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Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive 1st Edition

Gary B. Shelly, Philip J. Pratt, Mary Z. Last

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2008
  • 888 Pages

Overview

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 Access 2010, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In Microsoft Access 2010: Comprehensive 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 Access 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.

Gary B. Shelly,

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Philip J. Pratt, Grand Valley State University

Philip J. Pratt is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Grand Valley State University, where he taught for 33 years. His teaching interests include database management, systems analysis, complex analysis, and discrete mathematics. He has authored more than 75 textbooks and has co-authored three levels of Microsoft® Office Access 2013 books for this popular Shelly Cashman Series and A GUIDE TO SQL.

Mary Z. Last,

Mary Z. Last has taught computer information systems since 1984. She retired from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas, where she served as Associate Professor and the Director of the Center for Effectiveness in Learning and Teaching. Ms. Last is actively involved in the Computing Educator's Oral History Project that encourages young women to pursue careers in math and science. She has been a contributing author to the Shelly Cashman Series since 1992. She also authors many instructor resources for database texts.
  • Updated to include coverage of the newest features of Access 2010.
  • Chapter topic redistribution offers concise chapters that ensure complete skill coverage and lead to more manageable chapters.
  • New pedagogical elements enrich material and create an accessible and user-friendly approach allowing easy navigation through the skills in each chapter.
  • New opening chapter presents essential Office 2010 and Windows® 7 skills preventing repetitive coverage of basic skills in the applications chapters and providing students with a strong base for further learning.
  • A step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach allows students to successfully learn and retain information to be used in their personal and professional lives
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Make It Right, Extend Your Knowledge, and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.
Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills
1. Databases and Database Objects: An Introduction
2. Querying a Database
3. Maintaining a Database
4. Creating Reports and Forms
5. Multiple Forms
6. Advanced Report Techniques
7. Using SQL
8. Advanced Form Techniques
9. Macros, Navigation Forms, PivotTables, and PivotCharts
10. Administering a Database System
11. Database Design
Appendices
A: Project Planning Guidelines.
B: Publishing Office 2010 Web Pages Online.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133461131
  • ISBN-13: 9781133461135
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