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Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Windows 10: Intermediate, 1st Edition

  • Steven M. Freund
  • Eric Schmieder
  • ISBN-10: 130565675X
  • ISBN-13: 9781305656758
  • 528 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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About the Product

Introduce your students to the latest advantages that Microsoft® Office has to offer with this dynamic new book in the acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series® books: MICROSOFT® WINDOWS 10: INTERMEDIATE. For more than three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. MICROSOFT® WINDOWS 10: INTERMEDIATE continues the Series’ strong history of innovation with a hallmark approach specifically designed to address the learning styles of today’s students. Effective features engage your students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success in working with MS Windows 10. The book’s trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach encourages students to expand their understanding of the Microsoft® Windows 10 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and learning by doing.


  • PROVEN VISUAL APPROACH ENSURES COMPRHENSION: Enhancements throughout this edition give your students the information they need to know, when they need to know it. Clear step-by-step instructions, helpful Q&A features, and improved call-outs on screenshots reinforce the MS Windows 10 skills your students are learning.

  • EXPERIMENTAL STEPS ENGAGE STUDENTS: This unique Experimental Steps feature encourages learners to go beyond step-by-step instructions in order to take full advantage of not only the basic, but also the more advanced features throughout the new Microsoft® Windows 10 operating system.

  • END-OF-MODULE EXERCISES EMPHASIZE PROBLEM-SOLVING AND ENCOURAGE EXPERIMENTATION: This edition’s dynamic exercises at the conclusion of each module increase students’ retention as they encourage critical and creative thinking.

About the Author

Steven M. Freund

Steven M. Freund attended the University of Central Florida and serves as a leader instructor of various Microsoft® Office, computer concepts, programming, and Internet technology courses throughout Central Florida. An integral author for the successful Shelly Cashman Series since 2001, he has presented at the annual customer conference, the Shelly Cashman Series Institute, as well as other customer events. Mr. Freund has co-authored multiple editions of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS, Mozilla Firefox, Windows® Internet Explorer, Windows®, Office, and Dreamweaver books. He has also written numerous successful instructor supplements..

Eric Schmieder

For over 15 years, Mr. Schmieder has served as a computer technology instructor in adjunct and full-time capacities in curriculum instruction, corporate training, continuing education, economic and workforce development, professional development, small business, and webmaster certificate programs throughout North Carolina. His classroom instruction has served students at NC State University and many schools in the NC Community College System. He is a member of the NC Computer Instructors Association (NCCIA), NC Community College Faculty Association (NCCCFA), Textbook and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and US Distance Learning Association (USDLA). He holds certifications as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Master Specialist and is a regular presenter at local and national conferences.

Table of Contents

Module 1. Introduction to Windows 10.
Module 2. Working with the Windows 10 Desktop.
Module 3. File and Folder Management.
Module 4. Personalizing Your Work Environment.
Module 5. Advanced Personalizations and Customizations.
Module 6. Advanced File Searching.

New to this edition

  • BOOK CLEARLY INTRODUCES HELPFUL AND ADVANCED ASPECTS OF MS WINDOWS 10: This dynamic text covers important new Windows 10 features, including the new Start Menu, Search box and Cortana. This intermediate approach also addresses updated techniques for file and folder management. Students learn new personalization and customization options using the Settings app and the Control Panel. In addition, this edition teaches new Windows 10 search functionality to perform advanced file searching.


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

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