New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Comprehensive

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Cengage Learning, Feb 22, 2007 - Computers - 808 pages
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Be engaged, excited and enlightened with New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Tenth Edition, providing you with the most current information on computers, software, the Internet, and emerging issues and technologies.
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Contents

Computers and Digital Basics
2
Computer Hardware
54
Computer Software
118
Operating Systems and File Management
182
LANs and WLANs
244
The Internet
300
The Web and Email
358
Digital Media
420
Information Systems Analysis and Design
554
Databases
608
Computer Programming
672
QUICKCHECK ANSWERS
742
CREDITS
746
GLOSSARY
748
INDEX
776
Copyright

The Computer Industry History Careers and Ethics
484

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

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