Computers! / Edition 5

Computers! / Edition 5

by Timothy N. Trainor
     
 

ISBN-10: 007065297X

ISBN-13: 9780070652972

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This introduction to computers text is designed to offer maximum flexibility to instructors in the coverage of computer concepts. An active learning theme is supported by questions and projects. A "using computers" perspective is supported by bound inserts. Up-to-date coverage of the Internet,Windows 95,the object orientation of data,and object-oriented programming…  See more details below

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This introduction to computers text is designed to offer maximum flexibility to instructors in the coverage of computer concepts. An active learning theme is supported by questions and projects. A "using computers" perspective is supported by bound inserts. Up-to-date coverage of the Internet,Windows 95,the object orientation of data,and object-oriented programming is included. An Interactive Student Study Guide is available on disk,can be packaged with the text,and inclues demonstrations,simulations,exercises and self-tests. A printed Student Study Guide is also available. A brief,QBasic supplement written by the authors can be packaged with the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070652972
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Pages:
656

Table of Contents

Ch. 1End-user Computing2
Ch. 2Computer Information Systems26
Ch. 3Software Interfaces54
Ch. 4Linking Information Technology88
Ch. 5Processing Hardware122
Ch. 6Input and Output Hardware156
Ch. 7Storage and Communication Hardware188
Ch. 8Word Processing and Desktop Publishing220
Ch. 9Electronic Spreadsheets256
Ch. 10Graphics and Multimedia286
Ch. 11File and Database Management316
Ch. 12Management and Decision Support Systems352
Ch. 13System Design and Implementation382
Ch. 14Software Development420
Ch. 15Privacy, Ethics, Crime, and Security456
Ch. 16Keeping Up with Change488
Appendix ABuying a Personal Computer System520
Appendix BOperating a Personal Computer Using Windows 3.1534
Appendix COperating a Personal Computer Using Windows 95564
Appendix DIntroduction to MS-DOS/PC-DOS592

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