Communication Technologies (NetEffects Series)

Communication Technologies (NetEffects Series)

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For courses in Business Communication, Office Procedures, Telecommunications Survey, Telecommunications, Communication Hardware, Information Systems Hardware, and Telecommunications for Managers.This text provides an overview of electronic communication systems and telecommunications as part of end-user computing. It establishes a theoretical foundation by exploring technology's role in communications, and articulating the history of the development of communication technologies. Students will gain a strong foundation in telecommunication technology applications, Internet/Web tools and resources, and network and telephony more

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  • Paperback | 267 pages
  • 198.1 x 251.5 x 12.7mm | 498.96g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130400246
  • 9780130400246

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Not all end-users. are technicians. In fact, most aren't .... This book is intended for the individual who. uses technology in daily work activities and desires a technical overview of electronic communication systems. It was written to the Organisational and End-user Information Systems (OEIS) model curriculum developed by the Organizational Systems Research Association (OSRA). Discover: The vocabulary of telecommunications Emerging communication technologies, including e-mail, voice processing, teleconferencing, and wireless communication The Internet Solutions to telecommunication problems Network fundamentals Readers can assess their knowledge on-line by using the Companion Web Site at http: // more

Table of contents

I. COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION, HISTORY, AND FUTURE. 1. Introduction to Communications Technology. 2. History and Future of Communication Technologies. II. COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES APPLICATIONS. 3. Electronic Mail. 4. Teleconferencing. 5. Voice Processing and Facsimile. 6. Wireless Communications. 7. Telecommuting and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). III. THE INTERNET/INTRANETS. 8. Introduction to the Internet and Intranets. 9. Electronic Mail Discussion Groups and Newsgroups. 10. World Wide Web. 11. Creating Web Pages. 12. Other Internet Utilities. IV. NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS. 13. Introduction to Networks. 14. Telecommunication Models and Network Connectivity. 15. Telephony. Appendix. Glossary. more