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Computers : Tools for an Information Age: International Edition

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For introductory courses in concepts courses, including those in Business and Information Technology.This direct, complete text with easy-to-use style teaches the latest in computers and information technology.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 24mm | 1,224g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 8th edition
  • 0131227238
  • 9780131227231
  • 951,128

Table of contents

(NOTE: Brief version contains Chapters 1-8.) 1. Computers: Tools for an Information Age. 2. Applications Software: Getting the Work Done. 3. Operating Systems: Software in the Background. 4. The Central Processing Unit: What Goes On Inside the Computer. 5. Input and Output: The User Connection. 6. Storage and Multimedia: The Facts and More. 7. Networking: Computer Connections. 8. The Internet. 9. Ethics and Social Issues. 10. Security and Privacy: Computers and the Internet. 11. Word Processing and Desktop Publishing: Printing It. 12. Spreadsheets and Business Graphics: Facts and Figures. 13. Database Management: Getting Data Together. 14. Systems Analysis and Design: The Big Picture. 15. Programming and Languages: Telling the Computer What to Do. 16. Management Information Systems: Classical Models and New Approaches. Appendix: The Continuing Story of the Computer Age: Past, Present, and Future. Buyer's Guide: How to Buy a Personal Computer.show more

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