Technology in Action / Edition 5

Technology in Action / Edition 5

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by Alan Evans, Kendall Martin, Mary Anne Poatsy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135137667

ISBN-13: 9780135137666

Pub. Date: 01/11/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student! Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.

History of the personal computer, virtual computer tour, blogging, file compression and management, installing RAM, installing a computer network and firewall, PDA’s,

Overview

A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student! Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.

History of the personal computer, virtual computer tour, blogging, file compression and management, installing RAM, installing a computer network and firewall, PDA’s, computer architecture, creating and improving an Access database, and constructing a simple Web page.

For professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of computer concepts and literacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135137666
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.61(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Why Computers Matter to You: Becoming Computer Literate

Technology in Focus: The History of the PC

Chapter 2

Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts

Chapter 3

Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources

Technology in Focus: Information Technology Ethics

Chapter 4

Application Software: Programs that Let You Work and Play

Chapter 5

Using System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management

Technology in Focus: Computing Alternatives

Chapter 6

Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System

Chapter 7

Networking and Security: Connecting Computers and Keeping Them Safe From Hackers and Viruses

Technology in Focus: Protecting Your Computer and Backing Up Your Data

Chapter 8

Mobile Computing: Keeping Your Data on Hand

Technology in Focus: Digital Entertainment

Chapter 9

Behind the Scenes: A Closer Look at System Hardware

Technology in Focus: Careers in IT

Chapter 10

Behind the Scenes: Software Programming

Chapter 11

Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems

Chapter 12

Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security

Chapter 13

Behind the Scenes: The Internet: How It Works

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