Skills for Success with Microsoft Word 2016 Comprehensive : 9780134479491

Skills for Success with Microsoft Word 2016 Comprehensive

Adkins & Gaskin
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780134479491
ISBN 10
 
0134479491
Published
 
18/03/2016
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
512
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$135.99
 
 
Title type
 
$65.00
 
 
Description

Skills for Success teaches students the way they prefer to learn software—instead of reading big blocks of text, they'd rather see and do. Using the hallmark visual layout, students complete an entire skill in just two pages. Step-by-step instructions are aligned with full size screens image to guide students as they progress through each new skill. No matter what device they are using—desktop or tablet—or their current skill level, students will learn what they need to get started quickly.

 

Table of contents
  • Part 1 | Getting Started with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Chapter 1 Common Features of Office 2016
  • Part 2 | Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Introduction to Word 
  • Chapter 1 Create Letters and Memos
  • Chapter 2 Create Business Reports
  • Chapter 3 Create Flyers
  • Chapter 4 Create Newsletters and Mail Merge Documents
  • Chapter 5 Create Static Forms
  • Chapter 6 Create a Brochure
  • Chapter 7 Prepare a Document with References
  • Chapter 8 Collaborate and Share Documents
  • Chapter 9 Work with Styles and Hyperlinks
  • Chapter 10 Create Forms and Macros 
  • Glossary
  • Appendix
  • Index
New to this edition

About the Book

  • Extensive coverage of key skills students need for professional and personal success.
    • NEW! More Skills are now included in the book instead of online to ensure that you and your students benefit from the coverage. These projects go beyond the main skills covered to provide additional training covering more advanced topics and some MOS skills. A New MyITLab grader project covers the core objectives from all 4 More Skills.
    • NEW! Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Objective integration ensures students learn the MOS objectives and are easily found for exam awareness and preparation.
    • NEW! Collaborating with Google projects require students to apply their knowledge with another tool, replicating what happens in the today’s work environment.
  • Clearly defined, measurable learning outcomes and objectives
    • NEW! Learning Outcomes and Objectives have been clarified and expanded at the beginning of each chapter to define what students will learn, and are tied to the chapter assessments for clear measurement and efficacy.
  • Learning Tools and Resources
    • NEW! Project Summary Chart details the end-of-chapter projects from review, and problem-solving, to critical thinking, and demonstration of proficiency.
    • NEW! Skills Summary Chart lists all the Skills and Procedures and shortcut keys covered in the chapter, making remembering what was covered easier!
    • NEW! MOS Skills Chart and Objective quiz provide a list of the MOS skills covered in the chapter and a short quiz to assess understanding.
    • NEW! Watch Skill Videos (formerly Student Training videos) are author-created training videos for each Skill in the chapter to Make learning and remediation easier. These are directly linked in MyITLab eText.
    • NEW! Biz Skills videos help teach students critical life and work skills, such as Interviewing, and Email Etiquette. These are directly linked in MyITLab eText.
    • NEW! Wide screen images with clear callouts provide better viewing and usability.
    • NEW! Application Introductions provide a brief overview of the application and put the chapters in context for students.

 

Also available with MyITLab

MyITLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, to engage students and improve results. HTML5 Simulation exercises and Live-in-Application Grader projects come with the convenience of auto-grading and instant feedback, helping students learn more quickly and effectively. MyITLab builds the critical skills needed for college and career success. Digital badges lets students showcase their Microsoft Office or Computer Concepts competencies, keeping them motivated and focused on their future careers.

 

Features & benefits
  • The design enhances usability and fits the work style of today’s students.
    • 10 x 8 Format makes it easy for students to use the book in a lab, and to read and type at the same time by simply propping the book up on a desk, in front of their monitor, or laying it on their lap.
    • A two-page spread for each skill help students keep their momentum without flipping pages.
    • Screenshots appear next to the skills on the page so students can easily check to see that they are doing the procedures correctly.
  • Extensive coverage of key skills students need for professional and personal success.
    • Every chapter covers ten skills with real-world projects that meet the Learning Objectives and Outcomes.
    • NEW! More Skills are now included in the book instead of online to ensure that you and your students benefit from the coverage. These projects go beyond the main skills covered to provide additional training covering more advanced topics and some MOS skills.
    • NEW! Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Objective integration ensures students learn the MOS objectives and are easily found for exam awareness and preparation.
    • NEW! Collaborating with Google projects require students to apply their knowledge with another tool, replicating what happens in the today’s work environment.
  • Clearly defined, measurable learning outcomes and objectives
    • NEW! Learning Outcomes and Objectives have been clarified and expanded at the beginning of each chapter to define what students will learn, and are tied to the chapter assessments for clear measurement and efficacy.
    • A wide range of projects ensures learning objectives and outcomes are achieved
      • Objective-based: Matching & Multiple choice, Discussion
      • Review projects: Skills Review, Skills Assessments 1 & 2
      • Problem-Solving: My Skills and Visual Skills Check
      • Critical Thinking: Skills Challenges 1 & 2 and More Skills Assessment
      • Application Capstone Projects provided for each application ensure that students are ready to move on to the next application.
      • Integrated Projects follow each application so that as students learn a new application, they also learn how to use it with other applications.
      • Office Online Projects provide hands-on experience with the web version of the Office applications to ensure students are familiar with the differences and become proficient with working between different versions of the tools.
  • Learning Tools and Resources
    • NEW! Project Summary Chart details the end-of-chapter projects from review, and problem-solving, to critical thinking, and demonstration of proficiency.
    • NEW! Skills Summary Chart lists all the Skills and Procedures and shortcut keys covered in the chapter, making remembering what was covered easier!
    • NEW! MOS Skills Chart and Objective quiz provide a list of the MOS skills covered in the chapter and a short quiz to assess understanding.
    • NEW! Wide screen images with clear callouts provide better viewing and usability.
    • NEW! Application Introductions provide a brief overview of the application and put the chapters in context for students.
  • Innovation Station: monthly articles from your Pearson authors keep you current with Microsoft Office and Windows, including tips for understanding automatic updates, adjusting to and utilizing new capabilities, and optimising your Office course.

 

Author biography

Catherine Hain is an instructor at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She teaches computer applications classes in the Business and Information Technology School, both in the classroom and through the distance learning office. Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and Marketing and a master’s degree in Business Administration.

 

 

 

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