New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010

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Course Technology, 2004 - Computers - 152 pages
Revised to keep you on top of our ever-changing world of emerging technology, this is your solution for staying current and engaged in an information age. Each lesson is presented on two facing pages, with the main points discussed on the left hand page and large illustrated on the right. You learn all you need about a topic without turning the page! The modular structure of the book allows you to cover the units and lessons in any order.

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Contents

Computer and Internet Basics
1
Examining personal computer systems
8
Defining Internet basics
14
Copyright

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June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that also offered software instruction to children and adults. June taught at the university level for more than 20 years, has a doctorate in Educational Technology, and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. June and Dan began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. They contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. They work via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Rachel Biheller Bunin has been writing and editing books on computer applications for almost 25 years. She has been an invited speaker on PowerPoint and presentation graphics at several national conferences. Rachel received a Masters in Educational Technology from Fordham University.

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