Computers in Our World, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

Benefits:
• Discusses the impact computers and technology have on our world, on our society, and on our lives.
• Explains how technology is applied in key areas such as science and medicine, the military, government, and transportation.
• Includes relevant and practical examples throughout every topic area.
• Can be used to supplement the content in core concepts texts, for classroom discussion, or as a stand-alone book for students who already understand fundamental computer concepts.
• Presents pertinent issues, such as security, in every chapter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423925156
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/3/2007
  • Series: New Perspectives Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Beverly Amer is on the faculty of the W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University, where she has taught computer information systems, management information systems, and accounting courses to thousands of students over the past fourteen years. Her passion is helping students connect their classroom learning experiences to professional work and business environments. Beverly also is the author of Computers in Our World, 2nd Edition, and owns a media production company that specializes in creating realistic business case studies and video-based materials for the higher education market.

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Table of Contents

1. Computers in Business and Industry 2. Computers in Government, Law Enforcement, and the Military 3. Computers in Medicine and Science 4. Computers in Arts and Entertainment 5. Computers in Transportation 6. Computers in Education 7. Computer Viruses and Computer Crime 8. Computers, Law and Ethics 9. Computers, Privacy and Security

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