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Computer Concepts Basics

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This best selling book from our BASICS Series has been thoroughly updated with the latest information that computer users need to know. Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd Edition covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet and Internet searching, Web page creation, computer ethics and more. Users will gain a strong understanding of the basics of computers, how technology is changing the world in which we live, and the importance of the Internet.

Synopsis:

Offering a basic introduction to computers, this book covers computer hardware, software, input, applications skills, the Internet and Web page creation, careers, computer ethics and more. Step-by-step instructions along with numerous screen shots and illustrations help readers learn and master essential computer concepts and skills.

Synopsis:

This best selling book from our BASICS Series has been thoroughly updated with the latest information that computer users need to know. Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd Edition covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet and Internet searching, Web page creation, computer ethics and more. Users will gain a strong understanding of the basics of computers, how technology is changing the world in which we live, and the importance of the Internet.

About the Author

Dr. Dolores J. Wells has taught business and computer science at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa for 29 years. She teaches a variety of distance learning courses, participates on several committees assisting with the creation of new AS degrees for Florida community colleges, and has created numerous e-packs and authored or contributed to several textbooks, including Discovering Computers. More recently, she has authored three editions of Shelly Cashman Series' Dreamweaver books. Dr. Wells also created the first WebCT e-packs for the Shelly Cashman Series. Ann Ambrose is Dean of Business, Public Services and Technologies at Tide Water Community College in Portsmouth, Virginia. Her previous positions at the school include: Professor of Business, Director of Continuing Education, and Academic Division Chair of Business, Mathematics, Natural Science and Nursing. In addition, she has authored various publications on computer applications, including IC3 BASICS: Internet and Computing Core Certification. Ann holds a Master of Science degree in Vocational Education/Administration from Virginia Tech.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Computer Basics Lesson 1: Understanding Computers and Computer Literacy Lesson 2: The Internet and the World Wide Web Lesson 3: How a Computer Processes Data Lesson 4: Keyboarding Lesson 5: Input, Output, Storage, and Networks Lesson 6: Operating Systems Software Unit Two: Software Lesson 7: Word Processing Lesson 8: Spreadsheets Lesson 9: Databases Lesson 10: Presentation Graphics and Multimedia Lesson 11: Integration Unit Three: Advanced Computer Concepts Lesson 12: The Internet and Research Lesson 13: Evaluating Electronic Information Lesson 14: Desktop Publishing Lesson 15: Creating a Web Page Lesson 16: How Technology Is Changing the Workplace and Society

Product Details

ISBN:
9780619055783
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Author:
Wells, Dolores J.
Author:
Pusins, Dolores Wells
Author:
Ambrose, Ann
Author:
Wells, Dolores (Dolores J. Wells)
Author:
Wells, Dolores
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Reference - Beginner Guides
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Series:
Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2007
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
March 2003
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
440
Dimensions:
10.60x8.90x1.00 in. 2.45 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » General

Computer Concepts Basics
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Product details 440 pages Cengage Learning - English 9780619055783 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Offering a basic introduction to computers, this book covers computer hardware, software, input, applications skills, the Internet and Web page creation, careers, computer ethics and more. Step-by-step instructions along with numerous screen shots and illustrations help readers learn and master essential computer concepts and skills.
"Synopsis" by , This best selling book from our BASICS Series has been thoroughly updated with the latest information that computer users need to know. Computer Concepts BASICS, 3rd Edition covers the most important computer literacy topics including computer hardware and software, application skills, keyboarding skills, the Internet and Internet searching, Web page creation, computer ethics and more. Users will gain a strong understanding of the basics of computers, how technology is changing the world in which we live, and the importance of the Internet.
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