Understanding Computers in a Changing Society / Edition 4

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Overview

Understanding Computers in a Changing Society gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts and societal issues, delivering content that is relevant to today's career-focused student.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538754484
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/9/2010
  • Series: New Perspectives Series: Concepts Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the World of Computers. 2. A Closer Look at Hardware and Software. 3. The Internet and the World Wide Web. 4. Network and Internet Security. 5. Computer Security and Privacy. 6. Intellectual Property Rights and Ethics. 7. Health, Access, and the Environment. 8. Emerging Technologies. References and Resources Guide. Glossary/Index.

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