Microsoft® Access 2010: Introductory

  • AUTHORS: Gary B. Shelly; Philip J. Pratt; Mary Z. Last
  • ISBN-13: 9781439078471 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 328 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

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.

Features

  • Gives students a complete presentation of Access 2010, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
  • Gives students the information they need to know, when they need to know it through enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved call-outs on screenshots.
  • 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.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • 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 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 was an 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.

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.
Appendices.
A: Project Planning Guidelines.
B: Publishing Office 2010 Web Pages Online.

New to this Edition

  • Plan Ahead feature which prepares students to create successful projects by encouraging them to think about what they are trying to accomplish before they begin.
  • enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved call-outs on screenshots.
  • end-of-chapter exercises, including Make It Right, Extend Your Knowledge, and Make It Personal.
  • Appendices and Quick Reference.

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