9781580760850

Computers in Your Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9781580760850

  • ISBN10:

    1580760856

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/1998
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

For courses in Computer Concepts, Introduction to Computers, Computer Literacy/MIS, CIS, Computer Science, Business. This best-selling introduction to computers is noted for its lucid explanations of computing concepts, practical applications of technology theory, and emphasis on the historical and societal impacts of technological innovations. It features integrated coverage of management information systems, networking, email, and the Internet.

Table of Contents

Computer and information literacy
1-4(1)
a history of computer technology
1-22(1)
hardware
2-1(1)
inside the system unit
2-4(1)
data storage
2-30(1)
input and output
2-54(1)
system software and software development
3-1(1)
system software
3-4(1)
programming languages
3-24(1)
personal productivity software
4-1(1)
an introduction to application software
4-4(1)
word processing
4-18(1)
spreadsheets
4-32(1)
databases
4-50(1)
presentation packages
4-66(1)
more application software
5-1(1)
special-purpose programs
5-4(1)
multimedia and virtual reality
5-16(1)
data communications
6-1(1)
telecommunications
6-4(1)
networks
6-26(1)
the internet
7-1(1)
understanding the internet
7-4(1)
using email
7-32(1)
the world wide web
8-1(1)
exploring the web
8-4(1)
creating a web page
8-22(1)
information management and systems development
9-1(1)
information systems and MIS
9-4(1)
systems analysis and design
9-20(1)
program development
9-36(1)
computing issues
10-1(1)
ethics
10-4(1)
security
10-22(1)
current issues and controversies
10-42(1)
emerging technologies
10-60(1)
computer impacts
11-1(1)
transportation
11-4(1)
education
11-20(1)
science and medicine
11-34(1)
arts and entertainment
11-46(1)
business and industry
11-64(1)
computers and your future
12-1
buying and upgrading your computer system
12-4
avoiding risks to your health
12-26
careers and certification
12-38
selected solutions s-1
glossary of terms g-1
web site directory w-1
illustration credits c-1
index i-1

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