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Microsoft® Office 2013: Illustrated Projects, 1st Edition

  • Carol Cram
  • ISBN-10: 1285170326
  • ISBN-13: 9781285170329
  • 250 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2005
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

Loved by instructors for the visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Series is the ideal solution for students with a variety of skill levels and learning styles. MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013 ILLUSTRATED PROJECTS allows students to get hands-on with the Microsoft Office 2013 concepts and skills through engaging projects built from scratch. Students will retain more knowledge after applying what they've learned in a meaningful way.


  • Offers a visual, project-based approach to learning Microsoft Office 2013, where students use Office skills to complete different types of projects.

  • Includes exciting, realistic projects for each of the four main Microsoft Office 2013 applications, including integration projects.

  • Integrates web material into projects and independent challenges throughout the book, driving students to the Web to practice their new skills.

  • Asks students to create all projects from scratch, enabling them to see the life cycle of an entire project.

  • Provides projects that increase in difficulty throughout the unit, covering beginning through intermediate skills.

About the Author

Carol Cram

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

Table of Contents

Unit A: Word Projects I.
Unit B: Word Projects II.
Unit C: Excel Projects I.
Unit D: Excel Projects II.
Unit E: Integration Projects I.
Unit F: Access Projects.
Unit G: Integration Projects II.
Unit H: PowerPoint Projects.
Unit I: Integration Projects III.

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to reflect the changes in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • New! Design improvements help keep students engaged and on track.
  • New! Learning outcomes for each 2-page lesson.


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's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1285170342 | ISBN-13: 9781285170343)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Preview Guide  (ISBN-10: 1285170377 | ISBN-13: 9781285170374)