Pages: Levels 1 & 2: 568 | Level 1: 304 | Level 2: 280
Authors: Nita Rutkosky; Audrey Roggenkamp, Pierce College Puyallup; and Ian Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup; Jan Davidson
With the Benchmark Series, students learn Microsoft® Access, including how to use the data-rich management software to track, report, and share information. This courseware, offered in two levels of instruction, teaches students how to create and modify tables, perform queries, and plan and publish database information to achieve a mastery skill level of Access. A hierarchy of learning assessments tests students' problem-solving and analyzing skills.
Benchmark Series: Microsoft® Access 365, 2019 Edition: Levels 1 & 2 cover Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives.
Complete course content is delivered in the Cirrus learning
environment through a series of scheduled assignments
that report to a grade book to track student progress and
Microsoft® Access Level 1
Unit 1. Creating Tables and Queries
1. Managing and Creating Access Tables
2. Creating Relationships between Tables
3. Performing Queries
4. Creating and Modifying Tables in Design View
Unit 2. Creating Forms and Reports
5. Creating Forms
6. Creating Reports and Mailing Labels
7. Modifying, Filtering, and Viewing Data
8. Exporting and Importing Data
Microsoft® Access Level 2
Unit 1. Advanced Tables, Relationships, Queries, and Forms
1. Designing the Structure of Tables
2. Building Relationships and Lookup Fields
3. Advanced Query Techniques
4. Creating and Using Custom Forms
Unit 2. Advanced Reports, Access Tools, and Customizing Access
5. Creating and Using Custom Reports
6. Using Access Tools and Managing Objects
7. Automating, Customizing, and Securing Access
8. Integrating Access Data
Cirrus is the next-generation learning solution for developing skills in Microsoft® Office. Cirrus seamlessly delivers complete course content in a cloud-based learning environment that puts students on the fast-track to success.
Students can access their content from any device anywhere, through a live internet connection. Cirrus is platform independent, ensuring that students get the same learning experience whether they are using PCs, Macs, or Chromebook computers.
Cirrus provides access to all the Benchmark Series content, delivered in a series of scheduled assignments that report to a grade book to track student progress and achievement.
Cirrus for the Benchmark Series delivers interactive assignments to guide student learning.
Section review and assessment activities in the Cirrus learning environment reinforce and assess student learning.
Cirrus tracks students' step-by-step interactions, giving instructors visibility into students' progress and missteps.
With Exam Watch, instructors can remotely join a virtual, live, skills-based exam with students'a helpful option for struggling students who need one-to-one coaching, or for distance learners.
Accessed through Cirrus and visible only to instructors, the Instructor eResources for the Benchmark Series include the following support: