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Technology In Action Introductory, 13th edition

  • Alan Evans
  • Kendall Martin
  • Mary Anne Poatsy

Published by Pearson (February 10th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

13th edition

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Overview

For introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office.

 

Explore, discover, and experience technology with the interactive  and adaptive Technology in Action—the book that uses technology to teach technology! This book offers a learning system that pushes the envelope of what is possible in technology, and what is helpful in teaching. Although students are more comfortable with the digital environment than ever, their knowledge of the devices they use every day is still limited. The authors focus on tasks that students can accomplish with their devices, and skills they can apply immediately in the workplace, the classroom, and at home. This book fits the way students are learning today.


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Table of contents

1. Using Technology to Change the 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. Digital Devices and Media: Managing a Digital Lifestyle
9. Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices

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