This series shows how to create, plan, and modify databases and database objects in Access 2002. Courses cover the following topics: understanding relational databases, creating and planning databases, selecting and printing database objects, creating tables, entering records, modifying tables and field properties, using advanced sorts, finding records, applying and removing filters, establishing and managing table relationships, specifying query criteria, creating calculated fields, running multi-table queries, creating forms and reports, implementing standard and calculated controls in both forms and reports, importing data, saving Access objects as Web pages, and performing administrative tasks. This series is procedure focused and assumes that the student is familiar with the mechanics of getting around in a Microsoft Office application.
This series is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Access 2002.
- Simulations teach learners to perform specific tasks in applications through guided, multi-step exercises.
- Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
- Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
- Supplied sample files include sample documents, application files, programs, and programming code that enable learners to practice with these files, enhancing the learning experience.
- A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
- Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
- Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
- Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
- A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
- A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
- Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.