New Perspectives on Computer Concepts

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Course Technology, 1994 - Computer science - 272 pages
The innovative approach, from the New Perspectives On Computer Concepts Series, provides your students with an exceptionally effective introduction to computers. Blending practice and concepts with integrated computerized Labs, each chapter focuses on what beginners really need to know. How do I install software? What are data files? How do I perform common file operations? The computerized Labs combine animations, simulations and interactive tutorials to bring the concepts to life...

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Contents

The Computer Keyboard
ND-9
MenuDriven User Interfaces
ND-15
Graphical User Interfaces
ND-21
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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