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Debra Geoghan is currently an associate professor of computer and information science at Bucks County Community College, teaching computer classes ranging from basic computer literacy to cybercrime, computer forensics, and networking. She has earned certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA, Apple, and others. Deb has taught at the college level since 1996 and also spent 11 years in the high school classroom. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Science Education from Temple University and an M.A. in Computer Science Education from Arcadia University.
Throughout her teaching career, Deb has worked with other educators to integrate technology across the curriculum. At BCCC, she serves on many technology committees, presents technology workshops for BCCC faculty, and runs a summer workshop for K-12 teachers interested in using technology in their classrooms. Deb is an avid user of technology which has earned her the nickname “gadget lady”.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What is a Computer?
Chapter 2 Hardware
Chapter 3 File Management
Chapter 4 Digital Devices and Multimedia
Chapter 5 Application Software
Chapter 6 System Software
Chapter 7 The Internet
Chapter 8 Communicating and Sharing: The Social Web
Chapter 9 Networks and Communication
Appendix 1 Bloggers
Appendix 2 Mindmaps
Appendix 3 Google Doc