Peter Norton's Computing Fundamentals (Computer Studies)

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9780028043371: Peter Norton's Computing Fundamentals (Computer Studies)

"Computing Fundamentals" presents Peter Norton's illuminating approach to computer concepts in a concise, 12-chapter text. It's designed for courses that place equal emphasis on computer concepts and hands-on learning. This completely revised text consists of the first 12 chapters of "Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers" and an all-new appendix on the ethical considerations of navigating cyberspace. The text may be purchased with a student CD-ROM that contains simulations and student activities for each chapter.

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The result of this approach is students who become empowered, intelligent end-users and who fully prepared to tackle today's information society.

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Peter Norton is an acclaimed computer software entrepreneur who is active in civic and philanthropic affairs. He serves on the boards of several scholastic and cultural institutions and currently devotes much of his time to philanthropy. Mr. Norton made his mark in the computer industry as a programmer and businessman. Norton Utilities(TM), Norton Antivirus(TM), and other utility programs are installed on millions of computer worldwide. He is also the best selling author of computer books. Mr. Norton sold his PC-software business to Symantec Corporation in 1990 but continues to write and speak on computers, helping millions of people better understand information technology.

As a graduate of Cornell University, David Wild first worked for "Esquire "before moving to "Rolling Stone. "In the mid 90s, Wild started working extensively in television as well as print. Among his numerous credits, he was Emmy-nominated as the head writer for "America: A Tribute to Heroes, "an all-network telethon held in the wake of 9/11. His TV credits include all the Grammy Awards since 1999, the Country Music Association Awards since 2002, the Emmy Awards since 2005, and much more. He has also written liner notes essays for dozens of artists, including The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Frnak Sinatra, Simon & Garfunkel, Eagles, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Randy Newman, Van Halen, and Van Morrison. David lives in Los Angeles with his wife, his two sons, and multiple iPods.

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