Microsoft Office Access 2007: Complete Concepts and Techniques provides a project-based, step-by-step approach to successfully teach students Microsoft Access 2007 skills. Benefits:
• Gives students an introduction to Access 2007, including new features of the software, using the highly-successful Shelly Cashman Series pedagogy.
• NEW! Offers a new 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.
• NEW! 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.
• Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to take advantage of the features in the Microsoft Office 2007 new user interface.
• NEW! 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.
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.
Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.
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 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.
1. Creating and Using a Database 2. Querying a Database 3. Maintaining a Database Integration Feature: Sharing Data Among Applications 4. Creating Reports and Forms 5. Multi-Table Forms 6. Using Macros, Switchboards, PivotTables, and PivotCharts SQL Feature: Using SQL Appendices A: Project Planning Guidelines B: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007 C: Microsoft Office Access 2007 Help D: Publishing Office 2007 Web Pages to a Web Server E: Customizing Microsoft Office Access 2007 F: Steps for the Windows XP User G: Microsoft Business Certification Program