Computing Fundamentals: Digital Literacy Edition

Computing Fundamentals: Digital Literacy Edition

by Faithe Wempen
     
 

The Basic Computing Skills You Need to Enhance Your Academic Education

Computing Fundamentals provides students with the basic computing skills needed to get the most from their educational endeavors, regardless of field of study. Written by Microsoft Office Master Instructor Faithe Wempen, this detailed resource helps you develop a strong

Overview

The Basic Computing Skills You Need to Enhance Your Academic Education

Computing Fundamentals provides students with the basic computing skills needed to get the most from their educational endeavors, regardless of field of study. Written by Microsoft Office Master Instructor Faithe Wempen, this detailed resource helps you develop a strong understanding of how computers work and how they affect our society. In addition to helping you master essential computing tasks such as working with operating systems, applications, and the Internet, this book also provides you with all the knowledge you need for computing basics.

  • Learn the types of computer hardware and how they work together
  • Understand operating systems and application software
  • Get a complete introduction to Windows® 7
  • Learn the basics of Microsoft® Office applications
  • Understand the essential technologies behind networking, the Internet, and the web
  • Learn how to protect your online privacy and security
  • Explore legal, ethical, and health issues of computing

Each chapter includes a summary, list of key terms, and sample questions to help you master basic computer skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118974742
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/06/2014
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Faithe Wempen, M.A., is a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and A+ certified computer technician, and the author of more than 120 books on computer hardware and software. An adjunct instructor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University, she has also written and taught online technology courses that have educated over a quarter of a million students for corporate clients including Hewlett-Packard, CNET, and Sony.

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