Peter Norton's Intro to Computers 6/e / Edition 6

Peter Norton's Intro to Computers 6/e / Edition 6

by Peter Norton
ISBN-10:
0072978902
ISBN-13:
9780072978902
Pub. Date:
12/30/2004
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
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Overview

Peter Norton's Intro to Computers 6/e / Edition 6

The most comprehensive coverage of computer concepts, reflecting the latest in technology. Appropriate for a full-semester course, with or without a hands-on lab.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072978902
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 688
Sales rank: 1,284,846
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers 6/e

Chapter 1: Introducing Computer Systems

Lesson 1A: Exploring Computers and Their Uses

Lesson 1B: Looking Inside the Computer System

Chapter 2: Presenting the Internet

Lesson 2A: Communicating with the Internet

Lesson 2B: Doing Business on the Internet

Computer Keynote: Creating a Web Site

Chapter 3: Interacting With Your Computer

Lesson 3A: Using the Keyboard and Mouse

Lesson 3B: Inputting Data in Other Ways

Chapter 4: Seeing, Hearing, and Printing Data

Lesson 4A: Video and Sound

Lesson 4B: Printing

Computer Keynote: Buying a New Computer

Chapter 5: Processing Data

Lesson 5A: Transforming Data Into Information

Lesson 5B: CPUs Used in Personal Computers

Chapter 6: Storing Data

Lesson 6A: Types of Storage Devices

Lesson 6B: Measuring and Improving Drive Performance

Chapter 7: Using Operating Systems

Lesson 7A: Operating System Basics

Lesson 7B: Survey of PC and Network Operating Systems

Chapter 8: Working with Application Software

Lesson 8A: Productivity Software

Lesson 8B: Graphics and Multimedia Software

Chapter 9: Networks

Lesson 9A: Networking Basics

Lesson 9B: Data Communications

Chapter 10: Applying Internet Technologies

Lesson 10A: Internet Technologies

Lesson 10B: Connecting to the Internet

Computer Keynote: Surveying Professional Certification Programs

Chapter 11: Database Management

Lesson 11A: Database Management Systems

Lesson 11B: Survey of Database Systems

Chapter 12: Development of Information Systems

Lesson 12A: The Basics of Information Systems

Lesson 12B: Building Information Systems

Chapter 13: Software Programming and Development

Lesson 13A: Creating Computer Programs

Lesson 13B: Programming Languages and the Programming Process

Chapter 14: Information Assurance: Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Lesson 14A: Planning a Secure Information System

Lesson 14B: Creating a Secure Information System

Computer Keynote: Defending Against Computer Viruses

Appendix A: The History of Microcomputers

Appendix B: Answers to Self Checks

Glossary

Index

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