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Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd / Edition 3

Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9781418865030
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/02/2006
Series: BASICS Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ann Ambrose is Dean of Business, Public Services & Technologies at Tide Water Community College in Portsmouth, Virginia. Her previous positions at the school include: Professor of Business, Director of Continuing Education, and Academic Division Chair of Business, Mathematics, Natural Science and Nursing. In addition, she has authored various publications on computer applications, including IC3 BASICS: Internet and Computing Core Certification. Ann holds a Master of Science degree in Vocational Education/Administration from Virginia Tech.

Dr. Dolores J. Wells has taught business and computer science at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa for 29 years. She teaches a variety of distance learning courses, participates on several committees assisting with the creation of new AS degrees for Florida community colleges, and has created numerous e-packs and authored or contributed to several textbooks, including Discovering Computers. More recently, she has authored three editions of Shelly Cashman Series' Dreamweaver books. Dr. Wells also created the first WebCT e-packs for the Shelly Cashman Series.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: COMPUTER BASICS. 1. Understanding Computers and Computer Literacy. 2. The Internet and the World Wide Web. 3. The Internet and Research. 4. How a Computer Processes Data. 5. Input, Output, and Storage. 6. Operating Systems and Software. 7. Networks. UNIT 2: USING THE COMPUTER. 8. Keyboarding. 9. Windows and File Management. 10. Word Processing. 11. Presentation Graphics. 12. Spreadsheets. 13. Databases. 14. E-Mail and Electronic Communication. UNIT 3: COMPUTERS AND SOCIETY. 15. Evaluating Electronic Information. 16. Creating a Web Page. 17. Technology, the Workplace, and Society.

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