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New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Introductory, 1st Edition

  • Mark Shellman
  • Sasha Vodnik
  • ISBN-10: 1305880285
  • ISBN-13: 9781305880283
  • 248 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Help your students develop the Microsoft® Office and Access 2016 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: INTRODUCTORY. Updated with all new case-based modules, this dynamic introduction applies the skills students are learning to real-world situations to ensure that concepts remain highly relevant. New Productivity Apps visually introduce Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge with fun, hands-on activities. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app. With an unmatched emphasis on learning outcomes and transference of skills, NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: INTRODUCTORY engages students by clearly demonstrating the importance of what they’re learning.

Features

  • BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. New case scenarios for every module offer a new real-world context to enable students to immediately apply what they’ve learned.

  • VISUAL OVERVIEW GUIDES STUDENTS THROUGH EACH MODULE. A two-page spread at the start of each module provides a visual look at the tasks and elements covered in the module and can be used as a helpful study guide before quizzes and tests.

  • KEY STEPS HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANT POINTS TO ENSURE STUDENT FOCUS. These Key Steps remind students to pay close attention in order to complete each step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDES A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.

About the Author

Mark Shellman

Dr. Mark Shellman is an instructor and the Chair of the Information Technology Department at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. Dr. Mark, as his students refer to him, prides himself on being student-centered and loves learning himself. His favorite subjects in the information technology realm include databases and programming languages. Dr. Mark has been teaching information technology for more than thirty years and has co-authored several texts in the New Perspectives Series on Microsoft® Access databases.

Sasha Vodnik

Mr. Sasha Vodnik is a web developer, author and instructor. He enjoys the challenge of remaining on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web and welcomes the opportunity to explain how to write clean, powerful code in languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.

Table of Contents

Managing Your Files.
Module 1: Creating a Database.
Module 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships.
Module 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database.
Module 4: Creating Forms and Reports.

New to this edition

  • ALL-NEW BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. New case scenarios for every module -- including end-of-module assignments -- offer a new real-world context to keep your course fresh and enable students to immediately apply what they’ve learned.
  • UPDATED SCREEN IMAGES REFLECT THE LATEST VERSIONS OF OFFICE AND WINDOWS. All screenshots show MS Office 2016 and Access 2016 running on Windows 10 to eliminate any confusion.
  • NEW PRODUCTIVITY APPS FOR WORK AND SCHOOL MODULE PROVIDES A VISUAL INTRODUCTION. These helpful, easy-to-use apps by well-known technology author Corinne Hoisington visually guide students through using Microsoft® OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to master each app.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Website  (ISBN-10: 1305880307 | ISBN-13: 9781305880306)

Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305879236 | ISBN-13: 9781305879232)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305880331 | ISBN-13: 9781305880337)

MindTap Computing for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

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MindTap Computing for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)

SAM trains and assesses essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on simulated environment, then apply their skills live in the applications with real world scenarios. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.

Student Supplements

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305880331 | ISBN-13: 9781305880337)

MindTap Computing for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, gather everything you’ve flagged into a guide you organize.

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305882555 | ISBN-13: 9781305882553)

MindTap Computing for Shellman/Vodnik's New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, gather everything you’ve flagged into a guide you organize.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)

This access code is available to you for as long as your institution uses SAM 365 & 2016. MindTap Reader access length is dependent upon how it was setup by your instructor. SAM – Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. With automatic feedback on assignments and personalized study guides, SAM helps you stay on track for improved grades. SAM has all your course content in one easy location. SAM training and assessments simulate the real Microsoft Office environment and SAM projects let you apply the skills live in the application using real-world scenarios, preparing you for more workplace success.