About the Courseware

Pages: 392 | Copyright: 2017

Author(s): Nita Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup; Audrey Roggenkamp, Pierce College Puyallup; and Ian Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup

Marquee Series, Microsoft Office 2016 Brief Editionprovides a highly effective, visual approach to learning the essential skills in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Its graduated instruction allows students to move from easy step-by-step learning to validating skills through realistic projects and facilitates accelerated learning.

Table of Contents

Word 2016

1. Creating and Editing a Document

2. Formatting Characters and Paragraphs

3. Formatting and Enhancing a Document

Excel 2016

1. Analyzing Data Using Excel

2. Editing and Formatting Worksheets

3. Using Functions, Setting Print Options, and Adding Visual Elements

Access 2016

1. Maintaining Data in Access Tables

2. Creating Tables and Relationships

3. Creating Queries, Forms, and Reports

PowerPoint 2016

1. Preparing a Presentation

2. Editing and Enhancing Slides. Integrating Programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Courseware Features

  • Program openers provide an overview of the software’s best uses and give students a preview of the software features and workplace applications. The openers also provide an overview and visual representation of some of the projects that students will complete.
  • Precheck quizzes allow students to check their current skills before starting section work.
  • Each program section begins with a list of skills and an overview and model answer preview of the projects completed in that section.
  • Activities begin with a short explanation of the application’s features followed by streamlined, point-and-click instruction that pares reading to a minimum.
  • Interactive tutorials provide guided training and measured practice.


About SNAP 2016

SNAP is a web-based training and assessment platform that accelerates student success in Microsoft Office. Students get real-world experience working directly in the Microsoft software and instructors get a suite of powerful tools at their fingertips. Through real-time analytics, instructors get instant performance insight on their students’ work, and students can identify their challenges to define their own individual learning paths to success.

  • Precheck quizzes test students’ knowledge of the chapter content before they study the material. Students can use the results to help focus their study on the skills they need to learn.
  • Tutorials guide students through the steps for the skills and then allow them to practice on their own. These interactive tutorials include simple instructions and optional help.
  • Preview images show how students’ file should look when they have completed each chapter, skill, review exercise, or assessment.
  • Recheck quizzes at the end of each chapter enable students to recheck their understanding of the chapter content.
  • The Workbook ebook provides study resources (such as presentations with audio support, Study Notes, and Tips & Hints), review exercises, and assessments to help reinforce students’ understanding of the concepts, features, and skills covered in the textbook.