IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES

9780760064917

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780760064917

  • ISBN10:

    0760064911

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-12-16
  • Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $49.95 Save up to $12.49
  • Buy Used
    $37.46
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 2-4 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

Summary

The Fourth Edition of this best-selling book uses the text, the innovative book-on-CD, and the Web to enhance both the teaching and learning experience.

Table of Contents

Using Computers: Essential Concepts
2(44)
Computers: Mind Tools
4(3)
Computer System Basics
7(24)
The User Interface User Focus: Boot, Run, Browse, and Search
31(15)
Issue: Can Computers Think?
33(2)
Review Activities
35(11)
Software and Multimedia
46(56)
Computer Software Basics
48(8)
System Software
56(10)
Application Software
66(12)
Multimedia
78(24)
User Focus: Installing Software
84(4)
Issue: Are Copyright Fair?
88(2)
Review Activities
90(12)
Documents, Worksheets, and Databases
102(56)
Documents
104(15)
Worksheets
119(13)
Databases
132(26)
User Focus: Putting It All Together
141(3)
Issue: Do Computers Increase Productivity?
144(2)
Review Activities
146(12)
Computer Files and Data Storage
158(48)
Data, Information, and Files
160(8)
File Manager Utility Software
168(6)
How Computers Store File Data
174(6)
Disks, Tapes, CDs, and DVDs
180(26)
User Focus: Using Files
191(2)
Issue: Is Data Getting Lost?
193(2)
Review Activities
195(11)
Computer Architecture
206(46)
Digital Electronics
209(6)
Memory
215(5)
Central Processing Unit
220(9)
Input/Output
229(23)
User Focus: Troubleshooting the Boot Process
234(6)
Issue: Who Invented the Computer?
240(2)
Review Activities
242(10)
The Computer Marketplace
252(54)
Consumer's Guide to Computers
254(14)
Consumer's Guide to Printers
268(5)
The Computer Industry
273(10)
Computer Industry Careers
283(23)
User Focus: Computer Shopping Strategies
289(4)
Issue: What Should Happen To Old Computers?
293(2)
Review Activities
295(11)
Local Area Network and E-mail
306(38)
Local Area Networks
308(9)
Network Hardware
317(6)
Software for Networks
323(21)
User Focus: E-mail
327(6)
Issue: How Private is E-mail?
333(2)
Review Activities
335(9)
The Internet
344(47)
How the Internal Works
346(7)
The Versatile Web Browser
353(10)
Web Authoring and Site Management
363(28)
User Focus: Connecting to the Internet
371(4)
Issue: Is the Truth Out Three?
375(2)
Review Activities
377(14)
Data Security
391(37)
What Can Go Wrong
392(4)
Viruses and Other Pesky Stuff
396(10)
Risk Management
406(22)
User Focus: Data Backup
417(9)
Issue: Is It a Crime?
426(2)
Review Activities
428

Rewards Program

Write a Review