The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation. This approach is based on clearly defining projects for readers in a way thatrs"s easy to understand. Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2007; Formatting and Organizing Text; Using Graphics and Tables; Special Document Formats, Columns, and Mail Merge; Creating a Worksheet and Charting Data; Managing Workbooks and Analyzing Data; Using Functions and Tables; Getting Started with Access Databases and Tables; Sort and Query a Database; Forms, Filters, and Reports; Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007; Designing a PowerPoint Presentation; Enhancing a Presentation with Animation, Tables, and Charts; Using Access Data with Other Office Programs; Using Tables in Word and Excel; Using Excel as a Data Source in a Mail Merge; Linking Data in Office Documents; Creating Presentation Content from Office Documents MARKET: For professionals seeking to learn and understand Microsoft Office 2007.
Shelley Gaskin, Series Editor for the GO! Series, is a professor of business and computer technology at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California. She holds a master's degree in business education from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in adult and community education from Ball State University. Dr. Gaskin has 15 years of experience in the computer industry with several Fortune 500 companies and has developed and written training materials for custom systems applications in both the public and private sector. She is also the author of books on Microsoft Outlook and word processing.
Robert L. Ferret recently retired as the director of the Center for Instructional Computing at Eastern Michigan University, where he provided computer training and support to faculty. He has authored or co-authored more than 70 books on Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, WordPerfect, and Word. Before writing the GO! Series, Bob was a series editor and author for the Learn Series. He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in geography, and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary technology from Eastern Michigan University. Bob’s doctoral studies were in instructional technology at Wayne State University. For fun, Bob teaches a four-week computers and genealogy class and has written genealogy and local history books.
Alicia Vargas is a faculty member in Business Information Technology at Pasadena City College. She holds a master's and a bachelor's degree in business education from California State University, Los Angeles, and has authored several textbooks and training manuals on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.