New Perspectives Computer Concepts 2016 Enhanced, Introductory by June Jamrich ParsonsNew Perspectives Computer Concepts 2016 Enhanced, Introductory by June Jamrich Parsons

New Perspectives Computer Concepts 2016 Enhanced, Introductory

byJune Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja

Paperback | February 25, 2016

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Gain the full understanding of today's digital world with the cohesive framework and logical organization found only in NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2016, ENHANCED, INTRODUCTORY. This dynamic book provides the latest updates on emerging technology with engaging learning features, informative visuals and hands-on activities proven to increase your understanding. An insightful introduction highlights today's digital evolution, while coverage of social media and online security examines concepts behind today's important trends in technology. You gain insights into the underlying principles supporting the wide scope of digital devices in use today with an emphasis on the connectivity that pervades modern life. This Enhanced Edition includes a new hands-on programming chapter that teaches you how to program using PythonT.
June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the...
Title:New Perspectives Computer Concepts 2016 Enhanced, IntroductoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1.1 inPublished:February 25, 2016Publisher:Course TechnologyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Digital Revolution. Unit I: DIGITAL CONTENT. Digital Basics. Digital Sound. Bitmap Graphics. Vector Graphics. Digital Video. Lab: The Digital World with Eyes Shut. Unit II: DIGITAL DEVICES. Device Basics. Device Options. Processors and Memory. Storage. Input and Output. Lab: What's Going on in There? UNITUnit III: NETWORKS. Network Basics. The Internet. Internet Access. Local Area Networks. File Sharing. Lab: Hack Your Net. Unit IV: THE WEB. Web Basics. Browsers. HTML. HTTP. 270. Search Engines. Lab: Design Your Home Page. Unit V: SOCIAL MEDIA. Social Networking. Content Communities. Blogs and More. Online Communication. Social Media Values. Lab: Analyze Me. Unit VI: SOFTWARE. Software Basics. Operating Systems. Apps and Applications. Productivity Software. File Management Utilities. Lab: Put Your File Ducks in a Row. Unit VII: DIGITAL SECURITY. Unauthorized Use. Malware. Online Intrusions. Interception. Social Engineering. Lab: Chrome Lockdown. Bonus Unit: TRY IT! PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHONT.Hello World Python Style. Wacky Word Game. Build Your Own Calculator. Ask the Computer. Race Game.Glossary. Index. Answers.