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A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Todayrs"s Student!Technology in Actionengages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media. History of the personal computer, virtual computer tour, blogging, file compression and management, installing RAM, installing a computer network and firewall, PDArs"s, computer architecture, creating and improving an Access database, and constructing a simple Web page. For professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of computer concepts and literacy.
Mary Anne Poatsy is a senior faculty member at Montgomery County Community College, teaching various computer application and concepts courses in face-to-face and online environments.
Table of Contents
|Why Computers Matter to You: Becoming Computer Literate Technology in Focus: The History of the PC|
|Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts|
|Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web s Resources Technology in Focus: Information Technology Ethics|
|Application Software: Programs that Let You Work and Play|
|Using System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management Technology in Focus: Computing Alternatives|
|Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System|
|Networking and Security: Connecting Computers and Keeping Them Safe From Hackers and Viruses Technology in Focus|
|Protecting Your Computer and Backing Up Your Data|
|Mobile Computing: Keeping Your Data on Hand Technology in Focus: Digital Entertainment|
|Behind the Scenes: A Closer Look at System Hardware Technology in Focus: Careers in IT|
|Behind the Scenes: Software Programming|
|Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems|
|Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security|
|Behind the Scenes: The Internet: How It Works|
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