Discovering Computers Complete Your Interactive Guide to the Digital World

ISBN-10: 1111530327
ISBN-13: 9781111530327
Edition: 2012
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Book details

List price: $231.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 904
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.

Introduction to Computers
Special Feature: Timeline
The Internet and World Wide Web
Special Feature: Making Use of the Web
Application Software
Special Feature: Digital Communications
The Components of the System
Input
Output
Special Feature: Digital Video Technology
Storage
Operating Systems and Utility Programs
Special Feature: Buyer's Guide
Communications and Networks
Database Management
Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy
Special Feature: Digital Forensics
Information System Development
Programming Languages and Program Development
Special Feature: Web 2.0 Program Development
Enterprise Computing
Special Feature: Enterprise Order Processing: A Case Study
Computer Careers and Certification
Special Feature: Living Digitally
Appendices
Quiz Yourself Answers
Computer Acronyms
Coding Schemes and Number Systems

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