Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Comprehensive

Author: Gary B. Shelly,Susan L. Sebok

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143907903X

Category: Computers

Page: 888

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Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Office 2010, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft PowerPoint 2010Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the PowerPoint 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Microsoft Office Word 2007 Step by Step

Author: Joan Lambert,Joyce Cox

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735637881

Category: Computers

Page: 448

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Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to create impressive documents with Word 2007. With Step By Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Apply styles and themes to your document for a polished look Add graphics and text effects—and see a live preview Organize information with new SmartArt diagrams and charts Insert references, footnotes, indexes, a table of contents Send documents for review and manage revisions Turn your ideas into blogs, Web pages, and more Your all-in-one learning experience includes: Files for building skills and practicing the book’s lessons Fully searchable eBook Bonus quick reference to the Ribbon, the new Microsoft Office interface Windows Vista Product Guide eBook—plus more resources and extras on CD For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Teach Like a Champion 2.0

62 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College

Author: Doug Lemov

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118901851

Category: Education

Page: 504

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One of the most influential teaching guides ever—updated! Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away. The first edition of Teach Like a Champion influenced thousands of educators because author Doug Lemov's teaching strategies are simple and powerful. Now, updated techniques and tools make it even easier to put students on the path to college readiness. Here are just a few of the brand new resources available in the 2.0 edition: Over 70 new video clips of real teachers modeling the techniques in the classroom A selection of never before seen techniques inspired by top teachers around the world Brand new structure emphasizing the most important techniques and step by step teaching guidelines Updated content reflecting the latest best practices from outstanding educators With the sample lesson plans, videos, and teachlikeachampion.com online community, you will be teaching like a champion in no time. The classroom techniques you'll learn in this book can be adapted to suit any context. Find out why Teach Like a Champion is a "teaching Bible" for so many educators worldwide.

Microsoft Office 2010: Post-Advanced

Author: Gary Shelly,Misty Vermaat

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439078998

Category: Computers

Page: 1256

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Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Office 2010, we’re continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today’s students. In MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010: POST ADVANCED you’ll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Office 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Office 2016 Simplified

Author: Elaine Marmel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119074940

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Start learning the latest in Office Office Simplified is the quick, easy, full-color guide to the new features and tools of the latest version of Office. With a clear, highly visual, introductory style of instruction, this book gives you step-by-step directions alongside illustrative screen shots to help you learn Microsoft's bestselling productivity software. You'll take a tour through all Office applications, and learn how the new tools can make your workday easier. The simplified approach eliminates unnecessary information, focusing instead on the essentials you need to know to get things done. Organized for easy navigation, this helpful guide is designed to be used both as a start-to-finish tutorial and as a handy desk reference when you run into unfamiliar territory. Whether you're upgrading from a previous version or using the Office suite of applications for the first time, this book has you covered every step of the way. You'll find the answers you need, new tools you can use, and the step-by-step guidance that helps you get it right on the first try. Get acquainted with the Office workflow Walk through Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher Follow along with practical examples to tackle dozens of tasks Compose documents, create spreadsheets, organize your email, and more This book provides the ideal rundown of Microsoft Office's full feature set and capabilities. Even experienced users may learn something they never realized they were missing. If you need to get things done with minimal interruption to your workflow, Office Simplified will get you up to speed quickly and easily.

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners

Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821389076

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.

Word 2007

The Missing Manual

Author: Chris Grover

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 059652739X

Category: Computers

Page: 502

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Updated to incorporate the latest features, tools, and functions of the new version of the popular word processing software, a detailed manual explains all the basics, as well as how to create sophisticated page layouts, insert forms and tables, use graphics, and create book-length documents with outlines and Master Documents. Original. (All Users)

Computer Vision

Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848829350

Category: Computers

Page: 812

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Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques. Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, http://szeliski.org/Book/. Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.

Sapiens

A Brief History of Humankind

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062316109

Category: Science

Page: 464

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New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas. Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become? Featuring 27 photographs, 6 maps, and 25 illustrations/diagrams, this provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential reading for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.

Guide to PowerPoint Version 2010

Author: Mary M. Munter,David Paradi

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0132997649

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 204

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A brief, professional, reader-friendly guide to creating effective presentations. Guide to PowerPoint, Version 2010, with its clear, concise, and practical information, helps readers achieve results with PowerPoint presentations.

