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New Perspectives on the Internet, Sixth Edition, Comprehensive (New Perspectives)
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With our critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, users will learn the basic to more advanced features of the Internet ? from browsing, navigating, and searching the Internet, to using email, and other Web topics. The case-based tutorials challenge users to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With the New Perspectives Series approach, learners understand why they're learning what they're learning, and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
Part of our New Perspectives Series, this new edition offers a case-oriented, problem-solving approach for learning the basic to more advanced features of the Internet-from browsing, navigating, and searching on the Internet, to using e-mail, advanced communication tools and other Web topics.
About the Author
Gary Schneider is an Associate Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at the University of San Diego School of Business. The author or co-author of 31 books, Gary has written more than 70 research papers on accounting, electronic commerce, and information topics. His work has appeared in a number of journals including the IS AuditandControl, Interfaces, and the Journal of Information Systems. Gary is active in the American Accounting Association and has served as editor of its Accounting Information Systems and Technology Reporter. He has provided training and consulting services to a number of major clients, including, the Gartner Group, Gateway Computer, Honeywell and Qualcomm. In 1999, he was named a fellow of the Gartner Institute. Gary holds a PhD in accounting systems from the University of Tennessee, and MBA in accounting from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati. He is a CPA and practiced public accounting in Ohio for fourteen years before undertaking his academic career.Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of several projects, including New Perspectives on the Internet, New Perspectives on Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, and Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003?Illustrated. Jessica also works for Thomson Course Technology as a Developmental Editor. During the past nine years, she has edited over 30 books on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and electronic commerce. Prior to her work with Thomson Course Technology, Jessica was a Developmental Editor for West Educational Publishing, where she managed projects in accounting, business, information systems, marketing, and management.
In between projects, Jessica provides Web site development consulting and training services to several businesses and schools where she lives. She also serves as the webmaster for the local elementary school her daughter attends. Jessica graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in communications.
Table of Contents
1. Browser Basics 2. Basic Communication on the Internet: E-Mail 3. Searching the Web 4. Information Resources on the Web 5. Downloading and Storing Data 6. Real-Time Communication on the Internet 7. Mass Communication on the Internet 8. Creating Effective Web Pages 9. Security on the Internet and the Web 10. Electronic Commerce Appendix A: The Internet and the World Wide Web Additional Research Assignments 1-8 Glossary/Index Task Reference
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