Computing Essentials 2011, Complete Edition / Edition 21

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Overview

Your definitive guide to computing concepts! Motivate your students to reveal the relevancy of technology. O'Leary, Computing Essentials 2011 provides you with a complete learning package, focusing on the most important and essential concepts of information technology. Students are given a streamlined, concise, attractive approach to the fundamental issues surrounding the world of computing. It has a balanced approach between theory and applied learning while highlighting the relevance of these important topics. All of the items featured with this text - including the end of chapter materials and the text websites - work together to help you truly understand the basics of computer concepts. This text also correlates with SimNet Online, our online training and assessment program for the Microsoft Office Suite and also computing concepts!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073516783
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/22/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 21
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda O’Leary is a professional trainer in Computing. She has developed training manuals for large corporations, presented seminars on a wide variety of application programs, and has co-authored severalbooks with her husband, Tim.

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Table of Contents

O'Leary, Computing Essentials 2011, Complete Edition

1. Information Technology, the Internet, and You


2. The Internet, the Web, and Electronic Commerce


3. Basic Application Software


4. Specialized Application Software


5. System Software


6. The System Unit


7. Input and Output


8. Secondary Storage


9. Communications and Networks


10. Privacy and Security


11. Information Systems


12. Database


13. Systems Analysis and Design


14. Programming and Languages


15. Your Future and Information Technology


The Evolution of the Computer age


The Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy Your Own Microcomputer System


The Upgrader’s Guide: How to Upgrade Your Microcomputer System


Glossary

Credits

Index
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