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Computer Concepts Basics

Computer Concepts Basics - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1423904625

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ISBN13: 978-1423904625
ISBN10: 1423904621
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 10
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.
Published: 2010
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Computer Concepts Basics - 4TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1423904625

Dolores J. Wells

ISBN13: 978-1423904625
ISBN10: 1423904621
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 10
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

This best selling book from our BASICS Series has been thoroughly updated with the latest information your students need to know. COMPUTER CONCEPTS BASICS, 4E covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet, Web page creation, computer ethics and more. Students will gain a strong understanding of the basics of computers, how technology is changing the world in which we live, and the importance of the Internet.

Author Bio

Dr. Dolores J. Wells has taught business and computer science at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa for 29 years. She teaches a variety of distance learning courses, participates on several committees assisting with the creation of new AS degrees for Florida community colleges, and has created numerous e-packs and authored or contributed to several textbooks, including Discovering Computers. More recently, she has authored three editions of Shelly Cashman Series' Dreamweaver books. Dr. Wells also created the first WebCT e-packs for the Shelly Cashman Series.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: COMPUTER BASICS.
1. Understanding Computers and Computer Literacy.
2. The Internet and the World Wide Web.
3. The Internet and Research.
4. How a Computer Processes Data.
5. Input, Output, and Storage.
6. Operating Systems and Software.
7. Networks.

UNIT 2: USING THE COMPUTER.
8. Windows and File Management
9. Email and Electronic Communication.
10. Word Processing.
11. Presentation Graphics.
12. Spreadsheets.
13. Databases.
14. Integration Feature.

UNIT 3: COMPUTERS AND SOCIETY.
15. Evaluating Electronic Information.
16. Creating a Web Page.
17. Technology, the Workplace, and Society.
Appendix: Keyboarding.

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