Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete

  • AUTHOR: Lisa Friedrichsen
  • ISBN-13: 9781305501225 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 592 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2016     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Guide both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft® Access 2013 quickly and efficiently with the acclaimed Illustrated Series’ new book -- ENHANCED MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013: ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE. Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series incorporates a hallmark two-page layout that allows students to see an entire task at once. Skills are easy to follow with new Learning Outcomes that outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that preview what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces a case study for further application. New and updated appendixes offer a variety of opportunities to explore cloud computing and other applications in more depth. You will find a wealth of support materials to give your students a solid understanding of the latest features and enhancements in MS Access 2013.

Features

  • COMPREHENSIVE UPDATES THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION REFLECT NEW FEATURES AND ENHANCEMENTS IN MICROSOFT® ACCESS 2013. Your students gain a solid understanding of the very latest Microsoft Access 2013 skills to apply to work or school assignments.
  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS MASTER ESSENTIAL SKILLS. Direct, proven instructional approach teaches how to use Microsoft® Access 2013 with step-by-step instructions on creating and working with tables, queries, forms and reports.
  • UNIQUE TWO-PAGE SPREAD PRESENTS AN ENTIRE TASK IN A SINGLE VIEW. This proven, focused visual approach keeps learners of all levels engaged and actively learning important Office skills.
  • “QUICK TIPS” AND “TROUBLES” HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. This edition highlights common mistakes and cautions readers with special features and helpful warnings within the step-by-step directions.
  • PRACTICE EXERCISES EMPHASIZE RELEVANCE OF CONCEPTS. Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops at the end of each chapter help learners become adept with their MS Access 2013 skills.
  • BOOK SERVES AS AN INVALUABLEREFERENCE RESOURCE NOW AND IN FUTURE CAREERS. The clear presentation and easily accessible information makes this an edition students will frequently reference both during and after your course.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Lisa Friedrichsen

    Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. Ms. Friedrichsen’s undergraduate degree is in Engineering from Iowa State University and she has an MBA from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author, and college professor.

Table of Contents

Student Success Guide: On the Path to Student Success.
Windows 8.
Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 8.
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
Office 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2013.
Access 2013.
Unit A: Getting Started with Access 2013.
Unit B: Building and Using Queries.
Unit C: Using Forms.
Unit D: Using Reports.
Unit E: Modifying the Database Structure.
Unit F: Improving Queries.
Unit G: Enhancing Forms.
Unit H: Analyzing Data with Reports.
Unit I: Importing and Exporting Data.
Unit J: Analyzing Database Design Using Northwind.
Unit K: Creating Advanced Queries.
Unit L: Creating Advanced Reports.
Unit M: Creating Macros.
Unit N: Creating Modules and VBA.
Unit O: Administering the Database.
Unit P: Access and the Web.
Appendix A: Working in the Cloud.
SAM Projects
Appendix B: SAM Projects.
Appendix C: Capstone Projects.
Appendix D: Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

New to this Edition

  • LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR EACH TWO-PAGE LESSON ARE NOW MAPPED TO ASSESSMENTS. Easily guide student progress and ensure their understanding with lesson-by-lesson learning outcomes that now correspond to SAM Assessment and SAM Projects for a productive learning experience.
  • DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS HELP KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. This edition is designed and formatted to keep students on track with their attention focused on key tasks and the book’s clearly presented concepts.
  • UPDATED APPENDIX ON SKYDRIVE AND MICROSOFT® OFFICE WEB APPS HELP STUDENTS LEARN TO USE MS ACCESS IN THE CLOUD. Students learn to use MS Access 2013 on the Web as well as take advantage of the many features offered by cloud computing.
  • NEW APPENDICES OFFER FLEXIBILITY IN MORE ADVANCED ASSIGNMENTS. Now you have the option to include SAM Projects, Capstone Projects, and MOS Certification tasks as part of your course, depending on your students’ interests and needs.

Components

Teacher Components

  • MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Friedrichsen's Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete  (ISBN-10: 1305578953 | ISBN-13: 9781305578951)
    MindTap® Computing for Friedrichsen’s Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours’, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.
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    A unique access code provides your students with seamless access to their MindTap® for Enhanced Microsoft Access 2013: Illustrated Complete resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students are prompted to enter the access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305869249 | ISBN-13: 9781305869240)
    Guide both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft® Access 2013 quickly and efficiently with the acclaimed Illustrated Series’ new book -- ENHANCED MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013: ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE. Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series incorporates a hallmark two-page layout that allows students to see an entire task at once. Skills are easy to follow with new Learning Outcomes that outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that preview what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces a case study for further application. New and updated appendixes offer a variety of opportunities to explore cloud computing and other applications in more depth. You will find a wealth of support materials to give your students a solid understanding of the latest features and enhancements in MS Access 2013.
    Price = 229.00
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    SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) trains and tests students on essential Microsoft® Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on environment, then apply their skills to real-world applications. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves you time and energy.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access for Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete  (ISBN-10: 1305673840 | ISBN-13: 9781305673847)
    This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their SAM resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305673867 | ISBN-13: 9781305673861)
    This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their SAM resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00

Student Supplements

  • MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Friedrichsen's Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete  (ISBN-10: 1305578953 | ISBN-13: 9781305578951)
    As a student using MindTap® Computing for Friedrichsen’s Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete Edition, you have the tools you need to better manage your limited time, with the ability to complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn. Course material that is specially customized for you by your instructor in a proven, easy-to-use interface, keeps you engaged and active in the course. MindTap helps you achieve better grades today by cultivating a true understanding of course concepts, and with a mobile app to keep you on track. With a wide array of course specific tools and apps – from note taking to flashcards – you can feel confident that MindTap is a worthwhile and valuable investment in your education. You will stay engaged with real world assignments and motivated by information that shows where you stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. MindTap eliminates the guesswork, focusing on what’s most important to your instructor with a learning path designed specifically by your instructor and for your course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools that help students stay organized and use their time efficiently.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130557897X | ISBN-13: 9781305578975)
    A unique access code provides you with seamless access to your MindTap® for Enhanced Microsoft Access 2013: Illustrated Complete resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305869249 | ISBN-13: 9781305869240)
    Whether you’re a computer rookie or hot shot, you can master Microsoft® Access 2013 applications quickly with this new book in the acclaimed Illustrated Series -- ENHANCED MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013: ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series provides a hallmark two-page layout that allows you to work through an entire task without turning the page. Skills are accessible and easy-to-follow with new Learning Outcomes that outline the skills covered in each lesson and larger full-color screens that preview what you should see on your own computer. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces a case study for further application. New and updated appendixes guide you in exploring cloud computing and other developments in more depth. MindTap, SAM and other resources further strengthen your understanding of the latest features in MS Access 2013.
    Price = 229.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305672402 | ISBN-13: 9781305672406)
    SAM -– Skills Assessment Manager -– is the top online training resource for Microsoft® Office suites. With automatic feedback on assignments and a personalized study plan, SAM helps you stay on track for improved grades. SAM has all your course content in one easy location, offering an intuitive homepage which ensures you always get where you need to go. SAM training and assessments simulate the real MS Office environment preparing you for more workplace success.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access for Enhanced Microsoft® Access® 2013: Illustrated Complete  (ISBN-10: 1305673840 | ISBN-13: 9781305673847)
    This access code will provide you with seamless access to your SAM resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00
  • LMS Integrated for SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects with MindTap Reader, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305673867 | ISBN-13: 9781305673861)
    This access code will provide you with seamless access to your SAM resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
    Price = 153.00