Np on Computer Concepts, Introductory

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Course Technology, Mar 1, 2007 - Computers - 516 pages
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Engage, excite and enlighten your students with The New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, Tenth Edition. This book has been completely updated to provide your students with the latest, most in-depth information on both computer concepts and the context in which they fit into today's world. The Tenth Edition provides the most current information on computers, software, the Internet, and emerging issues and technologies. The New Perspectives unique approach transforms learning concepts into a more approachable, hands-on experience that appeals to anyone, from the computer novice to computer savvy learners.

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Contents

ORIENTATION
ix
CHAPTER 2
xix
O10 Windows Controls
xxvi
Copyright

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June Parsons purchased her 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 she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Esteemed professionals and respected authors 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 offered software instruction to children and adults. With Ms. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today's their team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

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