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Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016: Intermediate, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • Lynn Wermers
  • ISBN-10: 1305878094
  • ISBN-13: 9781305878099
  • 296 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Engage both computer rookies and hot shots as you guide them in mastering basic and more advanced Microsoft® Office and Excel 2016 skills quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2016: INTERMEDIATE. Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series incorporates a hallmark two-page layout that allows students to see an entire task in one view. Each presentation is easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that reflect exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each module begins with a brief overview of the lesson’s principles and introduces a case study for further application. In addition, new Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge using hands-on activities.

Features

  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS MASTER BASIC AND MORE ADVANCED MICROSOFT® EXCEL 2016. This edition introduces the best features in Microsoft® Excel 2016 as students learn to create worksheets, use formulas and functions most effectively, and create charts.

  • UNIQUE TWO-PAGE SPREAD PRESENTS AN ENTIRE TASK IN A SINGLE VIEW. This proven, focused visual approach keeps learners of all levels engaged, on track, and actively learning both essential and more advanced Microsoft® Excel 2016 skills.

  • “QUICK TIPS” AND “TROUBLES” HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. This edition highlights common Microsoft® Excel 2016 mistakes and cautions readers with helpful tips and warnings within the step-by-step directions for each lesson.

  • PRACTICE EXERCISES EMPHASIZE THE RELEVANCE OF CONCEPTS. Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops at the end of each module help learners become adept with both basic and more advanced Microsoft® Excel 2016 skills.

  • BOOK SERVES AS AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE RESOURCE BOTH NOW AND IN FUTURE CAREERS. The clear presentation and easily accessible information throughout this edition make it a resource students will frequently reference during and after your course.

About the Author

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.

Lynn Wermers

Lynn Wermers is a professor in the Computer Science Department at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts, where she teaches IT, data management, data analysis and web development courses. She also teaches part-time in the math department for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Ms. Wermers has authored numerous leading books that focus on Excel for Cengage Learning.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work
Office 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2016.
Excel Module 1: Getting Started with Excel 2016.
Excel Module 2: Working with Formulas and Function.
Excel Module 3: Formatting a Worksheet.
Excel Module 4: Working with Charts.
Excel Module 5: Analyzing Data Using Formulas.
Excel Module 6: Managing Workbook Data.
Excel Module 7: Using Tables.
Excel Module 8: Analyzing Table Data.

New to this edition

  • 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 with fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.
  • UPDATED CASE STUDY INTRODUCES ACTUAL EXAMPLES. This engaging case study woven throughout text clarifies both basic and more advanced Microsoft® Excel 2016 topics and applications for learners through the use of memorable real world examples.

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

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305881540 | ISBN-13: 9781305881549)

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.

Instructor's Website, Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305878116 | ISBN-13: 9781305878112)

Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Reding/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305878132 | ISBN-13: 9781305878136)

MindTap Computing for Reding/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 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 Reding/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305878132 | ISBN-13: 9781305878136)

MindTap Computing for Reding/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 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 YOUR TEXTBOOK 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.