Visualizing Technology, Complete with Student CD

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/30/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This book is unlike anything you've seen before.#xA0; You won't find long paragraphs of text that go on forever;#xA0;instead you will find a highly visual layout with bite-sized chunks of texts, images used to represent concepts, making them easy to remember, chapters organized as articles with catchy headlines, and a Facebook page to stimulate and foster discussion. #xA0; #xA0; What is a computer? Hardware. File Management. Digital Devices and Multimedia. Application Software. System Software. The Internet and World Wide Web. Communicating and Sharing: The Social Web. Networks and Communication. Security and Privacy. Databases. Software and Application Development. Blogger. Mind Maps. Google Docs. #xA0; MARKET:#xA0;With an innovative and easy to read writing style, Visualizing Technologyteaches readers the basics of using a computer, from File Management to Hardware and Software and the Internet.

Author Biography

Debra Geoghan is currently an associate professor of computer and information science at Bucks County Community College, teaching computer classes ranging from basic computer literacy to cybercrime, computer forensics, and networking. She has earned certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA, Apple, and others. Deb has taught at the college level since 1996 and also spent 11 years in the high school classroom. She holds a B.S. in Secondary Science Education from Temple University and an M.A. in Computer Science Education from Arcadia University.


Throughout her teaching career, Deb has worked with other educators to integrate technology across the curriculum. At BCCC, she serves on many technology committees, presents technology workshops for BCCC faculty, and runs a summer workshop for K-12 teachers interested in using technology in their classrooms. Deb is an avid user of technology which has earned her the nickname “gadget lady”.

Table of Contents

Chapter  Title
        1 What Is a Computer?
        2 Hardware 
        3 File Management
        4 Digital Devices and Multimedia
        5 Application Software
        6 System Software 
        7 The Internet and World Wide Web 
        8 Communicating and Sharing: The Social Web
        9 Networks and Communication
       10 Security and Privacy 
       11 Databases
       12 Software and Application Development
Appendix 1 Blogger
Appendix 2 Mindmaps
Appendix 3 Google Docs

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