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Exploring Getting Started with Computing Concepts / Edition 1

Exploring Getting Started with Computing Concepts / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780134497099
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Series: Exploring for Office 2016 Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mary Anne Poatsy, Series Editor

Mary Anne is a senior faculty member at Montgomery County Community College, teaching various computer application and concepts courses in face-to-face and online environments. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Mount Holyoke College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mary Anne has more than 12 years of educational experience. She is currently adjunct faculty at Gwynedd-Mercy College and Montgomery County Community College. She has also taught at Bucks County Community College and Muhlenberg College, as well as conducted personal training. Before teaching, she was Vice President at Shearson Lehman in the Municipal Bond Investment Banking Department.

Dr. Robert T. Grauer, Creator of the Exploring Series

Bob Grauer is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Computer Information Systems at the University of Miami, where he is a multiple winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Business, most recently in 2009. He has written numerous COBOL texts and is the vision behind the Exploring Office series, with more than three million books in print. His work has been translated into three foreign languages and is used in all aspects of higher education at both national and international levels. Bob Grauer has consulted for several major corporations including IBM and American Express. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research in 1972 from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Computer Concepts


Case Study: Global Volunteer Computer Literary Program

Computer Hardware and Software

Identifying Types of Computer Hardware

Working with Software

Electronic Communication and Collaboration

Communicating and Collaborating over the Internet

Getting information from the Web

Computer Networking

Identifying network components

Connect to the Internet

Computer Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Understanding Computer Threats

Protecting Yourself and Your Digital Property

Using Technology Ethically

Chapter Objectives Review

Key Terms Matching

Multiple Choice

Practice Exercise

Mid-Level Exercises

Beyond the Classroom

Capstone Exercise

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