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Be engaged, excited and enlightened with New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Tenth Edition. This book has been completely updated to provide you with the latest, most in-depth information on both computer concepts and the context in which they fit into today?s world. The Tenth Edition provides the most current information on computers, software, the Internet, and emerging issues and technologies. It's unique approach transforms learning concepts into a more approachable, hands-on experience that appeals to anyone, from the computer novice to the computer savvy learner.

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Show your students with how exciting and engaging computer concepts can be with New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Ninth Edition.

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 Chapter 1: Computers and Digital Basics Chapter 2: Computer Hardware Chapter 3: Computer Software Chapter 4: Operating Systems and File Management Chapter 5: LANs and WLANs Chapter 6: The Internet Chapter 7: The Web and E-mail Chapter 8: Digital Media Chapter 9: The Computer Industry: History, Careers, and Ethics Chapter 10: Information Systems Analysis and Design Chapter 11: Databases Chapter 12: Computer Programming

Product Details

ISBN:
9781418839444
Author:
Parsons, June Jamrich
Publisher:
Course Technology
Author:
Parsons, June Jamnich
Author:
Oja, Dan
Author:
Parsons, June Jamrich
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Electronic digital computers
Subject:
General Computers
Copyright:
Edition Number:
9
Edition Description:
Comprehensive
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
808
Dimensions:
10.78x8.50x1.22 in. 3.74 lbs.

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