2021-09-16

Microsoft Office and Beyond: Computer Concepts and Applications with DVD

This book is a companion for students and novices to introduce the computing environment and the tasks associated with productivity software that will be used throughout their education and professional careers. Designed primarily to address the Windows operating system and the 2010 Microsoft Office application suite, it also includes instructions for using both Open Office and MacOS platforms. The focus of this text is to provide new students and those with some experience with the skills needed to discuss essential computer concepts, navigate and conduct basic tasks using an operating system, and develop files using basic productivity applications. Hands-on labs and video tutorials will support each chapter by demonstrating the principles presented.ALL FILES ON THE COMPANION DISC ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE PUBLISHER ATinfo@merclearning.comFEATURES•Designed to address the Windows operating system and the 2010 Microsoft Office application suite •Integrates the use of both MacOS and OpenOffice into the text to describe the respective concepts in Windows and Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel)•Includes a dynamic 4-color design with supplementary video tutorials to enhance the learning process•Covers the topic of interoperability of the software packages throughout the text•Includes a comprehensive DVD with sample tutorial videos, project files from the text, figures, Excel functions and formulas, and MS Office shortcuts•Numerous instructor supplements and companion Web site available upon adoptionALL FILES ON THE COMPANION DISC ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE PUBLISHER ATinfo@merclearning.comON THE COMPANION DVD!•Sample tutorial videos •Project files from the text•All images from the text TABLE OF CONTENTSSection I: The Computer Environment. 1. Introduction to Computer Concepts. 2. Navigating the Computer Environment. 3. Working with the Web. 4. Microsoft Outlook and Email Clients. Section II: Word Processing and Microsoft Word. 5. Introduction to Word and Word Processing. 6. Developing and Editing Documents. 7. Advanced Features of Word Processing. Section III: Presentation Software and Microsoft PowerPoint. 8. Introduction to PowerPoint and Presentation Software. 9. Creating Effective Presentations. 10. Advanced Features of Presentation Software. Section IV: Spreadsheet Software and Microsoft Excel. 11. Introduction to Excel and Spreadsheet Software. 12. Developing Worksheets and Graphic Representations. 13. Advanced Features of Spreadsheet Software. Section V: Database Software and Microsoft Access. 14. Introduction to Access and Database Software. 15. Developing Relationships, Queries, and Reports. 16. Developing the User Interface and Sharing Your Database. Appendices. A. Additional Productivity Software. B. Online Document Creation and Collaboration.ABOUT THE AUTHORSTheodor Richardson is the Online Program Director and Interim Chair for the Information Technology Department at a private university. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering with a concentration in multimedia and image processing. Charles Thies has a successful track record as an IT executive in business and with the DOD and is currently an instructor at Tulane University.


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Book Title: Microsoft Office and Beyond: Computer Concepts and Applications with DVD

Book Author: Theodor Richardson,Charles Thies

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ISBN: B005HMO7X2