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New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Comprehensive, Eighth Edition

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Publisher Comments:

'Show your students with how exciting and engaging computer concepts can be with New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Ninth Edition. Its unique approach, paired with cutting-edge learning technology, transform learning concepts into a more approachable, hands-on experience that appeals to anyone, from the computer novice to computer savvy learners. Always keeping you up-to-date, the Ninth Edition provides the most current information on computers, software, the Internet, and emerging issues and technologies.'

Synopsis:

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts provides the tools and technology to set the scene for success in your classroom. Revised to include new technologies, trends and a brand new companion Web site, it is by far, the most current, comprehensive computer concepts book out there. The new, more visual design will engage your students without compromising content.

Synopsis:

Engaging, innovative, and insightful, New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Eighth Edition will enlighten anyone from the computer novice to the computer savvy with its hands-on approach and cutting-edge learning technology. This edition has been updated throughout to provide you with the most current information on computers, software, and the Internet.

About the Author

June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces. June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Table of Contents

Orientation 1. Computer, Internet, Web and E-mail Basics 2. Computer Hardware 3. Computer Software 4. File Management, Virus Protection, and Backup 5. Internet and LAN Technology 6. Web Pages, Web Sites, and E-Commerce 7. Digital Media 8. The Computer Industry: History, Products, and Careers 9. Information Systems Analysis and Design 10. Databases 11. Computer Programming 12. Beyond Desktop Computing Tech Buzz

Product Details

ISBN:
9780619267650
Publisher:
Course Technology
Subject:
General
Author:
Parsons, June Jamnich
Author:
Oja, Dan
Author:
Parsons, June Jamrich
Author:
Parsons, June
Subject:
General Computers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Publication Date:
20050203
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
808
Dimensions:
10.76x8.46x1.09 in. 3.56 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
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Product details 808 pages Course Technology - English 9780619267650 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , New Perspectives on Computer Concepts provides the tools and technology to set the scene for success in your classroom. Revised to include new technologies, trends and a brand new companion Web site, it is by far, the most current, comprehensive computer concepts book out there. The new, more visual design will engage your students without compromising content.
"Synopsis" by , Engaging, innovative, and insightful, New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Eighth Edition will enlighten anyone from the computer novice to the computer savvy with its hands-on approach and cutting-edge learning technology. This edition has been updated throughout to provide you with the most current information on computers, software, and the Internet.
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