Computers in a Changing Society / Edition 1by John Preston, Sally Preston, Robert Ferrett
Pub. Date: 02/10/2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall
This book, an excellent introduction to computers, is designed to further the goals of readers to understand and be able to use this omnipresent force in our personal and business lives. It promotes critical thinking, diversity, citizenship, leadership, problem-solving, and learning while showing how computers play an integral role in our lives. Providing an excellent foundation by defining the computer and its influence, this book covers such topics as the Internet and intranet, service providers, personal communications, finding information, hardware and its functions, software and computer languages, ethical use of computers, and protecting privacy and security. For anyone interested in learning more about computers and their role in business and society.
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Table of Contents(NOTE: Each chapter contains an Outline and Objectives, end-of-chapter Problems, a Beyond the Facts section, and a Glossary.)
1. Computers Are Everywhere!
2. The Internet Connects Us.
3. Understanding Hardware and Its Function.
4. Using Software: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.
5. Ethical Use of Computers.
6. Protecting Our Security and Privacy.
7. The Past Shapes the Future.
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