New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014, Introductory

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Cengage Learning, Apr 16, 2014 - Computers - 584 pages
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Take your students beyond the basics with the award-winning NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS. Designed to get all students up-to-speed on essential computer literacy skills, this market leading text goes deeper, providing students with the technical and practical information they need for academic and career success. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2014 incorporates significant technology trends that affect computing and everyday life; such as concerns for data security, personal privacy, online safety, controversy over digital rights management, interest in open source software and portable applications, and more. In addition, coverage of Microsoft Windows 8 and Office 2013 will introduce your students to the exciting new features of Microsoft's next generation of software.
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Contents

Ch 1 Computers and Digital Basics
2
Ch 2 Computer Hardware
54
Ch 3 Software
118
Ch 4 Operating Systems and File Management
182
Ch 5 Local Area Networks
244
Ch 6 The Internet
300
Ch 7 The Web and Email
358
Ch 8 Digital Media
420
Preface
iii
Contents
iv
Ch 1 Creating Documents with Word
2
Ch 2 Manipulating Numbers with Excel
70
Ch 3 Making Presentations with PowerPoint
124
Ch 4 Storing Data in Access
168
Ch 5 Capstone Challenges
216
Index
230

Glossary
484
Index
500
Try It Answers
516

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