9780321512390

Fluency with Information Technology : Skills, Concepts, and Capabilities

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    9780321512390

  • ISBN10:

    0321512391

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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KEY MESSAGE:Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, and Capabilities, Third Edition,equips readers who are already familiar with computers, the Internet, and the World Wide Web with a deeper understanding of the broad capabilities of technology. Becoming Skilled at Information Technology: Terms of Endearment: Defining Information Technology; What the Digerati Know: Exploring the HumanComputer Interface; Making the Connection: The Basics of Networking; Marking Up with HTML: A Hypertext Markup Language Primer; Searching for Truth: Locating Information on the WWW; Searching for Guinea Pig B: Case Study in Online Research.Algorithms and Digitizing Information:To Err Is Human: An Introduction to Debugging; Bits and the "Why" of Bytes: Representing Information Digitally; Following Instructions: Principles of Computer Operation; What's the Plan? Algorithmic Thinking; Light, Sound, Magic: Representing Multimedia Digitally.Problem Solving:Get with the Program: Fundamental Concepts Expressed in JavaScript; The Bean Counter: A JavaScript Program; Thinking Big: Programming Functions; Once Is Not Enough: Iteration Principles; The Smooth Motion: Case Study in Algorithmic Problem Solving; Computers Can Do Almost {Everything, Nothing}: Limits to Computation; A Fluency Summary: Click to Close. For all readers interested in computers, the Internet, the World Wide Web, and a deeper understanding of the broad capabilities of technology.

Table of Contents

Becoming Skilled At Information Technology
Terms of Endearment: Defining Information Technology
What the Digerati Know: Exploring the Human-Computer Interface
Making the Connection: The Basics of Networking
Marking Up with HTML: A Hypertext Markup Language Primer
Searching for Truth: Locating Information on the WWW
Searching for Guinea Pig B: Case Study in Online Research
Algorithms And Digitizing Information
To Err Is Human: An Introduction to Debugging
Bits and the "Why" of Bytes: Representing Information Digitally
Following Instructions: Principles of Computer Operation
What's the Plan? Algorithmic Thinking
Light, Sound, Magic: Representing Multimedia Digitally
Data And Information
Computers in Polite Society: Social Implications of IT
Shhh, It's a Secret: Privacy and Digital Security
Fill-in-the-Blank Computing: Basics of Spreadsheets
'What If' Thinking Helps: Advanced Spreadsheets for Planning
A Table with a View: Database Queries
iDiary: A Case Study in Database Design
Problem Solving
Get with the Program: Fundamental Concepts Expressed in JavaScript
The Bean Counter: A JavaScript Program
Thinking Big: Programming Functions
Once Is Not Enough: Iteration Principles
The Smooth Motion: Case Study in Algorithmic Problem Solving
Computers Can Do Almost {Everything, Nothing}: Limits to Computation
A Fluency Summary: Click to Close
Appendixes
HTML Reference
iDiary Database
JavaScript Programming Rules
Bean Counter Program
Memory Bank Program
Smooth Motion Program
Glossary
Answers to Selected Questions
Index
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