New Perspectives on Computer Concepts

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Course Technology, 2004 - Computers - 288 pages
New Perspectives on Computer Concepts provides the tools and technology to set the scene for classroom success. Revised to include new technologies, trends and a brand new companion Web site, it is by far, the most current, comprehensive computer concepts book out there. The new, more visual design will engage students without compromising content

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Contents

Installing and Uninstalling Software 161 Tech Talk The Windows Registry 164 Issue Is Piracy a Problem? 166 Computers in Context Journalism 168...
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Study Tips Online Games and Concepts Labs 113
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Computer Basics
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Copyright

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June Parsons purchased her 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 she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Esteemed professionals and respected authors 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 offered software instruction to children and adults. With Ms. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today's their team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

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