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Advanced Word Processing, Lessons 56-110: Microsoft® Word, 19th Edition

  • Susie H. VanHuss
  • Connie M. Forde
  • Donna L. Woo
  • Vicki Robertson
  • ISBN-10: 1133588964
  • ISBN-13: 9781133588962
  • 352 Pages | Spiralbound
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING, LESSONS 56-110, Microsoft Word 2013, 19th Edition, will ensure your students master the advanced word processing skills most important for academic and career success. Using Microsoft® Word 2013, students format business correspondence, academic and business reports, mail merge, tables and documents with graphics, meeting/travel/news documents, legal documents, medical documents, and human resources/employment documents. When coupled with web-based Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) software, students can work independently at home or at school with this easy-to-use integrated system.


  • Lessons are structured for maximum efficiency in learning. For example, to encourage productivity, building blocks are introduced with business letters and track changes and comments with shared documents.

  • Ribbon path highlights the key steps to learning a new command.

  • QuickCheck provides a visual thumbnail solution to help the learner know they are on track, and Trouble Shooting tips offer advice on overcoming problems.

  • Reference videos in KPDO review Word 2013 commands and communication to reinforce skills.

  • Supplemental drills and timed writings provide extra practice to strengthen skills.

  • An extensive Reference Guide provides convenient access to a range of model documents, giving students consistent examples to use as a standard.

About the Author

Susie H. VanHuss

Dr. Susie H. VanHuss received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her MBA and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. Her work, includes textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, and office technology. She has written numerous journal articles and has served on the editorial review boards of several leading business education journals.

Connie M. Forde

Dr. Connie M. Forde is a full professor and head of the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University, where she leads undergraduate programs in information technology services, business technology teacher education, and industrial technology, as well as graduate programs in instructional technology. Dr. Forde also continues to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. Prior to her tenure at Mississippi State University, she was a business teacher at both the community college and secondary levels. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in business education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Forde serves as coauthor of the COLLEGE KEYBOARDING series and a variety of word processing and integrated applications textbooks and simulations. She is a recognized contributor to the professional literature and a speaker at state, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, she has served as president of the National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, and National Council of Pi Omega Pi, and chair of the Foundation for the Future of Business Education.

Donna L. Woo

Donna L. Woo is an instructor and department coordinator for Information Systems/Office Automation at Cypress College and associate director of education at Pacific College. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in business education from Michigan State University and earned her Ed.D. from Nova University. Her industry experience includes work for both IBM and General Motors. A respected author, Dr. Woo has written several word processing textbooks and has served as a coauthor on several editions of South-Western COLLEGE KEYBOARDING textbooks.

Vicki Robertson

Vicki Robertson received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in education from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches at the University of Memphis and online for Southwest Community College. She is a member of the National Business Education Association and Southern Business Education Association, and she has served on the executive board for the Tennessee Business Education Association.

Table of Contents

Module 10: Advanced Business Correspondence (L56-60).
Module 11: Documents with Complex Tables and Graphics (61-69).
Module 12: Business Reports (L70-75).
Module 13: Mail Merge (L76-80).
Module 14: Project 2 (L81-83).
Module 15: Meeting, Travel, and News Documents (L84-88).
Module 16: Human Resources/Employment Documents (L89-93).
Module 17: Health and Medical Documents (94-98).
Module 18: Legal Documents (L99-104).
Module 19: Project 3 (L105-107).
Module 20: Web Apps (L108-110).
Reference Guide.
Command Summary.

New to this edition

  • Coverage of Microsoft® Word 2013 and Windows 8 with greater emphasis on critical productivity commands and decreased attention on less frequently-used options.
  • Greater emphasis on realistic and efficient communication and formatting practices.
  • Short projects at the end of each module reinforce prior learning and offer a realistic assessment option.
  • Expanded coverage in specialized career areas (legal, medical, and human resource/employment) ensures a wide variety of realistic documents.
  • Communicating Today feature highlights trends in industry or productivity tools in Microsoft® Word 2013.


Student Supplements

Bundle: Text + Keyboarding Pro Delux Online Lessons 56-110 Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285576284 | ISBN-13: 9781285576282)