Computers: Information Technology in Perspective

 
9780131217805: Computers: Information Technology in Perspective

For courses in Computer Concepts and Introduction to Computers.

Providing an overview coverage of computing/IT concepts and applications for introductory courses, this 11th edition comes in two versions so that instructors can get the best fit for their particular classes. Updated to keep students abreast of the thousands of changes in this rampaging technology, currency is the top priority. Over 150 new or updated images reflect the latest releases and innovations in software. Everything has been adjusted to reflect the state of the art. This book will teach students how to be an efficient “computer user” and focuses on just what you need to know to be proficient with technology.

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Computers are one of the most exciting topics in our lives today; they headline almost every newspaper, have dozens of magazines dedicated to them, and they stock the shelves of more retailers than you could possibly shop in a lifetime.

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With Long & Longs Computers, Ninth Edition, you won't just read about computers, you will jump in to how to use computers with the very first section called "Getting Started."

Through countless learning tools and special IT Ethics and Issues boxes that highlight the "trendiest" topics in Computer Concepts, you will encounter the realities of what computers can do today and what they may be capable of in the years to come.

This book also has numerous in-text resources to make sure you understand the chapter information that is most important to you in your life and on the exam!

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You will actively experience computers, not just read about them, with Long & Longs Computers, Ninth Edition. The Companion Web Site and Prentice Hall's Explore Generation IT Labs will afford you the most current and interactive tools available in your quest towards computer fluency.

myPHLIP (www.prenhall.com/long) is your source for the most current information on computer concepts and the interactive tools to reinforce your coursework. Internet Exercises, an Interactive Study Guide, and Monthly Technology Updates are just a few of the tools that you will encounter on this site.

The Explore Generation IT Labs present an interactive look into the world of computer concepts. The 12 labs are delivered both on the Web and on CD-ROM, allowing you to access them in the classroom, the dorm, at home, or anywhere you have access to a computer and/or the Internet.

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About the Author:

Dr. Larry Long and Dr. Nancy Long have written more than 30 books, which have been used in hundreds of colleges throughout the world. Larry is a lecturer, author, consultant, and educator in the information technology fields. He has served as a consultant to all levels of management in virtually every major type of industry. He has over 25 years of classroom experience at IBM, the University of Oklahoma, Lehigh University, and the University of Arkansas. Nancy has teaching and administrative experience at all levels of education.

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