This is your definitive guide to computing concepts! Motivate your students to reveal the relevancy of technology. O'Leary, "Computing Essentials 2011" provides you with a complete learning package, focusing on the most important and essential concepts of information technology. Students are given a streamlined, concise, attractive approach to the fundamental issues surrounding the world of computing. It has a balanced approach between theory and applied learning while highlighting the relevance of these important topics. All of the items featured with this text - including the end of chapter materials and the text websites - work together to help you truly understand the basics of computer concepts. This text also correlates with SimNet Online, our online training and assessment program for the Microsoft Office Suite and also computing concepts.
Table of Contents
O'Leary, Computing Essentials 2011, Complete Edition 1. Information Technology, the Internet, and You 2. The Internet, the Web, and Electronic Commerce 3. Basic Application Software 4. Specialized Application Software 5. System Software 6. The System Unit 7. Input and Output 8. Secondary Storage 9. Communications and Networks 10. Privacy and Security 11. Information Systems 12. Database 13. Systems Analysis and Design 14. Programming and Languages 15. Your Future and Information Technology The Evolution of the Computer age The Buyer's Guide: How to Buy Your Own Microcomputer System The Upgrader's Guide: How to Upgrade Your Microcomputer System Glossary Credits Index
Linda O'Leary is a professional trainer in Computing. She has developed training manuals for large corporations, presented seminars on a wide variety of application programs, and has co-authored severalbooks with her husband, Tim.