Computers Are Your Future, Introductory (10th Edition)

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9780137146932: Computers Are Your Future, Introductory (10th Edition)

Computers Are Your Future provides extensive technology reference without being overwhelming. Extensive images paired with a definition-driven format supply the reader with a practical approach to computers.

Includes chapters and highlights on computer ethics, internet, e-commerce, system and application software, systems analysis and design. Contains an acronym finder and Concept Tips at the end of each chapter.

Ideal for students and professionals seeking a comprehensive computer technology reference

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From the Back Cover:

A Reference Tool for Today’s Students!

 

If you are like many students today, you want a practical “what it is” and “how it works” approach to computers and computing, with less explanation of “when and why.”

 

This new edition of Computers Are Your Future has been revised to match what you already know with what you need to know in order to be successful in the exciting and ever-changing world of information technology.

 

Computers Are Your Future serves as a valuable computer technology reference tool without being overwhelming or intimidating.

 

Key Features

·         Thoroughly revised and updated content throughout ensures that your book covers the most current technology

·         Green Tech Tips offer suggestions or tips to stay ecologically friendly

·         Ethics boxes inspire you to consider “what would you do?” in specific technology scenarios

·         Lots of images and screen shots in each chapter make this book visually stimulating, as do the Spotlight sections which cover some innovative or practical topics in IT

·         Substantial study-aids are available in the extensive end-of-chapter material, including an End of Chapter Summary, Key Terms and Concepts, Web Exercises, etc.

 

Tools to help you succeed in this course

You will find lots of self-study tools on the companion website, www.pearsonhighered.com/cayf!  These tools include:

·         Objectives

·         Key Terms

·         Online Study Guide

·         Internet Exercises

·         Web Resources

·         End of Chapter Summary

·         Crossword Puzzles

 

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About the Author:

Catherine LaBerta is a Full Professor in the Computer Science/Mathematics Department at Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY.  She is also an adjunct professor at SUNY-Buffalo.  Catherine teaches courses that range from Intro to Computers to Programming in C++ to Web Development.  Originally a math major, Catherine took additional courses in computers and programming and found a field that clicked for her.  She enjoys the constant changes in the computer and related fields as it forces one to keep up and constantly learn.  Not a total book worm, she loves skiing in Purgatory, CO, one of her favorite spots. She also enjoys boating–especially schooner trips off the coast of Maine– and will always be working on that golf game.

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