Synopses & Reviews
Equip your students with Internet knowledge using this pracitcal, user-friendly book by the Illustrated Series. Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, this book provides essential information about the Internet, including topics on security, spyware, phishing, evaluating Web resources, and more!
Part of the Illustrated Series, this book offers a visual, flexible and step-by-step approach for learning about the Internet, including such topics as: browsing, e-mail, searching, communicating on the Web, and Web browser security.
About the Author
Gary Schneider is the William S. Perlroth Professor of Accounting at Quinnipiac University. He previously held teaching appointments at the University of San Diego, the University of Tennessee, and Xavier University. The author of more than 50 books and 100 research papers, Dr. Schneider has written extensively on accounting and information systems topics with his work appearing in such journals as INTERFACES, IS AUDIT and CONTROL JOURNAL, and JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. His books have been translated into Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. A CPA who practiced public accounting in Ohio for 14 years before undertaking his academic career, Dr. Schneider holds a Ph.D. in accounting information systems from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati. 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. Katherine Pinard has over 20 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to ten books published by Cengage Learning and has edited over 50 titles for the company.
Table of Contents
Unit A: Understanding Internet Basics. Unit B: Understanding Browser Basics. Unit C: Using Email. Unit D: Searching the Web. Unit E: Getting Information from the Web. Unit F: Communicating on the Web. Unit G: Downloading Programs and Sharing Files. Unit H: Extending Browser Capabilities. Unit I: Increasing Web Security. Appendix: Using Other Email Programs.