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Microsoft Office 2010: Productivity Strategies for Today and Tomorrow

  • Jean Kotsiovos
  • Carolyne Faddis
  • Loralyn Duley
  • ISBN-10: 1449698212
  • ISBN-13: 9781449698218
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

A Straightforward Introductory Text Ideal for Busy Students Clear, concise, and accessible, Microsoft Office 2010: Productivity Strategies for Today and Tomorrow™ walks learners through the functions and features of the Microsoft Office 2010 platform and its applications. With straightforward explanations designed for a non-technical audience, Microsoft Office 2010 is the perfect text for students looking to broaden their computer skills for an increasingly competitive job market. Hands-on projects, end-of-chapter exercises, and emphasis on real-world skills throughout ensure students will be prepared to enter the twenty-first-century workplace. Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions include practical examples ideally suited for busy students. The text’s inspiring and supportive approach will encourage learners to develop polished, professional-level projects. Engaging examples and projects prompt students to immediately apply new skills, increasing retention and promoting learning. Straightforward exercises teach students to create work-related documents, reports, and presentations. Microsoft Office 2010: Productivity Strategies for Today and Tomorrow is an ideal text for students re-entering the job market, new to computers, uncomfortable with technology, or simply looking to transition to a more challenging and rewarding career.


  • Written by veteran educators with decades of experience explaining technical subjects to non-technical readers in a myriad of online and in-class courses.

  • Attractive, student-friendly magazine style format.

  • Provides a project-based introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 with easy to follow step-by-step instructions for completing the real-life projects and hands-on exercises.

  • Clear concise language make objectives easy to learn, even for non-technical users.

  • Screenshots accompany all hands-on exercises and provide visual assistance in completing the task.

  • Ideal for in-class or online learning, the text provides the necessary details for students to complete each task without being in an actual classroom.

  • Instructor resources include PowerPoint Lecture Outlines, answers to the end-of-chapter questions, examples of completed exercises for each chapter, and a complete Test Bank.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Microsoft Office Fundamentals
Chapter 2: Create Documents Using Microsoft Word 2010
Chapter 3: Enhance a Microsoft Word Document
Chapter 4: Create Presentations Using Microsoft PowerPoint
Chapter 5: Modify Presentations Using Microsoft PowerPoint
Chapter 6: Create Workbooks Using Microsoft Excel
Chapter 7: Create Formulas, Charts, and Tables
Chapter 8: Create Databases Using Microsoft Access
Chapter 9: Create Forms, Queries, and Reports
Chapter 10: Integrate Projects using Microsoft Office Applications