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

  • David Beskeen
  • Carol M. Cram
  • Jennifer Duffy
  • Lisa Friedrichsen
  • Lynn Wermers
  • ISBN-10: 1305876040
  • ISBN-13: 9781305876040
  • 461 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 2016 skills quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 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 INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016 AND ITS APPLICATIONS. This edition introduces the best features in Microsoft® Office 2016 with step-by-step instructions. Students advance their skills in working with Word, Excel®, Access, and PowerPoint® as well as learn to integrate these applications.

  • 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® Office 2016 skills.

  • “QUICK TIPS” AND “TROUBLES” HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. This edition highlights common Microsoft® Office 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® Office 2016 skills.

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

About the Author

David Beskeen

David W. Beskeen has authored or co-authored numerous successful computer books since 1992, including more than 25 titles for Course Technology. He has guided readers in mastering PowerPoint®, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows®, Livemotion and other leading proprietary software packages. An expert in applied technology, Mr. Beskeen has extensive teaching and consulting experience in today’s computer technology.

Carol M. Cram

Carol M. Cram is the author of more than 35 textbooks on computer applications, business communications and Internet-related subjects. Ms. Cram was also a long-time faculty member at Capilano College in North Vancouver, where she served as the Convenor of the Executive Support Program and the Program Consultant for Business and Computers in Continuing Education as well as instructor of business and computer-related courses.

Jennifer Duffy

Jennifer Duffy is a freelance author who lives and works in New Hampshire. She has been writing leading texts for Course Technology for more than ten years and has authored previous editions of MICROSOFT® WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. Ms. Duffy has worked successfully in the business world as a writer, editor and public relations liaison. She combines her strong business knowledge and expertise in Word with exceptional writing skills that ensure the clarity of this and each of her other books.

Lisa Friedrichsen

Lisa Friedrichsen is a professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office and Web-related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. She has a B.S. in engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author and college professor.

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.
WORD.
Module 5: Creating and Formatting Tables.
Module 6: Illustrating Documents with Graphics.
Module 7: Working with Themes and Building Blocks.
Module 8: Merging Word Documents.
EXCEL.
Module 5: Analyzing Data Using Formulas.
Module 6: Managing Workbook Data.
Module 7: Using Tables.
Module 8: Analyzing Table Data.
Integration.
Module 4: Integrating Word and Excel.
ACCESS.
Module 5: Modifying the Database Structure.
Module 6: Improving Queries.
Module 7: Enhancing Forms.
Module 8: Analyzing Data with Reports.
Integration.
Module 5: Integrating Word, Excel, and Access.
POWERPOINT®.
Module 5: Working with Advanced Tools and Masters.
Module 6: Enhancing Charts.
Module 7: Inserting Graphics, Media, and Objects.
Module 8: Using Advanced Features.
Integration.
Module 6: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint®.

New to this edition

  • UPDATED CASE STUDY EMPHASIZES APPLICATIONS OF SKILLS. This engaging case study woven throughout text clarifies both basic and more advanced Microsoft® Office 2016 topics for learners through the use of memorable real world examples.
  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDE 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.

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

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Intermediate  (ISBN-10: 1305883055 | ISBN-13: 9781305883055)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Intermediate 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, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Intermediate  (ISBN-10: 1305883055 | ISBN-13: 9781305883055)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Wermers’ Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Intermediate helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App. 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 your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE THE 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.

MindTap Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365™ & Office 2016: Intermediate (K12 Instant Access)  (ISBN-10: 1337105015 | ISBN-13: 9781337105019)

MindTap® for Microsoft® OffICE 2016 is the digital learning solution that helps you engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics and an accessible reader, MindTap® helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.