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Computer Concepts Illustrated Introduction (8TH 11 - Old Edition)by June Parsons
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Ensure today's most timely computer concepts are engaging and applicable with the integrated technology and proven visual approach found within Parsons/Oja's COMPUTER CONCEPTS, ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY, 7E, ENHANCED. This new Enhanced Edition uses signature two-page spreads and more integrated technology than ever before to appeal to readers at all levels — whether they are new to computers or already computer "hotshots." This edition's visually intense layout incorporates a proven skill-building step-by-step approach that makes computer skills easy to understand and apply, no matter what the reader's preferred learning style. New technology updates reflect the very latest technology developments to ensure the reader remains on the leading edge of computer progress today.
Finally - computer concepts presented in an engaging and relevent way! The Illustrated Series has thoroughly revised this 8th edition to reflect the feedback from instructors and students. Among the improvements are the additions of interactive lab scenarios, new assessment opportunities, and a new streamlined design.
About the Author
June Parsons purchased her 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, she 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 began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.
Table of Contents
Getting Started with Student Edition Labs. Unit A: Computer and Internet Basics. Unit B: Computer Hardware. Unit C: Computer Software. Unit D: Digital Electronics and File Management. Unit E: Networks and Connecting to the Internet. Unit F: Data Security. Unit G: The Web and E-Commerce. Unit H: Digital Media. Unit I: The Computer Industry and Careers.
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