This course explains what a database is and provides some ideas on how databases can be used in the classroom. The course discusses the elements of simple Microsoft Office Access databases, including tables, forms, queries, and reports. The advantages of using Access wizards to create database objects are examined, and a simple parent contact database is created. The course shows how to add, delete, sort, and search for data in an Access database. In addition, the course illustrates how to modify the design of an Access form by moving and deleting controls, and then shows how to enter and navigate through data using a form.