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Publisher Comments:

This best selling book from our BASICS Series has been thoroughly updated with the latest information your students need to know. Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd Edition covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet and Internet searching, Web page creation, computer ethics and more. Students will gain a strong understanding of the basics of computers, how technology is changing the world in which we live, and the importance of the Internet.

Synopsis:

The second edition of the best-selling text in the BASICS series has been updated and improved to better meet your needs. Written in the same friendly BASICS style that you have become accustomed to, this new book provides an overview of computer literacy topics including computer essentials, applications software, the Internet and technology issues.

Synopsis:

Computer Concepts BASICS, 4E covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet, Web page creation, computer ethics and more.

About the Author

Ann Ambrose is Dean of Business, Public Services and Technologies at Tide Water Community College in Portsmouth, Virginia. Her previous positions at the school include: Professor of Business, Director of Continuing Education, and Academic Division Chair of Business, Mathematics, Natural Science and Nursing. In addition, she has authored various publications on computer applications, including IC3 BASICS: Internet and Computing Core Certification. Ann holds a Master of Science degree in Vocational Education/Administration from Virginia Tech. Dr. Dolores J. Wells has taught business and computer science at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa for 29 years. She teaches a variety of distance learning courses, participates on several committees assisting with the creation of new AS degrees for Florida community colleges, and has created numerous e-packs and authored or contributed to several textbooks, including Discovering Computers. More recently, she has authored three editions of Shelly Cashman Series' Dreamweaver books. Dr. Wells also created the first WebCT e-packs for the Shelly Cashman Series.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: COMPUTER BASICS. 1. Understanding Computers and Computer Literacy. 2. The Internet and the World Wide Web. 3. The Internet and Research. 4. How a Computer Processes Data. 5. Input, Output, and Storage. 6. Operating Systems and Software. 7. Networks. UNIT 2: USING THE COMPUTER. 8. Keyboarding. 9. Windows and File Management. 10. Word Processing. 11. Presentation Graphics. 12. Spreadsheets. 13. Databases. 14. E-Mail and Electronic Communication. UNIT 3: COMPUTERS AND SOCIETY. 15. Evaluating Electronic Information. 16. Creating a Web Page. 17. Technology, the Workplace, and Society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418865030
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
General
Author:
Ambrose, Ann Peele
Author:
Wells, Delores
Author:
Wells, Dolores
Author:
Ambrose, Ann (Ann Ambrose)
Author:
Ambrose, Ann
Author:
Wells, Dolores J.
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computer Concepts;concepts
Subject:
Computer Concepts
Subject:
Concepts
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
BASICS Series
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
10.79x8.97x.87 in. 2.54 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » General

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Product details 480 pages Course Technology - English 9781418865030 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The second edition of the best-selling text in the BASICS series has been updated and improved to better meet your needs. Written in the same friendly BASICS style that you have become accustomed to, this new book provides an overview of computer literacy topics including computer essentials, applications software, the Internet and technology issues.
"Synopsis" by , Computer Concepts BASICS, 4E covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet, Web page creation, computer ethics and more.
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