New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive, 18th Edition

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Give your students the full understanding of today's digital world that they need with the cohesive framework and logical organization found only in NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2016, COMPREHENSIVE. Newly revised and reorganized, this dynamic book by leading technology author June Parsons provides the latest updates on emerging technology with engaging learning features, informative visuals and hands-on activities proven to increase learning effectiveness. A new introduction highlights today's digital evolution, while new coverage of social media and online security examines concepts behind the trends. Your students explore the underlying principles supporting and to reflect the wide scope of digital devices in use today, with the book's enhanced focus on the connectivity that pervades modern life.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Digital Content
Section A: Digital Basics
Section B: Digital Sound
Section C: Bitmap
Section D: Vector Graphics
Section E: Digital Video
Lab: The Digital World with Eyes Shut

Unit 2: Digital Devices
Section A: Device Basics
Section B: Device Options
Section C: Processors and Memory
Section D: Storage
Section E: Input and Output
Lab: What's Going on in There?

Unit 3: Networks
Section A: Network Basics
Section B: The Internet
Section C: Internet Access
Section D: Local Area Networks
Section E: File Sharing
Lab: Hack Your Net

Unit 4: The Web
Section A: Web Basics
Section B: Browsers
Section C:
Section D: HTTP
Section E: Engines
Lab: Design Your Home Page

Unit 5: Social Media
Section A: Social Networking
Section B: Content Communities
Section C: Blogs and More
Section D: Online Communication
Section E: Social Media Values
Lab: Analyze Me

Unit 6: Software
Section A: Software Basics
Section B: Operating Systems
Section C: Apps and Applications
Section D: Productivity Software
Section E: File Utilities
Lab: Put Your File Ducks in a Row

Unit 7: Digital Security
Section A: Unauthorized Use
Section B: Malware
Section C: Online Intrusions
Section D: Interception
Section E: Social Engineering
Lab: Chrome Lockdown

Unit 8: The ICT Industry
Section A: ICT Industry Basics
Section B: The Computer Industry
Section C: The Telecom Industry
Section D: Tech Careers
Section E: ICT Laws and Ethics
Lab: Perfect Your Profile

Unit 9: Information Systems
Section A: Information System Basics
Section B: Enterprise Applications
Section C: Systems Analysis
Section D: Design and Implementation
Section E: System Security
Lab: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Unit 10: Databases
Section A: Database Basics
Section B: Database Tools
Section C: Database Design
Section D:
Section E: Big Data
Lab: SQL

Unit 11: Programming
Section A: Program Development
Section B: Programming Tools
Section C: Procedural Programming
Section D: Code
Section E: Declarative Programming
Lab: Tunnels and Dragons

Book Details

  • Title: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive, 18th Edition
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  • Length: 880 pages
  • Edition: 18
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2015-06-22
  • ISBN-10: 1305271610
  • ISBN-13: 9781305271616
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