New Perspectives on Microsoft® Windows 8, Comprehensive, 1st Edition
- June Jamrich Parsons
- Dan Oja
- Lisa Ruffolo
- ISBN-10: 1285080874
- ISBN-13: 9781285080871
- 704 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2002
- COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 takes a critical-thinking approach to teaching Windows 8 concepts and skills. In addition to in-depth coverage of essential topics, this book also covers some of the coolest new features to the Windows Operating System including Apps, the Charms Bar, mobile computing, and touch screen capabilities. The New Perspectives Series also has pedagogical elements to help students with all learning styles absorb key information. The Visual Overview at the beginning of each tutorial gives students a graphic view of the content, as well as a study guide for later use. ProSkill Boxes and Exercises provide students with information and practice on Professional Skills that relate to that tutorial's content. Troubleshoot Exercises provide an opportunity for students to apply their skills in a critical thinking setting.
Tutorial 1: Exploring the Basics of Microsoft Windows 8.
Tutorial 2: Organizing Your Files.
Tutorial 3: Personalizing Your Windows Environment.
Tutorial 4: Working with the Internet and Email.
Tutorial 5: Protecting your computer.
Tutorial 6: Searching for Information.
Tutorial 7: Managing Multimedia Files.
Tutorial 8: Connecting to Networks with Mobile Computing.
Tutorial 9: Maintaining Hardware and Software.
Tutorial 10: Improving Your Computer's Performance.
Appendix A: Using Windows 8 with a Touch Screen Device.
Appendix B: Exploring Additional Windows 8 Tools.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.