Computer Concepts: Systems, Applications & Designs / A Brief Course / Edition 3

Computer Concepts: Systems, Applications & Designs / A Brief Course / Edition 3

by Alan Clark, Ed.D., Dale H. Klooster Dale H., M.A., Warr Allen Warren W., Warren W. Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538675268

ISBN-13: 9780538675260

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This brief book is an introductory computer courseware package that covers the beginning features of computer concepts and applications. It focuses on hands-on skills needed to operate various commercial application software packages.

Overview

This brief book is an introductory computer courseware package that covers the beginning features of computer concepts and applications. It focuses on hands-on skills needed to operate various commercial application software packages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538675260
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1: INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPUTER SYSTEM 1. Objectives 2. Overview 3. Distinctive Characteristics of Computers 4. What is a Computer System? 5. How a Computer System Functions 6. Types, Sizes, and Shapes of Computers 7. Societal Impact of Computers 2: INPUT, PROCESSING, AND OUTPUT 1. Objectives 2. Overview 3. Input Devices 4. Computer Processing 5. Output Devices 6. Auxiliary Storage Devices 3: OPERATING SYSTEMS 1. Objectives 2. Overview 3. The Purpose of Operating Systems 4. Types of Operating Systems 5. Microcomputer Operating Systems 6. Compatibility Among Operating Systems 4: NETWORKS 1. Objectives 2. Overview 3. What is a Network? 4. Characteristics of Local Area Networks 5. What are Networks Made From? 6. Network Interface Cards 7. The Concepts of Structured Wiring 8. Connecting Local Area Networks to Each Other 9. Network Operating Systems 10. Data Storage on the Server 11. Using a Network 12. Application Software That Takes Special Advantage of Networks 5: TELECOMMUNICATIONS 1. Objectives 2. Overview 3. Examples of Telecommunications 4. A Simple Telecommunications Connection 5. Typical Dial-Up Services 6. Wide Area Networks 7. Internet GLOSSARY INDEX

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