This annual edition offers up-to-the-minute information on technological innovation and change along with a built-in study guide. Outlines the essential skills needed to achieve computer literacy including key concepts, systems and applications. Accessible, yet technically accurate, each major concept is supported by an application and illustration. Numerous software exercises provide projects for students to practice on the computer.
Uses for Computers. Anatomy of Computing. Personal Computer Software. Input. Output. Processors and Memories. Storage Media and Devices. Communications. Software Development. Information Systems and Databases. Computers, Society, and Ethics. Buying a Personal Computer. Appendices. Glossary. Index.