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Computing Fundamentals : IC3 Edition

By: Wempen, Faithe.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (755 p.).ISBN: 9781118910160.Subject(s): C | | (Computer program language) | Computer programming | Computer scienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Computing Fundamentals : IC3 EditionDDC classification: 005.133 LOC classification: QA76.73.C153 .W384 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
About the Author; Contents at a Glance; Contents; Introduction; What You Will Learn; Chapter Features; End-of-Chapter Features; Online Features; Part I: Computer Basics and Hardware; Chapter 1: Computer Basics; Understanding Information Systems; Identifying Computer Types; Understanding Software Types; Computer System Components; How Computers Communicate; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 2: The System Unit; Understanding CPUs; Understanding Memory; Understanding Motherboards; Understanding Power Supplies; Troubleshooting Common System Unit Problems; Summary; Key Terms
Test YourselfChapter 3: Input, Output, and Storage; Selecting and Using Input Devices; Selecting and Using Output Devices; Choosing Appropriate Storage Devices; Troubleshooting Common Input, Output, and Storage Problems; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part II: Software; Chapter 4: Operating System Basics; Understanding System Software; Comparing the Major Operating Systems; Understanding Device Drivers; Understanding Digital Storage; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 5: Introduction to Windows 7; A Tour of Windows 7; Starting Up and Shutting Down; Running Applications
Managing FilesSummary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 6: Windows 7 Administration and Maintenance; Managing User Accounts; Using System Utilities; Troubleshooting Common Windows Problems; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 7: Understanding Application Software; Business Productivity Software; Graphics Software; Other Types of Software; Managing Your Applications; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part III: Microsoft Office; Chapter 8: Understanding Microsoft Office 2010; Understanding the Office 2010 Interface; Using Basic Features of Office Applications
Saving, Opening, and Creating FilesPrinting and Sharing Files; Setting Application Options; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 9: Word Processing with Microsoft Word; Editing and Formatting Text; Formatting Paragraphs; Formatting Documents and Sections; Working with Pictures; Working with Tables; Correcting and Collaborating; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 10: Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel; Understanding the Excel Interface; Moving Around in a Worksheet; Changing the Structure of a Worksheet; Formatting Cells; Entering Formulas and Functions; Creating Charts
Working with Data TablesSummary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 11: Managing Databases with Access; Understanding Access Databases; Creating Databases and Tables; Creating Queries; Creating Forms and Reports; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 12: Creating Presentation Graphics with PowerPoint; Building a Basic Presentation; Formatting a Presentation; Creating and Inserting Content; Applying Transitions and Animations; Presenting a Slide Show; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part IV: Connectivity and Communication; Chapter 13: Networking and Internet Basics
Our Connected World: Communication Systems
Summary: Kick start your journey into computing and prepare for your IC3 certification With this essential course book you''ll be sending e-mails, surfing the web and understanding the basics of computing in no time. Written by Faithe Wempen, a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and author of more than 120 books, this complete guide to the basics has been tailored to provide comprehensive instruction on the full range of entry-level computing skills. It is a must for students looking to move into almost any profession, as entry-level computing courses have become a compulsory requirement in the modern
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About the Author; Contents at a Glance; Contents; Introduction; What You Will Learn; Chapter Features; End-of-Chapter Features; Online Features; Part I: Computer Basics and Hardware; Chapter 1: Computer Basics; Understanding Information Systems; Identifying Computer Types; Understanding Software Types; Computer System Components; How Computers Communicate; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 2: The System Unit; Understanding CPUs; Understanding Memory; Understanding Motherboards; Understanding Power Supplies; Troubleshooting Common System Unit Problems; Summary; Key Terms

Test YourselfChapter 3: Input, Output, and Storage; Selecting and Using Input Devices; Selecting and Using Output Devices; Choosing Appropriate Storage Devices; Troubleshooting Common Input, Output, and Storage Problems; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part II: Software; Chapter 4: Operating System Basics; Understanding System Software; Comparing the Major Operating Systems; Understanding Device Drivers; Understanding Digital Storage; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 5: Introduction to Windows 7; A Tour of Windows 7; Starting Up and Shutting Down; Running Applications

Managing FilesSummary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 6: Windows 7 Administration and Maintenance; Managing User Accounts; Using System Utilities; Troubleshooting Common Windows Problems; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 7: Understanding Application Software; Business Productivity Software; Graphics Software; Other Types of Software; Managing Your Applications; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part III: Microsoft Office; Chapter 8: Understanding Microsoft Office 2010; Understanding the Office 2010 Interface; Using Basic Features of Office Applications

Saving, Opening, and Creating FilesPrinting and Sharing Files; Setting Application Options; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 9: Word Processing with Microsoft Word; Editing and Formatting Text; Formatting Paragraphs; Formatting Documents and Sections; Working with Pictures; Working with Tables; Correcting and Collaborating; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 10: Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel; Understanding the Excel Interface; Moving Around in a Worksheet; Changing the Structure of a Worksheet; Formatting Cells; Entering Formulas and Functions; Creating Charts

Working with Data TablesSummary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 11: Managing Databases with Access; Understanding Access Databases; Creating Databases and Tables; Creating Queries; Creating Forms and Reports; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 12: Creating Presentation Graphics with PowerPoint; Building a Basic Presentation; Formatting a Presentation; Creating and Inserting Content; Applying Transitions and Animations; Presenting a Slide Show; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part IV: Connectivity and Communication; Chapter 13: Networking and Internet Basics

Our Connected World: Communication Systems

Kick start your journey into computing and prepare for your IC3 certification With this essential course book you''ll be sending e-mails, surfing the web and understanding the basics of computing in no time. Written by Faithe Wempen, a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and author of more than 120 books, this complete guide to the basics has been tailored to provide comprehensive instruction on the full range of entry-level computing skills. It is a must for students looking to move into almost any profession, as entry-level computing courses have become a compulsory requirement in the modern

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<p> Faithe Wempen, M.A., is a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and A+ certified computer technician, and the author of more than 120 books on computer hardware and software. An adjunct instructor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University, she has also written and taught online technology courses that have educated over a quarter of a million students for corporate clients including Hewlett-Packard, CNET, and Sony.</p>

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