Computers in Your Future Complete 2005 Edition / Edition 7

Computers in Your Future Complete 2005 Edition / Edition 7

by Bill Daley
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Prentice Hall


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Computers in Your Future Complete 2005 Edition / Edition 7

This introduction to computers is noted for its lucid explanations of computing concepts, practical applications of technology theory, and emphasis on the historical and societal impacts of technological innovations. It features integrated coverage of management information systems, networking, email, and the Internet.

Other coverage of cutting-edge topics includes Microsoft Office 2003, ethics, e-commerce, crime and security, privacy, communications trends and infrastructure, multimedia, buying and upgrading your computer system, and file management.

For individuals seeking an introduction to computers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131139701
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/24/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Computers, the Web and You.

Spotlight 1: Ethics.

2. System Software: The Operating Environment.

3. Application Software: Tools for Productivity.

Spotlight 2: Microsoft Office.

4. Inside the System Unit.

5. Input/Output and Storage.

Spotlight 3: File Management.

6. Networks: Communicating and Sharing Resources.

7. The Internet and World Wide Web.

8. Wired and Wireless Communications.

Spotlight 4: Buying and Upgrading Your Computer System.

9. E-Commerce, Privacy and Security.

10. Databases and Information Systems.

11. Systems Analysis and Design.

Spotlight 5: Multimedia and Virtual Reality.

12. Programming Languages and Program Development.

13. Careers and Certification.

14. Enterprise Computing.

Spotlight 6: Emerging Technologies.

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