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Computers: Understanding Technology Sixth Edition

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eBook Edition
Computers: Understanding Technology 6e Comprehensive - HS eSample with 21-day online access
ISBN: WWY223069
Computers: Understanding Technology 6e Comprehensive - Text and SNAP 2016 + HS eBook w/ 1-year online access (codes via email)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-543-5

List Price: $174.16

Educator Price: $130.95

Computers: Understanding Technology 6e - HS eBook with 1-year access and SNAP 2016
ISBN: 978-0-76388-639-4
Computers: Understanding Technology 6e - HS Instructor eResources w/ 2-year online access (code via email)
ISBN: 978-0-76386-877-2

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Educator Price: $135.95

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Pages: 688 | Copyright: 2017

Author(s): Floyd Fuller, Brian Larson, Lisa A. Bucki, and Faithe Wempen


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Paradigm’s Computers: Understanding Technology provides comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of computer concepts— including hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. Available in comprehensive and brief versions, the sixth edition uses a competency based and approach that challenges students to master the material.

Interactivity. A responsive design that guides students to become active learners.

  • Precheck and Recheck quizzes test student competency on each learning objective in the course and helps them track their progress. Plus SNAP automatically returns a customized study plan for each student.
  • Diverse learning resources, like video tutorials and research articles, meet the unique learning preferences of individual students.

Throughout the book, students are directed to online resources available through the eBook and SNAP.

Table of Contents
  1. Touring Our Digital World
  2. Sizing up Computer and Device Hardware
  3. Working with System Software and File Storage
  4. Using Applications to Tackle Tasks.
  5. Plugging In to the Internet and All Its Resources
  6. Networking and Communicating with Computers and Other Devices
  7. Taking Advantage of the Cloud: Teamwork, Apps, and Storage
  8. Maintaining and Managing Your Devices
  9. Understanding Your Role as a Digital Citizen: Security, Privacy, and Ethics
  10. Leveraging Technology in Business
  11. Using Programming Concepts and Languages
  12. Changing Everything with Big Data
  13. Glimpsing the Future of Computing