Practical Computer Literacy (with CD-ROM) (New Perspectives)

 
9781285076775: Practical Computer Literacy (with CD-ROM) (New Perspectives)

PRACTICAL COMPUTER LITERACY provides clear, comprehensive instruction on the basics of computer literacy. This convenient, reader-friendly text integrates computer concepts, Microsoft Office 2013 applications, and Internet essentials within a streamlined package. Concise lessons within each chapter, usually one page in length, are presented in an appealing Frequently Asked Questions format and include full-color screenshots and diagrams. Additionally, the textbook comes with a robust BookOnCD, which is a digital version of the textbook that brings the book to life with videos, animated diagrams, software tours and provides assessment opportunities via WebTrack technology.

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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 university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

An esteemed professional and respected author, Dan Oja, along with June Parsons, purchased 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, he and Dr. Parsons opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Dr. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together, they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today, Mr. Oja's and Dr. Parson's team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

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PREFACE. Before You Begin. SEECTION I: COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Computer Hardware. 2. Peripheral Devices. 3. System and Application Software. 4. Installing Software. 5. Getting Started with Windows. 6. Working with Windows Settings and Accounts. 7. Working with Files. SECTION II: KEY APPLICATIONS. 8. Getting Started With Application Software. 9. Creating a Document. 10. Formatting a Document. 11. Finalizing a Document. 12. Creating a Worksheet. 13. Formatting A Worksheet. 14. Finalizing a Worksheet. 15. Creating a Presentation. 16. Finalizing a Presentation. 17. Creating a Database. 18. Finalizing a Database. SECTION III: ONLINE CONNECTIONS. 19. Networks. 20. Working with E-mail. 21. Browsing the Web. 22. Computer Benefits and Risks. Projects. Capstone Projects. Index.

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