Computer Confluence, Introductory and Student CD

Computer Confluence, Introductory and Student CD : United States Edition

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For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office. Integrates three information sources-an illustrated textbook, a multimedia CD, and a Companion Website-with a lively writing style to explore the promises and challenges of information technology, its effect on businesses, people, society, and the more

Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • 198.1 x 264.2 x 12.7mm | 884.52g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0131270974
  • 9780131270978

Table of contents

0. Basics. I. APPROACHING COMPUTERS. 1. Computer Currents: From Calculation to Connection. 2. Hardware Basics: Inside the Box. 3. Hardware Basics: Peripherals. 4. Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine. II. USING SOFTWARE: ESSENTIAL APPLICATIONS. 5. Basic Office Applications. 6. Graphics, Digital Media, and Multimedia. 7. Database Applications and Implications. III. EXPLORING WITH COMPUTERS. 8. Networking and Telecommunication. 9. Inside the Internet and the World Wide Web. IV. LIVING WITH COMPUTERS: ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS. 10. Computer Security and Privacy. Appendix: Correlation Guide to the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. Glossary. Credits. more