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Help with "IN" and "NOT IN" (MS Access)

Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Teacher = [CourseN, Quarter,TeacherName]
Course = [Course N Quarter , DayTime,  Room #]/ Examples of DayTime: M 2:00,
W 4:50, and T 8:00.
Student = [studentName,Course #, Quarter]

^The underlined words are the primary keys

I'm trying to list the names of all the students who haven't taken a class taught by a teacher name.. say John Doe.. so I have

SELECT A.studentName
FROM Student AS A
FROM Teacher B
WHERE B.TeacherName<>"John Doe" AND A.CourseN=B.CourseN);

to me it makes perfecct sense... but obviously it's not because it's coming out with not what i'm looking for.. can someone explain why this is wrong and the correct way of doing this?  Thanks
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