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New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory, Spiral bound Version, 1st Edition

  • Patrick Carey
  • Carol DesJardins
  • Ann Shaffer
  • Mark Shellman
  • Sasha Vodnik
  • ISBN-10: 1305879171
  • ISBN-13: 9781305879171
  • 1024 Pages | Spiralbound
  • Previous Editions: 2016, 2014, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Help your students develop the Microsoft® Office 2016 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY. Updated to provide all-new case scenarios, this dynamic introduction applies skills that students are learning to real-world situations to ensure that concepts remain highly relevant. New Productivity Apps provide a visual introduction to Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to use each app. With an unmatched emphasis on learning outcomes and transference of skills, NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: INTRODUCTORY helps you engage your students by clearly demonstrating the importance of what they’re learning.

Features

  • TEXT CLEARLY INTRODUCES THE NEW MICROSOFT® WINDOWS 10 OPERATING SYSTEM. Students increase their skills in using the new Microsoft® Edge browser, and Cortana -- the electronic personal assistant provided with Windows 10.

  • COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST NEW OFFICE 2016 FEATURES. Students learn to fully utilize the “Tell me” Help feature; the updated Spelling and Grammar checker; the Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint®; and the new Excel chart types, including histogram, waterfall, and sunburst charts.

  • PROSKILLS BOXES CONNECT OFFICE 2016 CONCEPTS TO CAREER SUCCESS. These helpful features emphasize the relevance of the Office skills your students are learning by providing guidance on how to use the software most effectively in professional situations.

About the Author

Patrick Carey

Mr. Patrick Carey received his M.S. in biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Today, Mr. Carey has authored or co-authored more than 20 leading academic and trade texts for the software industry.

Carol DesJardins

Ms. Carol DesJardins spent 25 years in the private sector as a programmer, systems analyst and eventually Chief Information Officer. During that time, she honed her skills with Excel as an analysis tool. She transitioned her knowledge to the classroom and has taught several applications and programming courses. Ms. DesJardins co-authored her first textbook on Excel. In addition to writing, she continues to teach at St. Clair County Community College.

Ann Shaffer

Ms. Ann Shaffer is the co-author of NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT® WORD and has contributed to many other Cengage publications. She has more than 25 years of experience as a developmental editor and co-author of books, journal articles and multimedia in a variety of fields, including computer science, mathematics, history, engineering and social sciences. She holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mark Shellman

Dr. Mark Shellman is an instructor and the Chair of the Information Technology Department at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. Dr. Mark, as his students refer to him, prides himself on being student-centered and loves learning himself. His favorite subjects in the information technology realm include databases and programming languages. Dr. Mark has been teaching information technology for more than thirty years and has co-authored several texts in the New Perspectives Series on Microsoft® Access databases.

Sasha Vodnik

Mr. Sasha Vodnik is a web developer, author and instructor. He enjoys the challenge of remaining on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web and welcomes the opportunity to explain how to write clean, powerful code in languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.

Table of Contents

Productivity Apps for School and Work.
Essential Computer Concepts.
Managing Your Files.
Internet Basics and Information Literacy.
Word Module 1: Creating and Editing a Document.
Word Module 2: Navigating and Formatting a Document.
Word Module 3: Creating Tables and a Multipage Report.
Word Module 4: Enhancing Page Layout and Design.
Excel Module 1: Getting Started with Excel.
Excel Module 2: Formatting Workbook Text and Data.
Excel Module 3: Performing Calculations with Formulas and Functions.
Excel Module 4: Analyzing and Charting Financial Data.
Access Module 1: Creating a Database.
Access Module 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships.
Access Module 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database.
Access Module 4: Creating Forms and Reports.
PowerPoint Module 1: Creating a Presentation.
PowerPoint Module 2: Adding Media and Special Effects.
Appendix A: Introduction to Cloud Computing and Office 365.

New to this edition

  • NEW BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. These practical case scenarios throughout each module and end-of-module exercises, including Review Assignments and Case Problems, help students apply both skills and concepts to real-world situations.
  • 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's Website  (ISBN-10: 1305879201 | ISBN-13: 9781305879201)

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: 1305879236 | ISBN-13: 9781305879232)

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.

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MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Carey/Desjardins/Shaffer/Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305882466 | ISBN-13: 9781305882461)

MindTap Computing for Carey/Desjardins/Shaffer/Shellman/Vodnik’s New Perspectives 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.

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 Carey/DesJardins/Shaffer/Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305879279 | ISBN-13: 9781305879270)

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MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Carey/Desjardins/Shaffer/Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1305882466 | ISBN-13: 9781305882461)

MindTap Computing for Carey/Desjardins/Shaffer/Shellman/Vodnik’s New Perspectives 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 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.