9780132544948

Computers Are Your Future Complete

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    9780132544948

  • ISBN10:

    0132544946

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/19/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Summary

"Computers Are Your Future" provides extensive technology reference without being overwhelming. Extensive images paired with a definition-driven format supply the reader with a practical approach to computers. Ideal for students and professionals seeking a comprehensive computer technology reference

Author Biography

Catherine LaBerta is a Full Professor in the Computer Science/Mathematics Department at Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY.  She is also an adjunct professor at SUNY-Buffalo.  Catherine teaches courses that range from Intro to Computers to Programming in C++ to Web Development.  Originally a math major, Catherine took additional courses in computers and programming and found a field that clicked for her.  She enjoys the constant changes in the computer and related fields as it forces one to keep up and constantly learn.  Not a total book worm, she loves skiing in Purgatory, CO, one of her favorite spots. She also enjoys boating—especially schooner trips off the coast of Maine— and will always be working on that golf game.

Table of Contents

Chapter/Spotlight Complete (14 Chapters/6 Spotlights)
1 Computers and You
Spotlight 1 Ethics
2 Inside the System Unit
3 Input/Output and Storage
Spotlight 2 File Management
4 System Software
Spotlight 3 Buying and Upgrading Your Home Computer System
5 Application Software: Tools for Productivity
Spotlight 4 Web 2.0
6 The Internet & the World Wide Web
Spotlight 5 Cloud Computing
7 Networks: Communicating and Sharing Resources
8 Wired and Wireless Communication
Spotlight 6 Digital Life
9 Privacy, Crime, and Security
10 Careers and Certification
11 Programming Languages and Program Development
12 Databases and Information Systems
13 Systems Analysis and Design
14 Enterprise Computing

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