Synopses & Reviews
With our critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students 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 students 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, students understand why they're learning what they're learning, and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE INTERNET has been updated to cover the newest software including Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox 3, and Google Chrome. With the New Perspectives critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, you will learn basic to advanced features of the Internet ? from Browser Basics to Electronic Commerce.
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 a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at Quinnipiac University. The author or co-author of 31 books on accounting, electronic commerce, and information topics. Gary has PhD in accounting systems from the University of Tennessee, and MBA in accounting from Xavier University. Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of several projects in the New Perspectives Series and Illustrated Series. Jessica also works for Cengage Learning Course Technology as a Developmental Editor. She has edited over 30 books on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and electronic commerce.
Table of Contents
Tutorial 1: Browser Basics. Tutorial 2: Basic Communication on the Internet: Email. Tutorial 3: Webmail. Tutorial 4: Searching the Web. Tutorial 5: Information Resources on the Web. Tutorial 6: User-Generated Content on the Internet. Tutorial 7: Security on the Internet and the Web. Tutorial 8: Wireless Networking and Security. Tutorial 9: Creating Effective Web Pages. Tutorial 10: Electronic Commerce. Appendix A: The Internet and the World Wide Web. Appendix B: Microsoft Outlook Express. Additional Research Assignments (1-8).