9780134524856

Technology In Action Complete with MyITLab with Pearson eText - Access Card

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    9780134524856

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    0134524853

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2017-01-01
  • Publisher: PEARSON

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For introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.

This package includes MyITLab®.

 

Explore, discover, and experience technology with the interactive and adaptive Technology in Action –the book that uses technology to teach technology! This book offers a learning system that pushes the envelope of what is possible in technology, and what is helpful in teaching. Although students are more comfortable with the digital environment than ever, their knowledge of the devices they use every day is still limited. The authors focus on tasks that students can accomplish with their devices, and skills they can apply immediately in the workplace, the classroom, and at home. This book fits the way students are learning today.

 

Personalize learning with MyITLab

MyITLab ® is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, to engage students and improve results. MyITLab for Computer Concepts provides activities for Instruction, Practice, Review, and Assessment in a fully integrated course, providing a seamless learning experience. The Integrated eText allows students to experience continuous digital learning in an interactive environment.



0134524853 / 9780134524856 * TECH IN ACTION COMPLETE&MIL ETX TECH ACT PK

Package consists of:

0134289102 / 9780134289106 * Technology In Action Complete

0134506553 / 9780134506555 * MyITLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Technology in Action

 

Author Biography

Alan D. Evans, M.S., CPA

Alan is currently a faculty member at Moore College of Art and Design and Montgomery County Community College, teaching a variety of computer science and business courses. He holds a BS in accounting from Rider University, an MS in information systems from Drexel University, and he is a certified public accountant. After a successful career in business, Alan finally realized that his true calling is education. He has been teaching at the college level since 2000. Alan enjoys attending technical conferences and meets regularly with faculty and administrators from other colleges to discuss curriculum development and new methods of engaging students.

 

Kendall E. Martin, Ph.D.

Kendall is a professor of Computer Science at Montgomery County Community College with teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at a number of institutions, including Villanova University, DeSales University, Ursinus College, and Arcadia University. Kendall’s education includes a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester and an MS and a PhD in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She has industrial experience in research and development environments (AT&T Bell Laboratories), as well as experience with several start-up technology firms. At Ursinus College, Kendall developed a successful faculty-training program for distance education instructors, and she makes conference presentations during the year.

 

Mary Anne Poatsy, MBA, CFP

Mary Anne is a senior faculty member at Montgomery County Community College, teaching various computer application and concepts courses in face-to-face and online environments. She

enjoys speaking at various professional conferences about innovative classroom strategies. She holds a BA in psychology and education from Mount Holyoke College and an MBA in finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mary Anne has been in teaching since 1997, ranging from elementary and secondary education to Montgomery County Community College, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Muhlenberg College, and Bucks County Community College, as well as training in the professional environment. Before teaching, she was a vice president at Shearson Lehman Hutton in the Municipal Bond Investment Banking Department.



Table of Contents

1. Using Technology to Change the World

2. Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts

3. Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources

4. Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play

5. System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management

6. Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System

7. Networking: Connecting Computing Devices

8. Digital Devices and Media: Managing a Digital Lifestyle

9. Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices

10. Behind the Scenes: Software Programming

11. Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems

12. Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World

13. Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works

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