Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive, 1st Edition

  • Gary B. Shelly
  • Philip J. Pratt Grand Valley State University
  • Mary Z. Last
  • ISBN-10: 1439079021
  • ISBN-13: 9781439079027
  • 888 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25 
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About The Solution

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.


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Features/Benefits

  • 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.

What's New

  • 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.

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ePack: Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment and Training V2.0 Instant Access Code
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  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
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Bundle: Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $121.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $16.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.00


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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $121.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00


ePack: Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code
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This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $106.00  | CengageBrain Price = $106.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $106.00


ePack: Text + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader for Microsoft Access 2010: Comprehensive
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ePack: Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive + Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription + WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code
ISBN-10:  1285570561 | ISBN-13:  9781285570563
List Price = $239.95  | CengageBrain Price = $191.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Access 2010: Comprehensive
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.25
  • Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription
    List Price = $16.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.00
  • WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code
    List Price = $39.00  | CengageBrain Price = $39.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.00
  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access
    List Price = $106.00  | CengageBrain Price = $106.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $106.00


Table of Contents

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.

Supplements

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Microsoft® Access 2010: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1439078475 | ISBN-13: 9781439078471)

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 Microsoft(R) Office Access 2010: Introductory we are continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today¿s students. In Microsoft Office Access 2010: Introductory 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.

List Price = $75.95  | CengageBrain Price = $60.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50


Microsoft® Access 2010: Complete  (ISBN-10: 0538748621 | ISBN-13: 9780538748629)

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: Complete 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.

List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.50


WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111428867 | ISBN-13: 9781111428860)

Electronic code allowing access to WebTutor Angel Cartridge.

List Price = $39.00  | CengageBrain Price = $39.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.00


Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1439078505 | ISBN-13: 9781439078501)

Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text as well as teaching and testing aids.


Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1439078513 | ISBN-13: 9781439078518)

CD containing all Microsoft Office 2010 student data files.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25


SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader for Microsoft Access 2010: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1285195531 | ISBN-13: 9781285195537)

Prepare for today’s workplace with SAM 2010, the premier testing and training tool for Microsoft® Office 2010. Build your skill and confidence with a variety of real-life simulations and engaging SAM projects’ assignments. This product also gives you access to the MindTap Reader eBook for MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010: COMPREHENSIVE, which helps you master computer concepts and introductory Office 2010 skills through video, audio, annotations, activities, and applications.

List Price = $121.00  | CengageBrain Price = $121.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.00


Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription  (ISBN-10: 1111747970 | ISBN-13: 9781111747978)

If you teach Microsoft Office 2010, consider bundling your order with this trial software! If your students haven't upgraded from Office 2007 or don't have Microsoft Office at all, this CD allows students to use Office 2010 on their personal computers for up to 180 days! This trial software can only be purchased in a bundle (it cannot be purchased alone). Contact your sales representative for more information.

List Price = $16.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.00


Student Supplements

Student Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title’s "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Microsoft® Access 2010: Introductory  (ISBN-10: 1439078475 | ISBN-13: 9781439078471)

For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Microsoft Office 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 Office Access 2010: Introductory you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage you, improve retention, and prepare you for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages you to expand your understanding of the Access 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare you to become more capable software users by requiring you to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents.

List Price = $75.95  | CengageBrain Price = $60.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50


Microsoft® Access 2010: Complete  (ISBN-10: 0538748621 | ISBN-13: 9780538748629)

In Microsoft Access 2010: Complete you'll find features that are specifically designed to improve retention, and prepare you for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages you to expand your understanding of the Access 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.

List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.50


WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111428867 | ISBN-13: 9781111428860)

Electronic code allowing access to WebTutor Angel Cartridge.

List Price = $39.00  | CengageBrain Price = $39.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.00


Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1439078513 | ISBN-13: 9781439078518)

CD containing all Microsoft Office 2010 student data files.

List Price = $14.95  | CengageBrain Price = $14.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.25


SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader for Microsoft Access 2010: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1285195531 | ISBN-13: 9781285195537)

Prepare for today’s workplace with SAM 2010, the premier testing and training tool for Microsoft® Office 2010. Build your skill and confidence with a variety of real-life simulations and engaging SAM projects’ assignments. This product also gives you access to the MindTap Reader eBook for MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010: COMPREHENSIVE, which helps you master computer concepts and introductory Office 2010 skills through video, audio, annotations, activities, and applications.

List Price = $121.00  | CengageBrain Price = $121.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.00


Microsoft® Office 2010 180-day Subscription  (ISBN-10: 1111747970 | ISBN-13: 9781111747978)

If you are taking a Microsoft Office 2010 course, ask your instructor to bundle their textbook order with this trial software! If you haven't upgraded from Office 2007 or don't have Microsoft Office at all, this CD allows you to use Office 2010 on your personal computer for up to 180 days! This trial software can only be purchased in a bundle (it cannot be purchased alone). Ask your instructor to contact their sales representative for more information.

List Price = $16.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.00


Meet the Author

About the Author

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

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 over 75 textbooks, including coauthoring three levels of Microsoft Office Access 2013 books for the 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, TX where she was an Associate Professor and the Director of the Center for Effectiveness in Learning and Teaching. Mary 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 and also authors many instructor resources for database texts.

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