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Based on extensive customer feedback, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS ©2014 has been completely reexamined and revised to reflect the evolving needs of the concepts portion of the Introductory Computing course. This exciting new edition maintains many longstanding hallmarks, but is now highly focused on relevancy to provide students only with what they really need to know to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. To better reflect the importance of certain topics in today's digital world, coverage of enterprise computing, ethics, Internet research skills, mobile computing, operating systems (other than Windows), browsers, security, and Web 2.0 has been expanded and integrated. New critical thinking and problem solving exercises are included in every feature throughout the text, engaging students in regular practice of higher-order thinking skills. In addition, students have more opportunity for hands-on practice with the completely revised end-of-chapter activities. With these enhancements and more, the new DISCOVERING COMPUTERS is an even more engaging teaching and learning tool for your classroom.

Synopsis:

Based on extensive customer feedback, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS ©2014 has been completely reexamined and revised to reflect the evolving needs of the concepts portion of the Introductory Computing course. This exciting new edition maintains many longstanding hallmarks, but is now highly focused on relevancy to provide students only with what they really need to know to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. To better reflect the importance of certain topics in today's digital world, coverage of enterprise computing, ethics, Internet research skills, mobile computing, operating systems (other than Windows), browsers, security, and Web 2.0 has been expanded and integrated. New critical thinking and problem solving exercises are included in every feature throughout the text, engaging students in regular practice of higher-order thinking skills. In addition, students have more opportunity for hands-on practice with the completely revised end-of-chapter activities. With these enhancements and more, the new DISCOVERING COMPUTERS is an even more engaging teaching and learning tool for your classroom.

About the Author

Misty E. Vermaat has more than 20 years of experience in the field of computer information systems. She has co-authored many textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including multiple versions of Discovering Computers, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Word books.

Table of Contents

1. Digital Literacy: Introducing a World of Technology. 2. The Internet: Accessing, Searching, Sharing, and Communicating. 3. Computers and Mobile Devices: Evaluating the Possibilities. 4. Programs and Apps: Using Software at Work, School, and Home. 5. Digital Safety and Security: Identifying Threats, Issues, and Defenses. Appendix - Acronym Reference. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781285161785
Subtitle:
Essentials
Author:
Vermaat, Misty E.
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Concepts
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Computer Concepts
Subject:
Shelly Cashman Series
Subject:
Brief
Subject:
Shelly Cashman
Subject:
Shelley Cashman
Subject:
Shelley Cashman Series
Subject:
Shelly
Subject:
Shelley
Subject:
discovering computers
Subject:
Essentials
Subject:
2014
Subject:
essentials 2014
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Copyright:
Series:
Shelly Cashman
Publication Date:
20130304
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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"Synopsis" by , Based on extensive customer feedback, DISCOVERING COMPUTERS ©2014 has been completely reexamined and revised to reflect the evolving needs of the concepts portion of the Introductory Computing course. This exciting new edition maintains many longstanding hallmarks, but is now highly focused on relevancy to provide students only with what they really need to know to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. To better reflect the importance of certain topics in today's digital world, coverage of enterprise computing, ethics, Internet research skills, mobile computing, operating systems (other than Windows), browsers, security, and Web 2.0 has been expanded and integrated. New critical thinking and problem solving exercises are included in every feature throughout the text, engaging students in regular practice of higher-order thinking skills. In addition, students have more opportunity for hands-on practice with the completely revised end-of-chapter activities. With these enhancements and more, the new DISCOVERING COMPUTERS is an even more engaging teaching and learning tool for your classroom.
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