New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010, Introductory

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Cengage Learning, Jan 28, 2009 - Computers - 584 pages
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Get Synched! It's all about students and instructors tuning in to each other. And technology makes it possible. New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010 is the only computer concepts product with a fully integrated and truly interactive teaching and learning environment. The printed book, companion Web site, interactive BookOnCD, and WebTrack assessment help instructors and students work synchronously to understand and apply technology in their personal and professional lives.
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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
Digital Media
420
QuickCheck Answers
484
Credits
488
Glossary
490
Index
510
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

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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