For introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft Office. With an array of fun and engaging learning tools, Technology in Action is also appropriate for readers who wish to learn computer fundamentals.
Explore, discover, and experience technology with the immersive and adaptive Technology in Action —the book that uses technology to teach technology!
Technology in Action is a learning system that pushes the envelope of what is possible in technology, and what is helpful in teaching. It is a system that fits the way students are learning today.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Using Technology to Change the World
Chapter 2 Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts
Chapter 3 Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web's Resources
Chapter 4 Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play
Chapter 5 System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management
Chapter 6 Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System
Chapter 7 Networking: Connecting Computing Devices
Chapter 8 Digital Devices and Media: Managing a Digital Lifestyle
Chapter 9 Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices
Chapter 10 Behind the Scenes: Software Programming
Chapter 11 Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems
Chapter 12 Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World
Chapter 13 Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works