Computers: Information Technology in Perspective

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Pearson Education, 2002 - Computers - 495 pages

Both versions cover all introductory IT concepts topics and are appropriate for a full semester course, with or without a lab component. The comprehensive version offers more depth on business systems and societal issues.

Designed to accommodate the computer competency needs of students from a broad spectrum of disciplines and interests, this best-selling text/supplements package provides an exceptionally well-illustrated overview of computing concepts and IT applications all in a format that allows instructors the flexibility to meet their courses' education objectives. It strikes a good balance between efficiency of presentation and content that holds students' interest and invites learning. Only topics critical to general information technology competency are covered in order to provide the breadth of topics necessary to the understanding that is applicable today and in the future.

 

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Contents

CONTENTS OVERVIEW
1
INFORMATION INPUT AND OUTPUT 180
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Accessibility to Email Archives
154
INFORMATION INPUT AND OUTPUT
181
ATM Fees
187
GOING ONLINE
256
IT ETHICS AND HEALTHY COMPUTING
323
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356
Is What We See and Hear Real or Not?
368
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Dr. Larry Long and Dr. Nancy Long have written more than 30 books, which have been used in hundreds of colleges throughout the world. Larry is a lecturer, author, consultant, and educator in the information technology fields. He has served as a consultant to all levels of management in virtually every major type of industry. He has over 25 years of classroom experience at IBM, the University of Oklahoma, Lehigh University, and the University of Arkansas. Nancy has teaching and administrative experience at all levels of education.

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