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Computers in Your Future / Edition 2

Computers in Your Future / Edition 2

by Que Education & Training


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Computers are playing a bigger role in our world...

in our homes, our schools, our businesses, and essentially every facet of our lives. That's why it's critical for today's students to understand how computers affect their personal and professional lives, to become computer and information literate, and to recognize how computers will influence their success today, and in the future. Meyer, Baber, and Pfaffenberger understand the importance of building a knowledge base for your students. From page one of Computers in Your Future (CIYF), Third Edition, the authors lay the groundwork for student understanding-from coverage of today's hottest computer topics to the use of engaging pedagogical tools to motivate student learning-all reinforced and enhanced by an extensive resource package designed to offer interactivity and foster the teaching and learning process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575769417
Publisher: Que
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 7.09(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Computers.
Computer and Information Literacy. A History of Computer Technology.
2. Hardware.
Inside the System Unit. Data Storage. Input and Output.
3. System Software and Software Development.
System Software. Programming Languages.
4. Personal Productivity Software.
An Introduction to Application Software. Word Processing. Spreadsheets. Databases. Presentation Packages.
5. More Application Software.
Special Purpose Programs. Multimedia and Virtual Reality.
6. Data Communications.
Telecommunications. Networks.
7. The Internet.
Understanding the Internet. Using Email.
8. The World Wide Web.
Exploring the Web. Creating a Web Page.
9. Information Management and Systems Development.
Information Systems and MIS. Systems Analysis and Design. Program Development.
10. Computing Issues.
Ethics. Security. Current Issues and Controversies. Emerging Technologies.
11. Computer Impacts.
Transportation. Education. Science and Medicine. Arts and Entertainment. Business and Industry.
12. Computers and Your Future.
Buying and Upgrading Your Computer System. Avoiding Risks to Your Health. Careers and Certification.

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