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Technology in action

Author: Alan Evans; Kendall Martin; Mary Anne Poatsy
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., completeView all editions and formats
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For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office. A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today's Student! Technology in Action engages  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Evans; Kendall Martin; Mary Anne Poatsy
ISBN: 0131878867 9780131878860 9780132253567 0132253569
OCLC Number: 68908540
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 649 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Why computers matter to you : becoming computer fluent --
Ch. 2. Looking at computers : understanding the parts --
Technology in focus : the history of the PC --
Ch. 3. Using the Internet : making the most of the Web's resources --
Ch. 4. Application software : programs that let you work and play --
Technology in focus : digital entertainment --
Ch. 5. Using system software : the operating system, utility programs, and file management --
Ch. 6. Understanding and assessing hardware : evaluating your system --
Technology in focus : computing alternatives --
Ch. 7. Networking and security : connecting computers and keeping them safe from hackers and viruses --
Ch. 8. Mobile computing : keeping your data on hand --
Technology in focus : protecting your computer and backing up your data --
Ch. 9. Behind the scenes : a closer look at system hardware --
Ch. 10. Behind the scenes : software programming --
Ch. 11. Behind the scenes : databases and information systems --
Ch. 12. Behind the scenes : networking and security --
Ch. 13. Behind the scenes : the Internet : how it works --
Technology in focus : careers in IT.
Other Titles: Go!
Responsibility: Alan Evans, Kendall Martin, Mary Anne Poatsy.

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