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Students are guided through the latest trends in computer concepts and technology in an exciting and easy-to-follow format. Updated for currency, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS provides the most up-to-date information on the latest technology in today's digital world.

About the Author

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years. Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computers. Special Feature: Timeline. 2. The Internet and World Wide Web. Special Feature: Making Use of the Web. 3. Application Software. Special Feature: Digital Communications. 4. The Components of the System Unit. 5. Input and Output. Special Feature: Digital Video Technology. 6. Storage. 7. Operating Systems and Utility Programs. Special Feature: Buyer's Guide. 8. Communications and Networks. 9. Database Management. 10. Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy. 11. Information System Development and Programming Languages. 12. Enterprise Computing. Special Feature: Living Digitally. Appendix A: Quiz Yourself Answers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781111530457
Subtitle:
Your Interactive Guide to the Digital World
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.
Author:
Vermaat, Misty E.
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.(Gary B. Shelly)
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Concepts
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Computer Concepts
Subject:
Shelly Cashman Series
Subject:
Computer Fundamentals
Subject:
Fundamentals
Subject:
Shelly Cashman
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Publication Date:
20110124
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
568

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