In today’s competitive job market, well-developed employability skills are required—especially those associated with computer and technology usage. The ability to use Microsoft Office is a necessary job-specific skill for the 21st-century workplace. Introduction to Microsoft Office 2019 will prepare students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-recognized certification in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook, as well as the Key Applications exam for IC3 Digital Literacy Certification.
Microsoft Office 2019 concepts are presented in an easy step-by-step approach that enables students to focus on the essential elements of the software without becoming overwhelmed. By studying this text, students will better understand the role of technology in the workplace and be able to apply Microsoft Office skills in real-world situations.
Special bonus! The Online Learning Suite includes the online Certification Prep for Microsoft Office 2019. This provides hands-on practice in the basic skills needed to be successful using the software and prepare for MOS 2019 certification exams: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.
Kathleen M. Austin - was a senior lecturer in the School of Information Arts and Technologies at the University of Baltimore. She has participated in the development of many educational multimedia projects. She has authored, co-authored, or contributed to several textbooks, including Consumer Mathematics and Mathematics of the World of Work. She holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctor of Communications Design from the University of Baltimore as well as IC3 certification.
Lorraine N. Bergkvist - is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Baltimore providing instruction in Visual Basic programming, database implementation, and web-page creation. She is also the owner of Federal Hill Résumé Center, which provides professional résumé-writing services as well as consulting and editing in the information technology field. She developed the curriculum and taught the Introduction to Technology course at the University of Baltimore and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. She holds a Master of Education degree from Towson University and IC3 certification and has received several scholarships and grants in the technology field.