Learning objectives: – Learn what an Access database does and how to decide whether you need one to manage your information. – Learn the parts of an Access database, how to start using Access, and how to navigate the Access window. – Learn what database design elements to consider, as well as how to create an Access database. – Learn how to set up tables and the fields within these tables. – Learn how table relationships bring important information together so you can analyze relevant data and create a strong Access database. – Learn how to work within tables to add new records, as well as how to edit existing records using commands like copy and paste and find and replace. – Learn how to set up a basic form for your Access 2007 database, as well as how to use the form to populate and edit the data in it. – Learn how to use form properties to limit the actions your form users can take, as well as how to hide fields and add command buttons. – Learn how to modify a form layout, including how to add a logo and apply an Auto Format to a form. – Learn how to sort text-based and numerical data using common sorting commands, as well as how to clear sorts. – Learn how to filter records using common filter commands and use the toggle button to switch between filtered and unfiltered results. – Learn how to plan a query using a three-question planning process, use the Query Design command to run a query, and modify and save queries. – Learn how to run a query that includes a Totals function to group and count the records in the results. – Learn how to create reports in Access so others can understand the data you’re presenting.
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.