I-Series: Computing Concepts,Introductory Edition / Edition 1

I-Series: Computing Concepts,Introductory Edition / Edition 1

by Stephen Haag, Maeve Cummings, Maeve Cummings, Alan Rea
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072464194

ISBN-13: 9780072464191

Pub. Date: 03/08/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This exciting,new first edition concepts text emphasizes all that is current,cutting-edge,and interesting to students in the introductory course. Focusing specifically on users,consumers and purchasers of technology,this text provides a no-nonsense coverage of the absolute essentials for using technology in today's wired world. The I-Series offers excellent coverage

Overview

This exciting,new first edition concepts text emphasizes all that is current,cutting-edge,and interesting to students in the introductory course. Focusing specifically on users,consumers and purchasers of technology,this text provides a no-nonsense coverage of the absolute essentials for using technology in today's wired world. The I-Series offers excellent coverage on the basics,as well as extensive information on building a Web site,E-Commerce,implications of technological advances,maintaining a computer system,buying your first PC,and more. Each chapter also contains coverage of security,ethics,and privacy and an introduction to the web-based Life Long Learning modules.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072464191
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/08/2002
Series:
I- Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 COMPUTERS IN YOUR LIFE TODAY: Are You Ready to Become Wired?
A:// You, Your Computer, and the World Wide Web
B:// Your Computer System and Its Components
C:// More Surfing on the Web
D:// Computers in Society
E:// Consumer Issues
F:// Summary
CHAPTER 2 THE WORLD WIDE WEB AND THE INTERNET How Vast Is Your Virtual Imagination?
A:// The World Wide Web
B:// E-Mail
C:// The Internet
D:// Interactive Internet Applications
F:// Consumer Issues
E:// Summary
CHAPTER 3 SOFTWARE AND MULTIMEDIA What Can Your Computer Do for You?
A:// Software Basics
B:// System Software
C:// Application Software
D:// Multimedia
E:// Consumer Issues
F:// Summary
CHAPTER 4 E-COMMERCE, WEB MULTIMEDIA, AND WEB AUTHORING How do you harness the Power of the Web?
A:// How Your Computer Does Its Thinking
B:// Memory for Short Term Only
C:// Expansion Buses, Cards, and Connectors
D:// Consumer Issues
E:// Summary
(and more...)

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