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

  • Marjorie S. Hunt
  • Barbara Clemens
  • ISBN-10: 1305878949
  • ISBN-13: 9781305878945
  • 440 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2010
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Captivate both computer rookies and pros as you guide them in mastering Microsoft® Office 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: FUNDAMENTALS, part of the acclaimed Illustrated Series. Praised for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series features a hallmark two-page layout that allows students to see an entire task in one view. Presentations are 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 coverage of Productivity Apps visually introduces Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix, and Edge using fun, hands-on activities. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help 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 fundamental skills to apply to work or school assignments.

  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS MASTER FUNDAMENTAL MS OFFICE 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 important 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 fundamental Microsoft® 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 Microsoft® 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 this text a resource students will frequently reference both during and after your course.

About the Author

Marjorie S. Hunt

Marjorie Hunt has been managing, writing, editing, and publishing books on Microsoft Office applications for more than 15 years. She is currently a senior content developer at Cengage Learning.

Barbara Clemens

Barbara Clemens has been a writer, editor, software product manager and instructor for more than 30 years. She has worked with Addison-Wesley Publishing, Course Technology and Cengage Learning. Ms. Clemens has edited and written numerous leading Microsoft® Office and Microsoft® Windows textbooks and has created instructional videos and online courses for MS Office.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work.
Module 0: Understanding Essential Computer Concepts.
Windows 10.
Module 1: Getting Started with Windows 10.
Module 2: Understanding File Management.
Office 2016.
Module 3: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2016.
Word 2016.
Module 4: Creating a Document.
Module 5: Enhancing a Document.
Module 6: Adding Special Elements to a Document.
Excel 2016.
Module 7: Creating a Worksheet.
Module 8: Using Complex Formulas, Functions, and Tables.
Module 9: Working with Charts.
Access 2016.
Module 10: Creating a Database.
Module 11: Working with Data.
Module 12: Creating Database Reports.
PowerPoint 2016.
Module 13: Creating a Presentation.
Module 14: Polishing and Running a Presentation.
Module 15: Integrating Office 2016 Programs.

New to this edition

  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR SCHOOL AND WORK MODULE PROVIDE A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by 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.
  • COMPREHENSIVE UPDATES REFLECT THE LATEST FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS THROUGHOUT MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016 AND WINDOWS 10. Your students gain a solid understanding of the very latest Microsoft® Office skills to apply to work or school assignments.
  • NEW RUNNING CASE FEATURES PEPPER'S GREEN BASKET. This fresh, ongoing case features a grocery store chain that offers wholesome food to urban communities at reasonable prices. In addition, all End-of-Module exercise examples feature new companies and cases.

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: 1305879015 | ISBN-13: 9781305879010)

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.

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

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.