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Microsoft® Access Version 2002 Step-by-Step Courseware Core Skills

Microsoft® Access Version 2002 Step-by-Step Courseware Core Skills

Microsoft Official Academic Course

ISBN: 978-0-470-06603-4

Feb 2007

166 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Easy to follow step by step lessons enable students to quickly and efficiently learn the features of Microsoft Access 2002 and how to use them at school, at home, and in the workplace. This training program from Microsoft offers friendly, straightforward instruction with dozens of full-color screen shots and illustrations. Skills covered in the book correspond to the objectives tested on the Microsoft Office Specialist Core Examination.
Course Overview.

Conventions And Features Used in this Book.

Using the CD-ROM.

MOS Objectives.

Taking a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Test.

Lesson 1: Understanding Databases.

Lesson 2: Creating Tables.

Lesson 3: Working with Tables.

Lesson 4: Creating and Using Queries.

Lesson 5: Designing a Form.

Lesson 6: Designing a Report.

Quick Reference.


  • Step by Step learning methodology This highly successful instructional method helps students master the features of Microsoft Access 2002 with ease. Clearly stated learning objectives, a wealth of task-oriented procedures, and numerous real-world business scenarios help students understand how to use the technology in school, at home and on the job.
  • Interactive simulations Interactive multi-media simulations on the Student CD drawn from the Microsoft e-Learning Library deliver a dynamic learning experience to reinforce and augment lessons contained in the text. Pre- and post-tests enable students to assess their own progress in understanding the skills covered in each lesson.
  • Task-Based Approach Developed and refined at Microsoft to offer lessons based on tasks the reader will encounter in the everyday work world not just the features of the software. Students learn how to accomplish real-world tasks so that they can immediately increase their productivity. Titles integrate this approach to learning across both the print and media components. To optimize learning, each title contains:  Hands on Practice Numbered steps give detailed step by step instructions to help reader learn skills.  Accompanying screen images provide visual clues so student can see what they should be viewing on their computer screen.  End of chapter “Quick Quiz” to reinforce student learning of lesson content.  Lesson Objectives that clearly state the instructional goal of each lesson  Putting it all Together exercises challenge students to apply what they are learning in new ways.  Highlighted marginalia offers helpful tips, hints, cautions and advanced procedures
  • Preparation for MOS Certification Covers skills students must master for success on the corresponding Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Core Skills examination. Provides suggestions for exam preparation and tips for successfully taking it. Throughout the book, the MOS icon highlights content that covers specific MOS exam objective.