 2010: Introductory

  • AUTHORS: Gary B. Shelly; Misty E. Vermaat
  • ISBN-13: 9781439078457 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 368 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Office 2010, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In MICROSOFT WORD 2010: INTRODUCTORY you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Word 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents.

Features

  • Gives students an introductory presentation of Word 2010, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
  • Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to take advantage of the features in the Microsoft Office 2010 new user interface.
  • A brand new introduction to Windows 7 and Introduction to Office chapter presents students with an overview of the latest in the Windows operating system and the Office suite giving them a strong base for further learning.
  • Additional appendix found only in Word.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Gary B. Shelly

    Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

  • Misty E. Vermaat

    Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. In addition to consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Ms. Vermaat has led the development of the Shelly Cashman Series and has written or co-authored numerous Series textbooks, including many editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS, and Microsoft® Word books.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010.
1. Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture.
2. Creating a Research Paper with Citations and References.
3. Creating a Business Letter with a Letterhead and Table.
Web Apps for Word.
Appendices.
A: Project Planning Guidelines.
B: Publishing Office 2010 Web Pages to a Web Server.
C: Microsoft Business Certification Program.
Index/Quick Reference.

New to this Edition

  • Offers a new Plan Ahead feature which prepares students to create successful projects by encouraging them to think about what they are trying to accomplish before they begin.
  • Gives students the information they need to know, when they need to know it through enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved call-outs on screenshots.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Make It Right, Extend Your Knowledge, and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.
  • New Application-specific Front and End Matter for Word.