Topics Covered in the Database Section and Specific Objectives

These objectives aim to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of databases, their concepts, and practical skills in creating and managing databases using various tools and techniques.

In the section on databases, the following topics are covered:

  1. Definition of Database (4.3.4)
  2. Database Concepts (4.3.5)
  3. Traditional Filing Methods (Manual and Flat Files) (4.3.5)
  4. Functions of Databases (4.3.5)
  5. Types of Database Models (4.3.5)
  6. Database Software (4.3.5)
  7. Features of a Database (e.g., Data Structure, Report Generating Query Language, Modules) (4.3.5)
  8. Data Organization (4.3.6)
    • Character Types
    • Fields
    • Records
    • Files
    • Database
  9. Creating a Database (4.3.7)
    • Designing a Database Structure
    • Field Properties and Data Types
    • Key-Fields and Index
    • Data Entry
  10. Editing a Database (4.3.8)
  • Modifying Structure
  • Updating Database
  1. Form Design (4.3.9)
  • Form Layout
  • Data Manipulation
  • Formatting Fields
  1. Queries (4.3.10)
  • Creating
  • Updating
  • Viewing
  • Printing
  1. Reports Layout (4.3.11)
  • Creating (Using Rational and Logical Operators: AND, OR, NOT)
  • Modifying
  • Sorting and Grouping
  • Labeling
  • Printing
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