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

  • David Beskeen
  • ISBN-10: 1305878175
  • ISBN-13: 9781305878174
  • 144 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Engage both computer rookies and hot shots as you guide them in mastering Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & POWERPOINT® 2016: INTRODUCTORY. Praised by instructors 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 images reflect exactly what students should see on their own computer screens. Each module begins with a brief overview of the lesson’s principles and introduces a case study for further application. In addition, new Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge using hands-on activities.

Features

  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS MASTER ESSENTIAL MICROSOFT® POWERPOINT® 2016 SKILLS. This edition’s introduces the best features in Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 with step-by-step instructions on creating and modifying a presentation, inserting objects, and finalizing a presentation.

  • 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 Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 skills.

  • "QUICK TIPS" AND "TROUBLES" HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. This edition highlights common Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 mistakes and cautions readers with 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® PowerPoint® 2016 skills.

  • BOOK SERVES AS AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE RESOURCE NOW AND IN FUTURE CAREERS. The clear presentation and easily accessible information throughout this edition make 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.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work.
Office Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 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.

New to this edition

  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDE 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.
  • UPDATED CASE STUDY EMPHASIZES APPLICATIONS OF SKILLS. The contemporary Case Study woven throughout this edition introduces Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 topics and advantages to learners using memorable real world examples.

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: 1305878191 | ISBN-13: 9781305878198)

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’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305878248 | ISBN-13: 9781305878242)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint 2016: Comprehensive 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.

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’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305878248 | ISBN-13: 9781305878242)

MindTap Computing for Beskeen’s Illustrated Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint 2016: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. 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 your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK 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 into a guide you organize.

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.