Synopses & Reviews
New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, 6th Edition offers your students a completely updated, total learning solution. Revised to include new technologies, trends and Web links, it is by far, the most current, comprehensive computer concepts book available.
About the Author
June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years and has a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995.
June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Thomson Course Technology in 1992, contributing to the Windows for Business and Illustrated series, and developing the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via Internet connections with a team of highly-skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.
Table of Contents
1. Computer, Internet, and Network Basics 2. Computer Hardware 3. Computer Software 4. File Management, Virus Protection, and Backup 5. Internet and LAN Technology 6. Web Pages, Web Sites, and E-Commerce 7. Digital Media 8. The Computer Industry 9. Information Systems Analysis and Design 10. Databases 11. Computer Programming 12. Beyond Desktop Computing