Beginning Excel®

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Pub Date: 2017

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

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Reviewed by Chuck McGill, Teaching Specialist, University of Minnesota, on 6/11/2015.

This book is extremely detailed and comprehensive. It teaches Fundamental Skills, Mathematical Computations, Logical and Lookup Functions, and … read more

 

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Reviewed by Diane Shingledecker, Full Time Computer Applications Instructor, Portland Community College, on 1/8/2016.

The skills covered in the text are very comprehensive including a lot of screen prints. Unfortunately, we teach tables and working with multiple … read more

 

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Reviewed by Carrie Pedersen, Instructor, Portland Community College, on 1/8/2016.

Learning objectives are provided for each section. Review questions are available. Chapter review assignments and chapter tests are provided for … read more

 

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Reviewed by Joni Meisner, Instructor, Portland Community College, on 8/22/2016.

The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the fundamental skills of Excel, including mathematical computations, logical and lookup computations … read more

 

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Reviewed by Ihab AbuZayda, Assistant Professor, Reynolds Community College, on 2/9/2017.

This textbook is very well-written. It is comprehensive and covers a wide spectrum of important spreadsheet software topics. Nonetheless, there are … read more

 

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Reviewed by Paul Ewell, Department Chair , Virginia Wesleyan College, on 2/9/2017.

This is an extremely comprehensive book that provides a significant level of detail guiding the user from the very introductory stages of how to use … read more

 

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Reviewed by Veronica Gibson, Assistant Professor, Virginia State University, on 6/21/2017.

Very good outline/table of content layout and coverage of basic skills needed.… read more

 

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
Chapter 1 - Fundamental Skills
Chapter 2 - Mathematical Computations
Chapter 3 - Formulas, Functions, Logical and Lookup Functions
Chapter 4 - Presenting Data with Charts
Chapter 5 - Tables
Chapter 6 - Multiple Sheet Files
 
Appendix

About the Book

This textbook was written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel. While the figures shown utilize Excel 2016, the textbook was written to be applicable to other versions of Excel as well. The book introduces new users to the basics of spreadsheets and is appropriate for students in any major who have not used Excel before.

About the Contributors

Author(s)

Noreen Brown, Barbara Lave, Julie Romey, Mary Schatze and Diana Shingledecker