ISBN-10:
1305656318
ISBN-13:
9781305656314
Pub. Date:
02/16/2016
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow: Comprehensive / Edition 16

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow: Comprehensive / Edition 16

by Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker
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ISBN-13: 9781305656314
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/16/2016
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: Comprehens
Sales rank: 205,583
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today, she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to the World of Technology. 2. The System Unit, Processing, and Memory 3. Storage. 4. Input and Output. 5. System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs. 6. Application Software: Desktop and Mobile Apps. 7. Networks and Communication Devices. 8. The Internet. 9. Security and Privacy. 10. Information Systems and System Development. 11. Program Development and Programming Languages. 12. Databases and Database Management Systems. 13. Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment. References and Resources Guide. Glossary.

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