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