Understanding Computers Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-21
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight, this text makes concepts relevant to today's career-focused students.


- MODULAR ORGANIZATION emphasizes the relationship among topics and chapters.

- "ASK THE EXPERT" BOXES offer career advice from industry leaders.

- "EXPERT INSIGHT" ARTICLES relate that chapter's topic to IT careers.

- ONLINE COMPANION is a portal to extra content such as quizzes, videos, and study guides that help reinforce material and engage students.

Table of Contents

Introduction Module
Introduction to the World of Computers
Hardware Module
The System Unit: Processing and Memory
Input and Output
Software Module
System Software: Operating systems and Utility Programs
Application Software
Networks and the Internet Module
Computer Networks
The Internet and World Wide Web
Network and Internet Security
Web Applications Module
Multimedia and the Web
Systems Module
Information Systems and System Development
Program Development and Programming Languages
Databases and Database Management Systems
Computers and Society Module
Computer Security and Privacy
Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, health, Access, and the Environment
References and Resources Guide
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