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EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS is a new and revolutionary way to learn about digital literacy. It bridges the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn by creating an environment that encourages you to do what comes naturally: surf the Web. Leveraging the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links, EMERGE promotes discovery learning which allows you to explore, peruse, skip over, delve, wander, and drill into Computer Concepts, Issues, and Skills. This new Emerge offering maps to the IC3 exam objectives, providing all of the information you need to ace the exam in a fresh and engaging way.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285083773
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/4/2012
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Baldauf is the Director of the Program in Interdisciplinary Computing at Florida State University, where he is responsible for developing courses to meet the computing and technology needs across disciplines. Since joining FSU's faculty in 1998, Ken has taught Computer Fluency, Information Management, Digital Media, Web Development, and Programming courses to classes with enrollments as large as 2,500 students per semester. Ken has partnered with Course Technology on many projects over the years, which include weekly tech news podcasts called CourseCasts, and Succeeding with Technology, a technology driven and student focused computer concepts textbook. With years of experience teaching thousands of students, Ken recognized a growing disconnect between technology education and the way students want to learn. Ken partnered with Course Technology again to develop Emerge with Computers, an exciting new online framework intended to revolutionize the way students learn about and experience technology.

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Table of Contents

Living Online. TELECOMMUNICATIONS. Infrastructure. Telecommunications Signals. Telecommunications Media. Radio Spectrum. Telecommunications Devices. Telecommunications Software. Cellular Network. Cellular Carrier. Cellular Plans. Cellular Services. Cell Phone. Wireless Data Communications. Wi-Fi. WiMAX. Long Term Evolution (LTE). Global Positioning System (GPS). Computer Network. Personal Area Network (PAN). Home Network. Local Area Network (LAN). Wide Area Network (WAN). Internet. Internet Backbone. TCP/IP. Internet Service Provider (ISP). Client/Server. Peer-to-Peer (P2P). Router. Domain Name System (DNS). Port. Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Troubleshooting Internet Connection Issues. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. Communicating Online. Communication Options. Social Networks and Media. Email. Composing Email. Working with Attachments. Managing Email. Managing Contacts. Configuring Email. Netiquette and Best Practices. THE WEB. Web Technologies. Web Browser. Web Server. Uniform Resource Locator (URL). Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Web Development Software. Cookie. Plug-In. Really Simple Syndication (RSS). Accessing Web Content. Configuring a Web Browser. Searching the Web. Portal. Using Web Information. Troubleshooting Web Issues. Web Content. Online Information. E-commerce. Online News. Online Education. Online Travel. Maps & Geolocation. Online Employment Support. Online Music. Online TV and Video. Online Games. Web 2.0. Web Research. Introduction to Web Research. Web Search Engines. Web Directories. Publications and Academic Resources. Crowd-sourced Resources. Evaluating and Citing Online Resources. Web Publishing. Publishing a Blog. Publishing Images. Publishing Videos. Publishing to Social Networks. Publishing a Web Site. The Impact of Computing on Society. The Benefits of Computing. Computer Uses. Pervasive Computing. Social Impact. Freedom of Speech. Globalization. The Risks of Computing. Intellectual Property Rights. Digital Life. Internet Censorship. Privacy. Environmental Impact. Digital Divide. Ethics and Laws. Information Security. Authentication. Encryption. Data Backup. User Permissions. Network Usage Policy. Wireless Security. Firewall. Software Patch. Malware. Antivirus Software. Botnet. Cyber Warfare. Identity Theft. Internet Fraud. Digital Certificate. Phishing Scam. Spam. Virus Hoax. Troubleshooting Internet Security Issues.
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