Learn to maximize the use of mobile devices, make the most of online tools for collaboration and communication, and fully utilize the web and cloud with the latest edition of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS 2018. Clearly see how technology skills can assist you both in gaining employment and advancing your career. This edition highlights web development, how to create a strong web presence, and take full advantage of the latest Windows 10. To keep your instruction as current as possible, online coverage of contemporary technology developments builds on the book's timely discussions. The authors provide helpful suggestions within a proven learning structure and emphasize meaningful practice to reinforce your skills. Self-assessments open each module and enable you to focus your study and learn more in less time. DISCOVERING COMPUTERS presents the key content you need to succeed, using an approach that ensures understanding.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introducing Today’S Technologies: Computers, Devices, And The Web.
Chapter 2. Connecting And Communicating Online: The Internet, Websites, And Media.
Chapter 3. Computers And Mobile Devices: Evaluating Options For Home And Work.
Chapter 4. Programs And Apps: Productivity, Graphics, Security, And Other Tools.
Chapter 5. Digital Security, Ethics, And Privacy: Threats, Issues, And Defenses.
Chapter Focus On: Technology Timeline.
Chapter 6. Computing Components: Processors, Memory, The Cloud, And More.
Chapter 7. Input And Output: Extending Capabilities Of Computers And Mobile Devices.
Chapter 8. Digital Storage: Preserving Content Locally And On The Cloud.
Chapter 9. Operating Systems: Managing, Coordinating, And Monitoring Resources.
Chapter 10. Communicating Digital Content: Wired And Wireless Networks And Devices.
Chapter 11. Building Solutions: Database, System, And Application Development Tools.
Chapter 12. Working In The Enterprise: Systems, Certifications, And Careers.
Chapter Focus On: Web Development.
Appendix A: Technology Acronyms.
Appendix B: Troubleshooting Computer and Mobile Device Problems.
- Title: Discovering Computers 2018: Digital Technology, Data, and Devices
- Author: Jennifer T. Campbell, Mark Frydenberg, Misty E. Vermaat, Steven M. Freund, Susan L. Sebok
- Length: 736 pages
- Edition: 1
- Language: English
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Publication Date: 2017-03-06
- ISBN-10: 1337285102
- ISBN-13: 9781337285100