Technology In Action Complete, 16th edition

  • Alan Evans, 
  • Kendall Martin, 
  • Jonathan Weyers, 
  • Mary Anne Poatsy

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Overview

Technology in Action Complete provides hands-on projects to give you practice with basic-to-advanced computing skills, which you can apply at work, in class or at home. The best-selling text uses technology to teach technology. Design to meet the needs of the already tech savvy, the text introduces difficult concepts at a basic level early on. Then it expands on those skills as you build mastery. The practical content is enhanced with concrete projects that let you practice what you've learned. The 16th edition brings innovative content updates, including new coverage of ethics, artificial intelligence, and managing a digital lifestyle, as well as several new features encouraging critical thinking.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136874522

Subject: Information Technology

Category: Microsoft Office Applications

Table of contents

1. The Impact of Technology in a Changing World
2. Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts
3. Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web's Resources
4. Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play
5. System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management
6. Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System
7. Networking: Connecting Computing Devices
8. Managing Your Digital Lifestyle: Challenges and Ethics
9. Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices
10. Behind the Scenes: Software Programming
11. Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems
12. Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World
13. Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works

Appendices
A. The History of the Personal Computer
B. Careers in IT

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