Computing In The Information Age Second Edition: Student Study Guide / Edition 2

Computing In The Information Age Second Edition: Student Study Guide / Edition 2

by Nancy B. Stern, Robert A. Stern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471141267

ISBN-13: 9780471141266

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Computing in the Information Age 2E is written for people with little or no background in Computing. The objective of this book is to explain computing today in a clear and meaningful way and to focus on those concepts likely to have the greatest impact as we approach the next century and the next phase of the information revolution. The unique applicability of

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Computing in the Information Age 2E is written for people with little or no background in Computing. The objective of this book is to explain computing today in a clear and meaningful way and to focus on those concepts likely to have the greatest impact as we approach the next century and the next phase of the information revolution. The unique applicability of computers to business and to life is demonstrated, the advantage gained by knowing how and when to use computers, and the potential of computers to enrich our life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471141266
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

THE BASICS.

The Basics of Computing: Hardware, Software, Connectivity, and People.

From Micros to Mammoths.

Using Prodcutivity Tools.

HARDWARE ADVANCES THE INFORMATION AGE.

Computer Processing.

Input and Output: From Applications to Hardware.

Secondary Storage Devices.

SOFTWARE DRIVES THE INFORMATION AGE.

Application Packages: Beyond Basic Productivity Tools.

Developing Custom Software.

Systems Software.

CONNECTIVITY UNITES THE INFORMATION AGE.

Connectivity, Networks, and The Information Superhighway.

PEOPLE POWER MAKES THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

Systems Analysis and Design.

Database Management Information Systems.

Social Issuses in Computing.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Index.

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