Computer Concepts: Illustrated Introductory / Edition 9

Computer Concepts: Illustrated Introductory / Edition 9

by June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja
ISBN-10:
1133626165
ISBN-13:
9781133626169
Pub. Date:
03/29/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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Overview

Computer Concepts: Illustrated Introductory / Edition 9

Computer Concepts Illustrated is designed to help students learn and retain the most relevant and essential information about computers and technology in today's digital world! This edition has been revised to cover the latest important computing trends and skills, but maintains the pedagogical and streamlined design elements that instructors and students know and love about the Illustrated Series. New for this edition, make the most of Computer Concepts Illustrated with the all-in-one CourseMate digital solution complete with a media-rich ebook, interactive quizzes and activities, and the Engagement Tracker for hassle-free, automatic grading!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781133626169
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/29/2012
Series: Illustrated Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

An esteemed professional and respected author, Dan Oja, along with June Parsons, purchased an Apple II+ in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, he and Dr. Parsons opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Dr. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together, they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today, Mr. Oja's and Dr. Parson's team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

Table of Contents

SEL Unit: Getting Started with Student Edition Labs. Unit A: Computer and Internet Basics. Unit B: Computer Hardware. Unit C: Computer Software. Unit D: Digital Electronics and File Management. Unit E: Networks and Connecting to the Internet. Unit F: Data Security. Unit G: The Web and E-Commerce. Unit H: Digital Media. Unit I: The Computer Industry and Careers.

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