Computer Conluence IT Edition with CD

Computer Conluence IT Edition with CD

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For courses in introduction to computers and information technology offered in departments of CIS, Computer Science or Business.Available in three separate editions for maximum classroom flexibility, Computer Confluence combines three information sources-an illustrated textbook, a multimedia CD-ROM, and an up-to-the-minute Companion Website-to explore the promises and challenges of information technology, its effect on businesses, people, society, and the future. Author George Beekman seamlessly integrates his text with an unparalleled media package to provide a valuable learning more

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  • Mixed media product
  • 210.82 x 269.24 x 20.32mm | 1,247.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • glossary
  • 0130782920
  • 9780130782922

Table of contents

Read Me. Taking the Plunge. I. APPROACHING COMPUTERS: HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Computer Currents: From Calculation to Communication. 2. Hardware Basics: Inside the Box. 3. Hardware Basics: Peripherals. 4. Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine. II. USING COMPUTERS: ESSENTIAL APPLICATIONS. 5. Revolution in Writing: From Word Processing to Paperless Publishing. 6. Calculation, Visualization, and Simulation. 7. Graphics, Hypermedia and Multimedia. 8. Database Applications and Implications. III. EXPLORING WITH COMPUTERS: NETWORKS AND GATEWAYS. 9. Networking and Telecommunication. 10. Inside the Internet and the Web. 11. From Internet to Information Infrastructure. 12. Computer Security and Risks. IV. MANAGING COMPUTERS: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AT WORK. 13. Systems and Organizations in the Information Age. 14. Information Technology in Management. 15. Electronic Commerce and E-Business. 16. Systems Design and Development. V. LIVING WITH COMPUTERS: INFORMATION AGE IMPLICATIONS. 17. Computers at Work, School, and Home. 18. Inventing the Future. The Concise Computer Consumer's Guide. Appendix: Correlation Guide to the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. more

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