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Using Information Technology Complete Editionby Brian K. Williams
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Using Information Technology, 5/e covers the fundamental computing concepts that are part of the digital age, including software, hardware, data, people, and procedures. The text centers on educating today's technology consumer, using themes of ethics, the Internet, and communications to demonstrate how the changing world of technology influences our lives and the decisions we make.
About the Author
Stacey Sawyer has been a co-author on editions 2 through 5 of this successful product, as well co-authoring Using Information Technology. Sarah Hutchinson has been a co-author on all editions of this product as well as the Advantage Series. Both authors are well-recognized names with a history of success in the CIT market.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Mind Tools for Your Future
1.1 Infotech Becomes Commonplace: Cellphones, E-Mail, the Internet, & the E-World
1.2 The “All-Purpose Machine”: The Varieties of Computers
1.3 Understanding the Computer: Pretending to Build Your Own PC
1.4 Where Is Information Technology Headed?
1.5 Infotech Becomes Commonplace: Cellphones, E-Mail, the Internet, & the E-World
1.6 The “All-Purpose Machine”: The Varieties of Computers
1.7 Understanding Your Computer: What If You Custom-Ordered Your Own PC?
1.8 Where Is Information Technology Headed?
CHAPTER 2 THE INTERNET & THE WORLD WIDE WEB: Exploring Cyberspace
2.1 Choosing Your Internet Access Device & Physical Connection: The Quest for Broadband
2.2 Choosing Your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
2.3 Sending & Receiving E-Mail
2.4 The World Wide Web
2.5 The Online Gold Mine: More Internet Resources, Your Personal Cyberspace, E-Commerce, & the E-conomy
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