New Perspectives Computer Concepts 2016 Enhanced, Comprehensive
- AUTHOR: June Jamrich Parsons
- ISBN-13: 9781305656284
- 944 Pages Paperback
- 19th Edition
- ©2017 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
Give your students the full understanding of today’s digital world with the cohesive framework and logical organization found only in NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2016, ENHANCED, COMPREHENSIVE. This dynamic book by leading technology author June Parsons provides the latest updates on emerging technology with engaging learning features, informative visuals and hands-on activities proven to increase learning effectiveness. An insightful introduction highlights today’s digital evolution, while coverage of social media and online security examines concepts behind today’s influential technology trends. Your students explore the underlying principles supporting the wide scope of digital devices in use today with a focus on the connectivity that pervades modern life. This Enhanced Edition includes a new hands-on programming chapter that lets students with no prior coding experience learn to program with immediate success using Python™.
Introduction: The Digital Revolution. Unit I: DIGITAL CONTENT. Digital Basics. Digital Sound. Bitmap Graphics. Vector Graphics. Digital Video. Lab: The Digital World with Eyes Shut. Unit II: DIGITAL DEVICES. Device Basics. Device Options. Processors and Memory. Storage. Input and Output. Lab: What's Going on in There? Unit III: NETWORKS. Network Basics. The Internet. Internet Access. Local Area Networks. File Sharing. Lab: Hack Your Net. Unit IV: THE WEB. Web Basics. Browsers. HTML. HTTP. 270. Search Engines. Lab: Design Your Home Page. UnitV: SOCIAL MEDIA. Social Networking. Content Communities. Blogs and More. Online Communication. Social Media Values. Lab: Analyze Me. Unit VI: SOFTWARE. Software Basics. Operating Systems. Apps and Applications. Productivity Software. File Management Utilities. Lab: Put Your File Ducks in a Row. Unit VII: DIGITAL SECURITY. Unauthorized Use. Malware. Online Intrusions. Interception. Social Engineering. Lab: Chrome Lockdown. Unit VIII: THE ICT INDUSTRY. ICT Industry Basics. The Computer Industry. The Telecom Industry. Tech Careers. ICT Laws and Ethics. Lab: Perfect Your Profile. Unit IX: INFORMATION SYSTEMS. Information System Basics. Enterprise Applications. Systems Analysis. Design and Implementation. System Security. Lab: Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. Unit X: DATABASES. Database Basics. Database Tools. Database Design. SQL. Big Data. Lab: SQL.
Unit XI: PROGRAMMING. Program Development. Programming Tools. Procedural Programming. Object-Oriented Code. Declarative Programming. Lab: Tunnels and Dragons. Bonus Unit: TRY IT! PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHON™. Hello World Python™ Style. Wacky Word Game. Build Your Own Calculator. Ask the Computer. Race Game.
Glossary. Index. Answers.