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Discovering Computers 2003: Concepts for a Digital World, Introductory

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The Shelly Cashman Series presents a completely revised and updated edition to the best-selling computer concepts book to make learning about computers interesting and interactive. Discovering Computers 2003 is fully integrated with the World Wide Web as a means of offering additional content, unmatched currency, learning games, and more. Discovering Computers 2003 is available in three versions to provide the right depth of coverage for every class. Unparalleled online content, extensive end-of-chapter exercises, and comprehensive instructor's resources give you all the tools you need to present an outstanding concepts course.

About the Author

Gary Shelly<br> Gary Shelly, together with co-author Tom Cashman, wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. Since then, more than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman textbooks have been sold. In recent years, Gary, Tom, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software.<br> <br> Thomas J. Cashman<br> Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. In 1960, he established one of the first business data processing programs in the United States at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head from 1960 to 1966. <br> In 1969, he began collaborating with Gary Shelly. Since that time, Cashman, Shelly, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced more than 186 leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software. He has also taught summer institutes for teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma, Memphis State University, and Purdue University.<br> <br> The Shelly Cashman Series <br> Thirty-five years ago, computer educator Tom Cashman collaborated with Gary Shelly, one of his programming students, on their first book: IBM System/360 Assembler Language, published by Anaheim Publishing Company. With the success of this book, they formed a writing partnership that has endured to this day.<br> <br> Shelly and Cashman soon became the best-selling authors in computer and computer programming education. In 1980, they published the first ever full-color Introduction to Computers text. Not only did they sell 1.8 million copies of this edition, they changed the face of the Introductory computer course forever. Today, the Shelly Cashman Series books, published by Course Technology, are used by thousands of educators and millions of students, all around the world.Gary Shelly<br> Gary Shelly, together with co-author Tom Cashman, wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. Since then, more than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman textbooks have been sold. In recent years, Gary, Tom, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software.<br> <br> Thomas J. Cashman<br> Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. In 1960, he established one of the first business data processing programs in the United States at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head from 1960 to 1966. <br> In 1969, he began collaborating with Gary Shelly. Since that time, Cashman, Shelly, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced more than 186 leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software. He has also taught summer institutes for teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma, Memphis State University, and Purdue University.<br> <br> <br> The Shelly Cashman Series <br> Thirty-five years ago, computer educator Tom Cashman collaborated with Gary Shelly, one of his programming students, on their first book: IBM System/360 Assembler Language, published by Anaheim Publishing Company. With the success of this book, they formed a writing partnership that has endured to this day.<br> <br> Shelly and Cashman soon became the best-selling authors in computer and computer programming education. In 1980, they published the first ever full-color Introduction to Computers text. Not only did they sell 1.8 million copies of this edition, they changed the face of the Introductory computer course forever. Today, the Shelly Cashman Series books, published by Course Technology, are used by thousands of educators and millions of students, all around the world.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computers Timeline 2003: Milestones in Computer History 2. The Internet and the World Wide Web Guide to World Wide Web Sites and Searching Techniques 3. Application Software 4. The Components of the System Unit 5. Input 6. Output Multimedia: A Virtual Experience 7. Storage 8. Operating Systems and Utility Programs Buyer's Guide 2003: How to Purchase, Install, and Maintain a Personal Computer 9. Communications and Networks A World Without Wires 10. E-Commerce 11. Computers and Society: Home, Work, and Ethical Issues 12. Computers and Society: Security and Privacy Appendix: Coding Schemes and Number Systems

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789565136
Subtitle:
Concepts for a Digital World, Introductory
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.
Author:
Cashman, Thomas J.
Author:
Vermaat, Misty E.
Publisher:
Course Technology
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computer Literacy
Subject:
General Computers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2003 Paperback
Series:
Shelly Cashman (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20020219
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
10.46x8.76x.83 in. 2.64 lbs.

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