Synopses & Reviews
Following the critical thinking, problem-solving approach of the New Perspectives Series students will gain a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Access 2007, including the new features of the software. The case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With the New Perspectives Series approach, students understand why they're learning what they're learning, and are better situated to retain skills.
In the New Perspective Series, this title takes a case-based, problem-solving approach to teaching Microsoft Access 2007 skills.
Market leading text, NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICRSOFT OFFICE ACCESS 2007 now comes with video! The tutorial videos focus on the most important or difficult concepts and skills, helping you better engage in and retain information. With the text's critical thinking, case-based approach you understand why you're learning what you're learning, and are prepared to easily transfer skills to new situations.
Part of the New Perspectives series, this text offers a case-based, problem-solving approach and innovative technology for meaningful learning of Microsoft Access 2003. A great case-based introduction to Access, this text covers everything from queries and forms to creating custom reports and integrating Access with the Web and with other programs. Perfect for any introductory course or used in conjunction with our other Microsoft Office application books. Includes expanded appendix on Relational Databases.
About the Author
Joseph J. Adamski spent 12 years as a computer professional at aerospace and financial services companies and is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Grand Valley State University. He has worked as a computer professional and educator for over 40 years with a special interest in database management and personal uses of databases. Kathleen Finnegan is a co-author on New Perspectives on Microsoft Access and has edited and managed many other textbooks on Microsoft applications for Cengage Learning's Course Technology. Kathleen taught various computer courses for corporate training and high-tech companies and developed courseware as a technical writer and editor.
Table of Contents
Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007 Tutorial 1: Creating a Database Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships Tutorial 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database Tutorial 4: Creating Forms and Reports Tutorial 5: Creating Advanced Queries and Enhancing Table Design Tutorial 6: Using Form Tools and Creating Custom Forms Tutorial 7: Creating Custom Reports Tutorial 8: Sharing, Integrating, and Analyzing Data Appendix: Relational Databases and Database Design