Discovering Computers 2004: Brief Concepts and Techniques

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Course Technology, 2003 - Computers - 294 pages
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The most cutting-edge comprehensive computer concepts book is here! The Shelly Cashman Series introduces you to the latest edition of their best seller, Discovering Computers 2004: A Gateway to Information. This is not your average book update, itas a total revision! Completely updated internal design and layout, major content changes and additions, new features, more student assessment, superior student Web site, and unparalleled teaching resources - making this book the best choice for your computer concepts class!

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Contents

To the Student
xviii
A WORLD OF COMPUTERS
xxvii
CHAPTER REVIEW
6
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.

Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.

Jeffrey J. Quasney has worked with the Shelly Cashman Series for more than 9 years in various capacities, including as a developer of teaching tools associated with the Series' textbooks. He has authored several textbooks, including Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, several editions of Microsoft Office Excel, and is a contributing author for Discovering Computers and Discovering Computers: Fundamentals Edition.

Susan L. Sebok is a retired professor at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois and a licensed attorney. She has co-authored several textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including multiple versions of Microsoft PowerPoint and Discovering Computers.

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