New Perspectives on the Internet: Comprehensive

  • AUTHORS: Gary P. Schneider; Jessica Evans
  • ISBN-13: 9781111529116 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 648 Pages  Paperback 
  • 9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2007
  • ©2013     Published
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About The Product

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE INTERNET has been updated to cover the newest releases of the three main web browsers including Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 4, and Google Chrome. With the New Perspectives critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will learn basic to advanced features of the Internet from Browser Basics to Electronic Commerce.


  • Covers the latest software including Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 4, and Google Chrome.
  • Allows users to operate on Windows Vista or Windows 7.
  • Covers topics most relevant to today's students and asks them to think critically about the Internet tools they use from E-mail to user generated content.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of Internet concepts and skills and is perfect for a browser-generic, full-semester course on the Internet.
  • Engages students with its hands-on approach and up-to-date coverage of emerging Internet technologies and hot topics such as security, the coolest Web 2.0 applications, and more!

About the Contributor

  • Gary P. Schneider

    Gary Schneider is a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at Quinnipiac University. The author or co-author of 31 books on accounting, electronic commerce, and information topics. Gary has PhD in accounting systems from the University of Tennessee, and MBA in accounting from Xavier University.

  • Jessica Evans

    Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of more than 50 titles from the New Perspectives, Illustrated, and Succeeding in Business Series. Ms. Evans also has extensive work experience for the Cengage Learning Computing team as a developmental editor and has edited more than 40 projects on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and website development.

Table of Contents

Tutorial 1: Browser Basics.
Tutorial 2: Basic Communication on the Internet: Email.
Tutorial 3: Searching the Web.
Tutorial 4: Information Resources on the Web.
Tutorial 5: User-Generated Content on the Internet.
Tutorial 6: Internet Security.
Tutorial 7: Wireless Networking.
Tutorial 8: Creating Effective Web Pages.
Tutorial 9: Electronic Commerce.
Appendix A: The Internet and the World Wide Web.
Additional Research Assignments (1-8).

New to this Edition

  • New Visual Overviews, a new two-page spread that includes colorful, enlarged screenshots with numerous callouts and key terms definitions, gives students a comprehensive preview of the topics covered in the session as well as a handy study guide.
  • New ProSkills boxes provide guidance for how to use the software in real-world, professional situations, and related ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of the following soft skills: decision making, problem solving, teamwork, verbal communication, and written communication.
  • Important steps are now highlighted in yellow with attached margin notes to help students pay close attention to completing the steps correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.