CAWT 161 - Microsoft Access II - Sara Stuart
|Course:||Microsoft Access II|
This course introduces the latest version of Microsoft Access. Students will work on a variety of interesting productivity exercises that simulate projects encountered in a modern business environment.
CAWT-161 is an elective for an Associate in Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement: Computer Applications, and Associate in Science Degree: Web Development
The course is administered 100% online, including all exams. All student assignments will be submitted on Canvas or directly to the MindTap website through the links on Canvas.
Students will be able to assess their progress using the interactive online simulator SAM (Skills Assessment Manager). SAM is integrated with MindTap, and offers access to training videos, related content, graded reports (including explanation of errors), and links student SAM performance with Canvas, so that students will always be able to view their grades in Canvas.
What to Expect in this Course
Students are expected to spend the appropriate amount of time necessary to complete the weekly assignments.
SKILL REQUIREMENTS --Prior to taking this course, students should have acquired the following skills:
- Proficiency with Microsoft Windows 10 (especially file management).
- Proficiency with the Internet and the browser Google Chrome
- Proficiency with e-mail, including the ability to send and receive attachments.
- Proficiency with the creation and extraction of zip archives (.zip files)
TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS --Prior to taking this course, students must have in their possession or access to the following:
- Cengage Unlimited MindTap account which includes access to the MindTap Program and the E-Book
- The complete Microsoft Word 365 or 2019 application (includes Access). You can Download Microsoft Office for Students through your MyCanyons Email. These instructions walk you through the process step-by-step.
- Reliable access to broadband Internet
- A computer with Windows 10
- Browser software (Latest version of Google Chrome)
- Adobe Reader, latest version (free download at www.adobe.com)
- Izarc, Winzip (free download from www.download.com), 7 zip (free download from www.7zip.com) or an equivalent archive and file extracting utility(a zip and unzip program)
- Windows 10 has a built-in archiving utility
- A media player that is compatible with mpg4, mov, wmv, and swf formats (free VLC media player is recommended: www.videolan.org)
- A College of the Canyons e-mail account
- IMPORTANT: Students must have access to a desktop or regular laptop computer to work effectively with SAM. Use of the Surface Pro, tablets, or smartphones is problematic with SAM and these devices are not adequate for this class.
NOTE: MAC COMPUTERS WITH MS OFFICE 365/MS OFFICE 2019 FOR MAC MAY NOT BE USED FOR THIS COURSE
This course will be accessible on Canvas on the first day of class.
- Canvas Course Website: https://coc.instructure.com/login/canvas
Types of Assessments
Online projects, exams, and possible graded discussions.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Cengage Unlimited Subscription Instant Access Code ISBN: 9780357700006 See additional information below.
If you have recently completed Access I your Cengage Unlimited Subscription is valid for this course and you do not need to purchase a new code.
Cengage Unlimited is a subscription program from Cengage Publishing. When students subscribe to Cengage Unlimited, they will have access to ALL Cengage digital learning platforms, ebooks, and online homework and study tools, for one price, for the length of their subscription, for any course that uses Cengage materials.
Students will be able to purchase this subscription through the campus bookstore or from Cengage.com directly. The price is the same! See the ISBN above.
Click Here for More Information about Cengage Unlimited: https://www.cengage.com/unlimited
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.
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Last updated: 06/03/2022 Sub#: 1007