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Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive, 1st Edition

  • Misty E. Vermaat
  • ISBN-10: 1305871014
  • ISBN-13: 9781305871014
  • 936 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2016, 2014, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Introduce your students to the important new features that the latest version of Microsoft® Office and Word 2016 have to offer with the focused approach found in Shelly Cashman Series® MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & WORD 2016: COMPREHENSIVE. This new edition is part of the acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series® that has effectively introduced computer skills to millions. Shelly Cashman Series® MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & WORD 2016: COMPREHENSIVE continues the Series’ strong history of innovation with an enhanced learning approach that addresses the varied learning styles of today’s students. A trademark, step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach encourages students to gain a thorough understanding of Microsoft® Word 2016 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. This new edition delivers the most effective educational materials specifically designed to engage readers, improve retention, and prepare students for success in working with the advanced features of Microsoft® Office 2016.

Features

  • STEP-BY-STEP, SCREEN-BY-SCREEN APPROACH EFFECTIVELY INTRODUCES MICROSOFT ® WORD 2016 SKILLS. This proven visual approach presents students with explanatory and navigational information when they need to know it. The book addresses the needs of all learning styles to help students retain and apply skills in their personal and professional lives.

  • PROVEN PEDAGOGY EMPHASIZES PROJECT PLANNING. This project planning approach frames the explanations within each module around a practical problem that students need to solve. This brief presentation encourages critical thinking as the learner determines how to proceed at various key points within the module.

  • EXTENSIVE END-OF-MODULE ACTIVITIES REINFORCE KEY SKILLS AND APPLICATIONS. These proven, class-tested activities provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities for students to apply and expand their Microsoft® Word 2016 skills.

  • EXPANDED MODULES 8-11 EMPHASIZE ADDITIONAL WORD 2016 FEATURES. These modules are thoroughly updated in this edition to emphasize advanced features and new advantages that Word 2016 offers to users.

  • STEP-BY-STEP, SCREEN-BY-SCREEN APPROACH EFFECTIVELY INTRODUCES MICROSOFT® WORD 2016 SKILLS. This proven visual approach presents students with explanatory and navigational information specifically when they need to know it in order to master Word 2016. The book addresses the needs of all learning styles to help students retain and apply skills in their personal and professional lives.

  • PROVEN PEDAGOGY EMPHASIZES PROJECT PLANNING. This project-planning approach frames the explanations within each module around a practical problem that students need to solve. This brief presentation encourages critical thinking as the learner determines how to proceed at various key points within the module.

  • EXTENSIVE END-OF-MODULE ACTIVITIES REINFORCE A QUANTITY OF SKILLS AND APPLICATIONS. These proven, class-tested activities provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities for students to apply and expand their thorough understanding of Microsoft® Word 2016 skills.

About the Author

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

Front Matter.
Microsoft’s New Productivity Tools for School and Work.
Office 2016 and Windows 10: Essential Concepts and Skills.
1. Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture.
2. Creating a Research Paper with References and Sources.
3. Creating a Business Letter with a Letterhead and Table.
4. Creating a Document with a Title Page, Lists, Tables, and a Watermark.
5. Using a Template to Create a Resume and Sharing a Finished Document.
6. Generating Form Letters, Mailing Labels, and a Directory.
7. Creating a Newsletter with a Pull-Quote and Graphics.
8. Using Document Collaboration, Integration, and Charting Tools.
9. Creating a Reference Document with a Table of Contents and an Index.
10. Creating a Template for an Online Form.
11. Enhancing an Online Form and Using Macros.
Index.

New to this edition

  • MODULE 1 HIGHLIGHTS A NEW PROJECT AND NEW CONTENT AND TOOLS. Students work with a new flyer project as they become familiar with Microsoft® Word 2016’s different fonts, text effects, colors, picture, picture formats, and page borders.
  • MODULE 2 GUIDES STUDENTS IN CREATING A NEW RESEARCH PAPER. New content and new sources introduce the complete Microsoft® Word 2016 skills your students need to creative effective research papers, including the new Smart Lookup button and the Insights task pane.
  • MODULE 3 SHOWCASES A NEW BUSINESS LETTER. New content throughout this module emphasizes new and varied clip art, graphic formats, table formats, shape, shape styles, and colors specific to Microsoft® Word 2016.
  • MODULE 7 FEATURES NEW CONTENT WITH AN EMPHASIS ON WORDART. Your students learn how to use clip art, pull-quotes, text boxes, SmartArt, colors, borders, and styles as well as WordArt within Word 2016.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Website  (ISBN-10: 1305871022 | ISBN-13: 9781305871021)

Find everything you need for your course all in one place. All instructor resources for this book are available instantly through the password-protected Instructor Companion Website, including the Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank and PowerPoint® slides.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305881516 | ISBN-13: 9781305881518)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions. Create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305871057 | ISBN-13: 9781305871052)

MindTap Computing for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Vermaat’s Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305882997 | ISBN-13: 9781305882997)

MindTap Computing for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (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.

Student Supplements

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305871057 | ISBN-13: 9781305871052)

MindTap Computing for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE THE TEXT YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, gather everything you’ve flagged into a guide you organize.

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Vermaat’s Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305882997 | ISBN-13: 9781305882997)

MindTap Computing for Vermaat's Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Word 2016: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE THE TEXT YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, gather everything you’ve flagged into a guide you organize.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (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.