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

  • David Beskeen
  • Carol M. Cram
  • Jennifer Duffy
  • Lisa Friedrichsen
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1305876024
  • ISBN-13: 9781305876026
  • 656 Pages | Spiralbound
  • Previous Editions: 2016, 2014, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Captivate both computer rookies and hot shots as you guide them in mastering Microsoft® Office 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY, part of the acclaimed Illustrated Series. Praised 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 skills covered in each lesson. Larger full-color screen images reflect exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each module begins with a brief overview of the lesson’s principles and introduces an updated case study for further application. New Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge using fun, hands-on activities. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help your students learn to master each app.

Features

  • COMPREHENSIVE UPDATES REFLECT THE LATEST FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS THROUGHOUT MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016. Your students gain a solid understanding of the very latest Microsoft® Office skills to apply to work or school assignments.

  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS MASTER ESSENTIAL SKILLS. This edition’s direct, proven instructional approach teaches how to use Microsoft® Office 2016 -- including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint®. Students also learn to master skills in Windows® 10 and Outlook and better understand essential computer concepts. A featured updated case study in each module engages learners with real-world situations to demonstrate how to apply their skills while learning the software.

  • UNIQUE TWO-PAGE SPREAD PRESENTS AN ENTIRE TASK IN A SINGLE VIEW. This proven, focused visual approach keeps learners of all levels engaged and actively learning important MS Office 2016 skills.

  • "QUICK TIPS" AND "TROUBLES" HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. This edition highlights common mistakes and cautions readers with special features and helpful 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 their MS Office 2016 skills.

  • BOOK SERVES AS AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE RESOURCE NOW AND IN FUTURE CAREERS. The clear presentation and easily accessible information throughout this edition makes it a resource students will frequently reference both 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.

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.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work.
Concepts Module 1:
Understanding Essential Computer Concepts
WINDOWS 10:
Module 1: Getting Started with Windows 10.
Module 2: Understanding File Management.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016:
Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft® Office 2016.
MICROSOFT WORD 2016:
Module 1: Creating Documents with Word 2016.
Module 2: Editing Documents.
Module 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs.
Module 4: Formatting Documents.
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016:
Module 1: Getting Started with Excel 2016.
Module 2: Working with Formulas and Function.
Module 3: Formatting a Worksheet.
Module 4: Working with Charts.
INTEGRATION:
Module 1: Integrating Word and Excel.
MICROSOFT ACCESS 2016:
Module 1: Getting Started with Access 2016.
Module 2: Building and Using Queries.
Module 3: Using Forms.
Module 4: Using Reports.
INTEGRATION:
Module 2: Integrating Word, Excel and Access.
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2016:
Module 1: Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint 2016.
Module 2: Modifying a Presentation.
Module 3: Inserting Objects into a Presentation.
Module 4: Finishing a Presentation.
INTEGRATION:
Module 3: Integrating Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2016:
Module 1: Getting Started with Email.
Module 2: Managing Information Using Outlook.

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. 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

Instructor Website  (ISBN-10: 1305876091 | ISBN-13: 9781305876095)

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.

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.

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305877756 | ISBN-13: 9781305877757)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory 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.

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305883039 | ISBN-13: 9781305883031)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory 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.

LMS Integrated MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305877802 | ISBN-13: 9781305877801)

This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their MindTap Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

LMS Integrated MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305883071 | ISBN-13: 9781305883079)

This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their MindTap Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

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 Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305877756 | ISBN-13: 9781305877757)

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MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305883039 | ISBN-13: 9781305883031)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen/Cram/Duffy/Friedrichsen/Reding’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory 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 efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE THE TEXT 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 or noted into a guide you organize.

LMS Integrated MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305877802 | ISBN-13: 9781305877801)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

LMS Integrated MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305883071 | ISBN-13: 9781305883079)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

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.