Microsoft® Office 2013: In Practice 1 9780073519388 Randy Nordell Microsoft® Office 2013: In Practice Topic, Instruction, Practice! Microsoft® Office 2013: In Practice offers a fresh, new approach to teaching today's students Microsoft® Office skills by clearly introducing skills in a logical sequence: 1) Topic 2) Instruction and 3) Practice. Nordell's T.I.P.s approach builds a foundation for success by helping students practice what they learn, and provides transferable skills that allow students to grasp critical thinking beyond the textbook assignment. In Practice seamlessly integrates with SIMnet Online, McGraw-Hill's online learning and assessment solution, which has 1:1 content to help students practice and master computing concepts and Microsoft® Office skills. In Practice projects in SIMgrader allow students to practice their skills in a live Office application. Students receive immediate feedback upon completion of these auto-graded projects. The integration of In Practice with SIMnet helps to meet the diverse needs of students and accommodate individual learning styles.
Microsoft® Office 2013: In Practice

Microsoft® Office 2013: In Practice

1st Edition
By Randy Nordell and Pat Graves and Kari Wood and Annette Easton
ISBN10: 0073519383
ISBN13: 9780073519388
Copyright: 2014

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ISBN10: 0073519383 | ISBN13: 9780073519388



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Program Details

Office–Chapter 1: Microsoft Office 2014 Overview

Word–Chapter 1: Creating and Editing Business Documents

Word–Chapter 2: Formatting and Customising Documents

Word–Chapter 3: Using Tables, Columns, and Graphics

Word–Chapter 4: Using Templates and Mail Merge

Integrating Word Skills

Excel–Chapter 1: Creating and Editing Worksheets

Excel–Chapter 2: Using Formulas and Functions

Excel–Chapter 3: Creating and Editing Charts

Excel–Chapter 4: Importing, Creating Data Tables, and Filtering Data

Integrating Word and Excel Skills

Access–Chapter 1: Creating a Database and Tables

Access–Chapter 2: Using Design View, Data Validation, and Relationships

Access–Chapter 3: Creating and Using Queries

Access–Chapter 4: Creating and Using Forms and Reports

Integrating Word, Excel, and Access Skills

PowerPoint–Chapter 1: Creating and Editing Presentations

PowerPoint–Chapter 2: Illustrating Slides with Pictures and Graphical Elements

PowerPoint–Chapter 3: Preparing for Delivery and Using a Slide Presentation

Integrating Office Skills


– Using Office Help

– Business Document Formats

– Getting the Most Out of SimNet and SimGrader

– Office Shortcuts

– Office Web Apps

– Customising Microsoft Office 2014

– Certification??

– OneNote??

– Using (Running) Office 2014 for Mac Users (partitioning your hard drive dual boot)

About the Author

Randy Nordell

Randy Nordell is a Professor of Business Technology at American River College in Sacramento, California. He has been an educator for over 20 years and has taught at the high school, community college, and university levels. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus, a single subject teaching credential from Fresno State University, a master’s degree in Education from Fresno Pacific University, and a doctorate in Education from Argosy University. Randy is the author of Microsoft Office 2013: In Practice and Microsoft Outlook 2010, and he speaks regularly at conferences on the integration of technology into the curriculum. When he is not teaching, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, skiing, swimming, and enjoying the California weather and terrain.

Pat Graves

Pat Graves is a Professor Emeritus at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. She began her career as a high school teacher. After receiving her doctorate in Education from Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis), she taught in the Eastern Illinois University School of Business for 20 years. Pat has been an author of PowerPoint textbooks for McGraw-Hill Higher Education since 2002 and has authored textbooks about Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. When not writing, she travels, spends time with family and friends, enjoys the music city of Nashville, and appreciates the peacefulness of the Tennessee mountains.

Kari Wood

Kari Wood, Ph.D. is a Professor of Business at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota. She has been an educator for over 12 years at the university level and conducted industry software training prior to her professorship. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Bemidji State University, a master’s degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University, Moorhead, and a doctorate in Organizational Management, with an emphasis in Information Technology from Capella University, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kari is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). She holds Quality Matters (QM) certification as a peer reviewer for online course design and is also a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE). When she is not teaching, Kari enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, lifting, running, reading, and watching movies.

Annette Easton

Annette Easton, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University. She has been an educator for over 20 years at the university level and has served as a school board trustee for eight years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno, and a doctorate in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. Annette has published articles on information technology education, electronic meeting systems, and integrating new technologies into the information systems curriculum.She co-authored Cases for Modern Systems Development and she presents regularly at conferences. When not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, and cooking.