Computer Concepts-Illustrated Complete, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

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Overview

Computer Concepts, Sixth Edition-Illustrated is your solution for making practical computer concepts engaging and approachable for students. Its signature two-page spread and highly-visual layout successfully makes concepts easy to understand and apply for a variety of learning types. This new edition has been updated throughout with the latest information on emerging technology trends and issues, making it easy for you to keep your course current.

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"I love the Illustrated Series because the content and example of the task is on a two-page spread, simple for the student to see what he/she is trying to achieve. The books are easy to read and follow. I use the Illustrated Series in the classroom and also for my online course."-Brenda Kennedy, Eastern Oklahoma State College
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Meet the Author

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 also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

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 also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

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Table of Contents

Unit A: Computer and Internet Basics Unit B: Computer Hardware Unit C: Computer Software Unit D: Digital Electronics and File Management Unit E: Networks and the Internet Unit F: Data Security Unit G: The Web and E-Commerce Unit H: Digital Media Unit I: Information Systems Basics Unit J: Database Basics Unit K: Computer Programming Basics Unit L: The Computer Industry and Careers

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