Eco2 Cities

Ecological Cities as Economic Cities

Author: Hiroaki Suzuki,Arish Dastur,Sebastian Moffatt,Nanae Yabuki,Hinako Maruyama

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821381441

Category: Political Science

Page: 388

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This book is a point of departure for cities that would like to reap the many benefits of ecological and economic sustainability. It provides an analytical and operational framework that offers strategic guidance to cities on sustainable and integrated urban development.

The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

Building a Foundation for Better Understanding

Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309210658

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals--often referred to under the umbrella acronym LGBT--are becoming more visible in society and more socially acknowledged, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about their health status. While LGBT populations often are combined as a single entity for research and advocacy purposes, each is a distinct population group with its own specific health needs. Furthermore, the experiences of LGBT individuals are not uniform and are shaped by factors of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographical location, and age, any of which can have an effect on health-related concerns and needs. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People assesses the state of science on the health status of LGBT populations, identifies research gaps and opportunities, and outlines a research agenda for the National Institute of Health. The report examines the health status of these populations in three life stages: childhood and adolescence, early/middle adulthood, and later adulthood. At each life stage, the committee studied mental health, physical health, risks and protective factors, health services, and contextual influences. To advance understanding of the health needs of all LGBT individuals, the report finds that researchers need more data about the demographics of these populations, improved methods for collecting and analyzing data, and an increased participation of sexual and gender minorities in research. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People is a valuable resource for policymakers, federal agencies including the National Institute of Health (NIH), LGBT advocacy groups, clinicians, and service providers.

Shelly Cashman Series Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: A Fundamental Combined Approach

Author: Jennifer T. Campbell,Steven M. Freund,Mark Frydenberg,Mary Z. Last,Philip J. Pratt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305871804

Category: Computers

Page: 1232

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DISCOVERING COMPUTERS & MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2016: A FUNDAMENTAL COMBINED APPROACH combines strong computer concepts from the best-selling DISCOVERING COMPUTERS with proven step-by-step instruction on Microsoft Office365 and Office 2016 in one convenient book. This single resource delivers the best of Shelly Cashman Series -- the acclaimed Series that has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of learners. This book encourages critical thought, personalization, and experimentation with the latest Microsoft Office 2016 software. Updated and revised computer concepts content throughout this edition reflect the evolving needs of those learning computing today with an exclusive focus on the skills needed to be successful in college and careers beyond. Enhancements ensure this edition delivers today’s most effective introduction to Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Excel 2013: The Missing Manual

Author: Matthew MacDonald

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449359515

Category: Computers

Page: 1020

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The world’s most popular spreadsheet program is now more powerful than ever, but it’s also more complex. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With crystal-clear explanations and hands-on examples, Excel 2013: The Missing Manual shows you how to master Excel so you can easily track, analyze, and chart your data. You’ll be using new features like PowerPivot and Flash Fill in no time. The important stuff you need to know: Go from novice to ace. Learn how to analyze your data, from writing your first formula to charting your results. Illustrate trends. Discover the clearest way to present your data using Excel’s new Quick Analysis feature. Broaden your analysis. Use pivot tables, slicers, and timelines to examine your data from different perspectives. Import data. Pull data from a variety of sources, including website data feeds and corporate databases. Work from the Web. Launch and manage your workbooks on the road, using the new Excel Web App. Share your worksheets. Store Excel files on SkyDrive and collaborate with colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Master the new data model. Use PowerPivot to work with millions of rows of data. Make calculations. Review financial data, use math and scientific formulas, and perform statistical analyses.

The Quest for Artificial Intelligence

Author: Nils J. Nilsson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139642820

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field within computer science that is attempting to build enhanced intelligence into computer systems. This book traces the history of the subject, from the early dreams of eighteenth-century (and earlier) pioneers to the more successful work of today's AI engineers. AI is becoming more and more a part of everyone's life. The technology is already embedded in face-recognizing cameras, speech-recognition software, Internet search engines, and health-care robots, among other applications. The book's many diagrams and easy-to-understand descriptions of AI programs will help the casual reader gain an understanding of how these and other AI systems actually work. Its thorough (but unobtrusive) end-of-chapter notes containing citations to important source materials will be of great use to AI scholars and researchers. This book promises to be the definitive history of a field that has captivated the imaginations of scientists, philosophers, and writers for centuries.