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Jump Right In : Essential Computer Skills Using Microsoft Office 2010,9780132975704

Jump Right In : Essential Computer Skills Using Microsoft Office 2010

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9780132975704

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Pub. Date:
12/27/2011
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

A computer literacy approach completely reinvented for the needs of today's 21st century student Best-selling author and expert teacher Jean Andrews┐ reinvented the basic approach to teaching computer literacy for today's students. Andrews focuses on how computers are really used in personal life, academics, and technical careers. She teaches the #1 competency students need most: the ability to keep learning new skills on their own. Every feature in this book is designed to make learning quick and easy. The book covers core computer skills using real-world projects that help students learn how to use these tools to perform the most common personal and business tasks: Using and managing Windows 7 computers Using the Internet to access and share information, and to do business Using the Web for academic research Capturing and organizing information with OneNote 2010 Using Word 2010 to communicate information and apply for a job Using PowerPoint 2010 to persuade an audience, present a compelling story, or deliver important information Using Excel 2010 to organize data, solve problems, make decisions, and transform data into knowledge Making informed computer buying decisions Keeping computers reliable, fast, and safe

Author Biography

Jean Andrews is a well-known, best-selling author whose books include A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining your PC (Cengage). Andrews has 30+ years of experience in the computer industry, including more than 13 years teaching in college classrooms and three years teaching in public schools. She has worked in a wide variety of businesses and corporations designing, writing, and supporting applications software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting networks.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: Using Windows 7 to Manage Applications and Data

Chapter 2: Finding and Using Information on the Web

Chapter 3: Creating Documents with Microsoft Word

 

Part II: Fundamental Computer Competency

Chapter 4: Using the Web for Research

Chapter 5: Writing Papers Using Microsoft Word Templates and Tools

Chapter 6: Communicating with Others Using the Internet

 

Part III: Enhancing Your Productivity

Chapter 7: Finding a Job Using the Web, a Résumé, and a Business Letter

Chapter 8: Persuading an Audience using a PowerPoint Presentation

Chapter 9: Adding Action and Sound to a Presentation using PowerPoint

Chapter 10: Managing Numbers and Text using Excel

Chapter 11: Organizing and Making Sense of Data using Excel

 

Part IV: Buying and Caring for Your Own Computer

Chapter 12: Connecting to the Internet and Securing a Computer

Chapter 13: Maintaining a Computer and Fixing Computer Problems

Chapter 14: Buying Your Own Personal Computer

 

Solutions Appendix (step-by-step instructions for Mastering Projects)

Chapter 1 Solutions: Using Windows 7 to Manage Applications and Data

Chapter 2 Solutions: Finding and Using Information on the Web

Chapter 3 Solutions: Creating Documents with Microsoft Word

Chapter 4 Solutions: Using the Web for Research

Chapter 5 Solutions: Writing Papers Using Microsoft Word Templates and Tools

Chapter 6 Solutions: Communicating with Others Using the Internet

Chapter 7 Solutions: Finding a Job Using the Web, a Résumé, and a Business Letter

Chapter 8 Solutions: Persuading an Audience using a PowerPoint Presentation

Chapter 9 Solutions: Adding Action and Sound to a Presentation using PowerPoint

Chapter 10 Solutions: Managing Numbers and Text using Excel

Chapter 11 Solutions: Organizing and Making Sense of Data using Excel

Chapter 12 Solutions: Connecting to the Internet and Securing a Computer

Chapter 13 Solutions: Maintaining a Computer and Fixing Computer Problems

Chapter 14 Solutions: Buying Your Own Personal Computer



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