Discovering Computers: Fundamentals, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Discovering Computers: Fundamentals, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Gary B. Shelly, Misty E. Vermaat, Thomas J. Cashman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1423927028

ISBN-13: 9781423927020

Pub. Date: 02/12/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Discovering Computers: Fundamentals, Fifth Edition, covers the same breadth, but with less depth than Discovering Computers 2009: Complete. The text is ideal for use in a short course on computer concepts or in application software courses because of its thorough and concise coverage. Students are guided through the latest trends in computer concepts and

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Discovering Computers: Fundamentals, Fifth Edition, covers the same breadth, but with less depth than Discovering Computers 2009: Complete. The text is ideal for use in a short course on computer concepts or in application software courses because of its thorough and concise coverage. Students are guided through the latest trends in computer concepts and technology in an exciting and easy-to-follow format. Updated for currency, this book and the robust Online Companion provide students with the most up-to-date information on the latest technology in today's digital world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423927020
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/12/2008
Series:
Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2010 Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.72(h) x 0.68(d)
Lexile:
1240L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computers Special Feature: Timeline 2. The Internet and World Wide Web Special Feature: Making Use of the Web 3. Application Software 4. The Components of the System Unit 5. Input and Output Special Feature: Digital Imaging and Video Technology 6. Storage 7. Operating Systems and Utility Programs Special Feature: Buyer's Guide 8. Communications and Networks 9. Database Management 10. Computer Security, Ethics, and Privacy Special Feature: Digital Entertainment 11. Information System Development and Programming Languages 12. Enterprise Computing Appendix A: Quiz Yourself Answers

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