Discovering Computers: Fundamentals

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-02-24
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Covering the same breadth, but with less depth as Discovering Computers 2006: Complete, this book is ideal for a short course on computer concepts or in a course that teaches computer concepts along with application software or programming. This new text employs the proven Shelly CashmanŽ approach to learning, presents fundamental computer concepts in a clear writing style, and includes new exercises, case studies, and online tools on the Companion Web site. Engage your students with these useful tools and help them experience successful learning with the Shelly Cashman Series.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computers Special Feature: Timeline
The Internet and World Wide Web Special Feature: Making Use of the Web
Application Software
The Components of the System
Input and Output
Storage Special Feature: Digital Imaging and Video Technology
Operating Systems and Utility Programs Special Feature: Buyer's Guide
Communications and Networks
Database Management
Computer Security, Ethics, and Privacy
Special Feature: Digital Entertainment
Information System Development and Programming Languages
Enterprise Computing
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