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For introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.

Explore, discover, and experience technology with the completely revised and visually enhanced Technology in Action - the book that uses technology to teach technology!

The Tenth Edition of Technology in Action is an extensive revision that brings the content fully in line with 21st century technology and students. The content has been updated and revised, the structure has been finely tuned, Part breaks added at logical stopping points in each chapter, and Windows 8 coverage is included. 

 

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This package contains:

0133056228: Technology In Action, Complete

0133414426: GO! with Microsoft Excel 2013 Brief

0133414507: GO! with Microsoft Access 2013 Brief

0133481816: NEW MyITLab with Pearson eText — Access Card — for GO! Series and Technology in Action with Microsoft Office 2013

Synopsis:

For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.

A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student!

Technology in Action engages students by covering topics in a progressive approach and providing rich companion media.

About the Author

Three professors from Montgomery County Community College traveled with the Prentice Hall Information Technology team for over two years to uncover what students and professors today wanted and needed in an Intro to Computer Concepts text. After meeting with more than 1,000 students and instructors they developed Technology in Action. Due to overwhelming success, they recently published Technology in Action 10/e!

Alan D. Evans, M.S., CPA

Alan Evans is currently a faculty member at Moore College of Art and Design and Montgomery County Community College teaching a variety of computer science and business courses.  He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Rider University and an M.S. in Information Systems from Drexel University, and he is a certified public accountant.  After a successful career in business, Alan finally realized his true calling was education.  He has been teaching at the college level since 2000.  Alan enjoys giving presentations at technical conferences and meets regularly with computer science faculty and administrators from other colleges to discuss curriculum development and new methods of engaging students. 

                                                

Kendall E. Martin, Ph.D.

Kendall has been teaching since 1988 at a number of institutions, including Villanova University, DeSales University, Arcadia University, Ursinus College, County College of Morris, and Montgomery County Community College, at both the undergraduate and master’s degree level. Kendall’s education includes a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She has industrial experience in research and development environments (AT&T Bell Laboratories) as well as experience from several start-up technology firms. At Ursinus College, Kendall developed a successful faculty training program for distance education instructors, and she makes conference presentations during the year.

Mary Anne Poatsy, MBA, CFP

Mary Anne is an adjunct faculty member at Montgomery County Community College, teaching various computer application and concepts courses in face-to-face and online environments. Mary Anne holds a B.A. in Psychology and Elementary Education from Mount Holyoke College and an MBA in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mary Anne has more than nine years of educational experience, ranging from elementary and secondary education to Montgomery County Community College, Muhlenberg College, and Bucks County Community College, as well as training in the professional environment. Prior to teaching, Mary Anne was a vice president at Shearson Lehman Hutton in the Municipal Bond Investment Banking department.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Using Technology to Change the World

 

Chapter 2

Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts

 

Chapter 3

Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources

 

Technology in Focus

The History of the Personal Computer

 

Chapter 4

Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play

 

Chapter 5

System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management

 

Technology in Focus

Information Technology Ethics

 

Chapter 6

Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System

 

Chapter 7

Networking: Connecting Computing Devices

 

Technology in Focus

Under the Hood

 

Chapter 8

Digital Devices and Media: Managing a Digital Lifestyle

 

Chapter 9

Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices

 

Technology in Focus

Careers in IT

 

Chapter 10

Behind the Scenes: Software Programming

 

Chapter 11

Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems

 

Chapter 12

Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World

 

Chapter 13

Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works

Product Details

ISBN:
9780133056228
Author:
Evans, Alan
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Poatsy, Mary Anne
Author:
Martin, Kendall
Subject:
Information Management
Subject:
Business management
Subject:
Internet-Information
Subject:
Business Software - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130107
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.4 x 1 in 1238 gr

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
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Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General

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0133056228: Technology In Action, Complete

0133414426: GO! with Microsoft Excel 2013 Brief

0133414507: GO! with Microsoft Access 2013 Brief

0133481816: NEW MyITLab with Pearson eText — Access Card — for GO! Series and Technology in Action with Microsoft Office 2013

"Synopsis" by ,
For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.

A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student!

Technology in Action engages students by covering topics in a progressive approach and providing rich companion media.

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