Competency-based learning for the academic classroom. Developed for academic courses, MICROSOFTreg; WINDOWSreg; 2000 SERVER helps students build the skills they need on the job and for MCP Exam 70-215 -- a core requirement on the Windows 2000 MCSE track. The textbook delivers Microsoft courseware adaptable for a full 16-week semester or a 6-, 8-, or 10-week course. The book is filled with competency-based practice exercises that students complete on their own, while the companion lab manual features additional skill-building activities ideal for your classroom\'s computer lab. Along with the textbook and lab manual, students get a Student CD-ROM containing study aids, simulation video clips that demonstrate common procedures, an electronic version of the textbook, detailed information on how to begin a career in Information Technology, and a 120-day evaluation version of Windows 2000 Server software. An Instructor CD-ROM containing a complete set of instructor support materials -- including lecture outlines, teaching tips, PowerPointreg; slides, test banks, and an instructor lab manual -- is also available.Microsoft Official Academic Course Staff is the author of 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Server' with ISBN 9780735609884 and ISBN 0735609888.