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Illustrated Course Guide: Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Introductory, 1st Edition

  • Lisa Friedrichsen
  • ISBN-10: 1305878469
  • ISBN-13: 9781305878464
  • 176 Pages | Spiralbound
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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About the Product

Loved by instructors like you for its visual and flexible approach to building computer skills, the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDE: MICROSOFT® OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: INTRODUCTORY is the ideal resource for teaching Microsoft® Access 2016 to students across various experience levels. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, ensuring information is easy to follow and absorb. The ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDE separates Microsoft® Access 2016 concepts and skills into three manageable levels -- Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced -- making it a perfect choice for workshops or accelerated courses.


  • CONCISE, TO-THE-POINT INSTRUCTION HELPS STUDENTS LEARN THE ESSENTIALS OF USING MICROSOFT® ACCESS 2016. Step-by-step instructions on creating and working with tables, queries, forms and reports show your students learn how to effectively use basic and more complex Access tools.

  • UNIQUE, VISUAL TWO-PAGE SPREAD MAKES IS EASY FOR STUDENTS TO FOCUS ON INDIVIDUAL KEY SKILLS. This book’s proven design presents each skill on two facing pages with a visual approach and learning features that keeps readers of all levels engaged and on track.

  • “QUICK TIPS” HELP STUDENTS AVOID TYPICAL ERRORS AND PITFALLS. These helpful tips appear within the step-by-step directions to predict commonly made mistakes and offer practical advice to help students avoid common errors.

  • BOOK SERVES AS AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE NOW AND IN FUTURE WORK. This book’s clear presentation and thorough information make it a resource your students will frequently reference both during and after your course.

About the Author

Lisa Friedrichsen

Lisa Friedrichsen is a professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office and Web-related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. She has a B.S. in engineering from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author and college professor.

Table of Contents

Office Module 1 Get Started with Office 2016.
Access Module 1 Get Started with Access 2016.
Access Module 2 Build and Use Queries.
Access Module 3 Use Forms.
Access Module 4 Use Reports.
Access Module 5 Modify the Database Structure.

New to this edition

  • UPDATED CASE STUDY BRINGS CONCEPTS TO LIFE. This ongoing case study, featured throughout the book, introduces numerous critical beginning and more advanced topics to learners through the use of real, memorable examples.