Computers Are Your Future Complete

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-07
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Computers Are Your Futureprovides extensive technology reference without being overwhelming. Extensive images paired with a definition-driven format supply the reader with a practical approach to computers.Includes chapters and highlights on computer ethics, internet, e-commerce, system and application software, systems analysis and design. Contains an acronym finder and Concept Tips at the end of each chapter.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 1 Computers and You
Spotlight 1 Ethics
Chapter 2 Inside the System Unit
Chapter 3 Input/Output and Storage
Spotlight 2 File Management
Chapter 4 System Software
Spotlight 3 Buying and Upgrading Your Home Computer System
Chapter 5 Application Software: Tools for Productivity
Spotlight 4 Microsoft Office
Chapter 6 The Internet & the World Wide Web
Spotlight 5 Web 2.0
Chapter 7 Networks: Communicating and Sharking Resources
Chapter 8 Wired and Wireless Communications
Spotlight 6 Digital Life
Chapter 9 Privacy, Crime, and Security
Spotlight 7 Emerging Technologies
Chapter 10 Careers and Certification
Chapter 11 Programming Languages and Program Development
Chapter 12 Databases and Information Systems
Chapter 13 Systems Analysis and Design
Chapter 14 Enterprise Computing

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