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Computing Fundamentals : Digital Literacy Edition

By: Wempen, Faithe.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (403 p.).ISBN: 9781118974728.Subject(s): Computer programming | Computer software | ComputersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Computing Fundamentals : Digital Literacy EditionDDC classification: 005.13 | 005.13/3 LOC classification: LT305.D31Online 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; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 3: Input, Output, and Storage
Selecting and Using Input DevicesSelecting and Using Output Devices; Choosing Appropriate Storage Devices; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part II: Software; Chapter 4: Operating System Basics; Understanding System Software; Comparing the Major Operating Systems; 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 Files; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 6: Understanding Application Software; Business Productivity Software; Graphics Software
Other Types of SoftwareManaging Your Applications; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 7: Understanding Microsoft Office 2010; Understanding the Office 2010 Interface; Using Basic Features of Office Applications; Saving, Opening, and Creating Files; Printing and Sharing Files; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part III: Connectivity and Communication; Chapter 8: Networking and Internet Basics; Our Connected World: Communication Systems; Ways of Classifying Networks; Network Hardware; Understanding and Connecting to the Internet; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself
Chapter 9: Online CommunicationInternet Communication Types; Communicating Appropriately; Using and Managing Email; Summary; Test Yourself; Chapter 10: Web Basics; How the Web Works; Accessing the Web with a Browser; Using Web Search Tools; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 11: Network and Internet Privacy and Security; Network and Internet Security Concerns; Network and Internet Privacy Concerns; Strategies for Improving Security; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 12: Legal, Ethical, Health, and Environmental Issues in Computing; Legal Issues in Computing
Ethical Issues in ComputingHealth Issues in Computing; Environmental Issues in Computer Disposal; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Answers to Chapter Questions; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Glossary; Index; End User License Agreement
Summary: Computing Fundamentals has been tailor made to help you get up to speed on your Computing Basics and help you get proficient in entry level computing skills. Covering all the key topics, it starts at the beginning and takes you through basic set-up so that you'll be competent on a computer in no time.You'll cover: Computer Basics & HardwareSoftwareIntroduction to Windows 7Microsoft OfficeWord processing with Microsoft Word 2010Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft ExcelCreating Presentation Graphics with PowerPointConnectivity and CommunicationWeb BasicsNetwork and Internet Privacy and Securit
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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; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 3: Input, Output, and Storage

Selecting and Using Input DevicesSelecting and Using Output Devices; Choosing Appropriate Storage Devices; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part II: Software; Chapter 4: Operating System Basics; Understanding System Software; Comparing the Major Operating Systems; 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 Files; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 6: Understanding Application Software; Business Productivity Software; Graphics Software

Other Types of SoftwareManaging Your Applications; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 7: Understanding Microsoft Office 2010; Understanding the Office 2010 Interface; Using Basic Features of Office Applications; Saving, Opening, and Creating Files; Printing and Sharing Files; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Part III: Connectivity and Communication; Chapter 8: Networking and Internet Basics; Our Connected World: Communication Systems; Ways of Classifying Networks; Network Hardware; Understanding and Connecting to the Internet; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself

Chapter 9: Online CommunicationInternet Communication Types; Communicating Appropriately; Using and Managing Email; Summary; Test Yourself; Chapter 10: Web Basics; How the Web Works; Accessing the Web with a Browser; Using Web Search Tools; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 11: Network and Internet Privacy and Security; Network and Internet Security Concerns; Network and Internet Privacy Concerns; Strategies for Improving Security; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Chapter 12: Legal, Ethical, Health, and Environmental Issues in Computing; Legal Issues in Computing

Ethical Issues in ComputingHealth Issues in Computing; Environmental Issues in Computer Disposal; Summary; Key Terms; Test Yourself; Answers to Chapter Questions; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Glossary; Index; End User License Agreement

Computing Fundamentals has been tailor made to help you get up to speed on your Computing Basics and help you get proficient in entry level computing skills. Covering all the key topics, it starts at the beginning and takes you through basic set-up so that you'll be competent on a computer in no time.You'll cover: Computer Basics & HardwareSoftwareIntroduction to Windows 7Microsoft OfficeWord processing with Microsoft Word 2010Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft ExcelCreating Presentation Graphics with PowerPointConnectivity and CommunicationWeb BasicsNetwork and Internet Privacy and Securit

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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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