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Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive, Loose-leaf Version 1st Edition
Philip J. Pratt | Mary Z. Last
ISBN-13: 9781337251075 | ISBN-10: 1337251070
© 2017 | Published |  856  Pages

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Introduce your students to the latest advancements that Microsoft® Access 2016 has to offer with MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE -- the new edition in today’s generation of acclaimed Shelly Cashman Series® books. For more than three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions. MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: COMPREHENSIVE continues the Series’ strong history of innovation with a hallmark learning approach now enhanced to address the varied learning styles of today’s students. A trademark, step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach provides a thorough understanding of Microsoft® Access 2016 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. This new edition and accompanying resources deliver effective educational materials specifically designed to engage readers, improve retention, and prepare students for future success in working with all aspects of Microsoft® Access 2016.



  • Microsoft's New Productivity Tools for School and Work.
    Office 2016 and Windows 10: 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-Table Forms.
    6. Advanced Report Techniques.
    7. Advanced Form Techniques.
    8. Macros, Navigation Forms, and Data Macros.
    9. Administering a Database System.
    10. Using SQL.
    11. Database Design.
    Index.

    • STEP-BY-STEP, SCREEN-BY-SCREEN APPROACH EFFECTIVELY INTRODUCES KEY MICROSOFT® ACCESS SKILLS. This proven visual approach presents students with explanatory and navigational information specifically when they need to know it in order to master Microsoft® Access 2016. The book addresses the needs of all learning styles to help students retain and apply skills in their personal and professional lives.
    • PROVEN PEDAGOGY EMPHASIZES PROJECT PLANNING. This project planning approach frames the explanations within each module around a practical problem that students need to solve. This introductory presentation encourages critical thinking as the learner determines how to proceed at various key points within the module.
    • EXTENSIVE END-OF-MODULE ACTIVITIES REINFORCE A QUANTITY OF MICROSOFT® ACCESS SKILLS AND APPLICATIONS. These proven, class-tested activities provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities for students to apply and expand their thorough understanding of Microsoft® Access 2016 skills.
    • MODULE 1 PROVIDES MEANINGFUL PRACTICE WITH A NEW DATABASE PROJECT. Students work with a project that models the real working environment within a human resources outsourcing company as they master the use of query, report and form examples new to Microsoft® Access 2016.
    • MODULE 2 INTRODUCES NEW FORMS AND USEFUL REPORTS. Students learn to fully utilize Microsoft® Access 2016’s new query and crosstab examples as well as the new forms and reports created from a join query.
    • MODULE 3 OFFERS NEW EXAMPLES BASED ON CURRENT MICROSOFT® ACCESS 2016 OFFERINGS. This helpful module details the strengths of Microsoft® Access 2016, including Filter, Lookup Field and Multivalued Lookup Field examples.
    • MODULE 4 TEACHES HOW TO CREATE AND FILTER NEW REPORTS. Students learn to use a new Microsoft® Access 2016 report that demonstrates grouping, sorting, and conditional formatting. A new filter criteria example displays filtering within reports while other new examples show creating a report using Layout view, filtering with a form and more.
    • MODULE 5 OFFERS NEW DATA TO BE ENTERED INTO NEW FIELDS. This module details a new approach to adding pictures that avoids potential problems. Students enter data in new fields while additional fresh examples demonstrate how to create multi-table forms as well as create forms in Layout view.
    • MODULE 6 INTRODUCES NEW TABLES. Your students learn how to add new tables to a database while new examples highlight how to create a multi-level report that contains a subreport in Design view. The module also emphasizes how to create a report with a conditional value in Design view.
    • MODULE 7 HIGHLIGHTS SEVERAL NEW MICROSOFT® ACCESS 2016 FORMS. Students work with the latest Access enhancements, including a new form that contains buttons and combo boxes, a new form containing a tab control, and new chart examples.
    • EXPANDED MODULES 8-11 EMPHASIZE ADDITIONAL MICROSOFT® ACCESS 2016 FEATURES. These modules are thoroughly updated in this edition to emphasize advanced features and new advantages that Microsoft® Access 2016 offers to users.
    • New Productivity Apps for Work and School module provide a visual introduction. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by technology author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.
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  • 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 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.