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COMPUTER Applications with Microsoft Office 2013

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Print Edition
COMPUTER Applications with Microsoft Office 2013 - Text with data files CD
ISBN: 978-0-76385-186-6
eBook Edition
COMPUTER Applications with Microsoft Office 2013 - eBook with 6-month online access (code via email)
ISBN: 978-0-76385-481-2
eBook Edition
COMPUTER Applications with Microsoft Office 2013 - eBook with 6-month online access (code via mail)
ISBN: 978-0-76385-485-0

Pages: 512 | Copyright: 2013

Author(s): Denise Seguin


COMPUTER Applications with Microsoft Office 2013 is Paradigm’s all-new textbook for introduction to computers courses. With this text students will learn the computer skills they need to succeed in their academic and professional lives. The text provides comprehensive coverage of computer concepts—including hardware, software, the Internet, social media, security, and ethics—as well as applications from the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. Challenging end-of-chapter exercises move students from simple recall to advanced thinking.

Using a projects-based approach, students will:

  • Learn the need-to-know computer skills to be successful in today’s digital world
  • “Do” activities – topics are organized in brief 2- and 4-page spreads that appeal to a variety of learners
  • Refer to visual aids throughout the text, including pictures, diagrams, charts, graphs, etc.
  • Review and reinforce learning through end-of-chapter projects – presented in increasing levels of difficulty
  • Be exposed to the latest concepts, software, and applications – including green computing, ethics, Windows 8, and Microsoft Office 2013!

The applications chapters are based on Windows 8 with Windows 7 covered on the Internet Resource Center at

This is a split of  Paradigm’s brand new Computer Concepts and Applications series by Denise Seguin. The other two textbooks in the series are COMPUTER Concepts with Microsoft Office 2013 (available in Winter of 2013) and COMPUTER Concepts (available in October 2012).

Table of Contents

1. Using Windows 8 and Managing Files. 2. Navigating and Searching the Web. 3. Exploring Microsoft Office 2013 Essentials. 4. Organizing and Managing Class Notes using OneNote. 5. Communicating and Scheduling Using Outlook. 6. Creating, Editing, and Formatting Documents using Word. 7. Enhancing a Document with Special Features. 8. Creating, Editing, and Formatting a Worksheet using Excel. 9. Working with Functions, Charts, Tables, and Page Layout Options in Excel. 10. Creating, Editing, and Formatting a Presentation using PowerPoint. 11. Enhancing a Presentation with Pictures, Sound, Video, and Animation Effects. 12. Using and Querying an Access Database. 13. Creating a Table, Form, and Report in Access. 14. Integrating Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access Components. 15. Using Windows Live SkyDrive and Other Cloud Computing Technologies.

Add'l Package Options

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COMPUTER Concepts & Microsoft Office 2013 - SNAP Tutorials CD
ISBN: 978-0-76385-626-7
Author Bio

Denise Seguin has served in the Faculty of Business at Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology in London, Ontario since 1986. She developed curriculum and taught a variety of office technology, software applications, and accounting courses to learners in postsecondary Information Technology diploma programs and Continuing Education courses. Seguin has served as Program Coordinator for Computer Systems Technician, Computer Systems Technology, Office Administration, and Law Clerk programs and was acting Chair of the School of Information Technology in 2001. Along with authoring COMPUTER Concepts and Microsoft Office 2013, she has also authored and co-authored many computer application textbooks for Paradigm Education Solutions.