New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010: Comprehensive

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Cengage Learning, Dec 22, 2008 - Computers - 864 pages
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Get Synched! Learning takes place when students and instructors can effectively connect and communicate, and technology makes it possible. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2010 is the only guide to computer concepts that creates a fully integrated and truly interactive teaching and learning environment. The printed book, companion Web site, interactive BookOnCD with multimedia, and WebTrack assessment tool help instructors and students work in sync to explore, understand, and apply computer technology in their personal and professional lives.
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This book is pretty good and very comprehensive. I learned a lot about many different aspects of the IT industry. This book is not for beginners however. Read full review

Contents

Orientation
2
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
The Computer Industry History Careers and Ethics
484
Information Systems Analysis and Design
554
Databases
608
Computer Programming
672
Quickcheck Answers
742
Credits
746
Glossary
748
Index
776

Digital Media
420

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

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 and has a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Thomson Course Technology in 1992, contributing to the Windows for Business and Illustrated series, and developing the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via Internet connections with a team of highly-skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

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