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Technology In Action, Complete, 6th Edition

By Alan Evans, Mary Anne Poatsy, Kendall Martin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 6, 2009

Table of Contents

 Chapter 1

Why Computers Matter to You: Becoming Computer Literate

Technology in Focus

The History of the PC

Chapter 2

Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts

Chapter 3

Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources

Technology in Focus

Information Technology Ethics

Chapter 4

Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play

Chapter 5

Using System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management.. 206

Technology in Focus

Computing Alternatives

Chapter 6

Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System

Chapter 7

Networking and Security: Connecting Computers and Keeping Them Safe from Hackers and Viruses

Technology in Focus

Protecting Your Computer and Backing Up Your Data

Chapter 8

Mobile Computing: Keeping Your Data on Hand

Technology in Focus

Digital Entertainment

Chapter 9

Behind the Scenes: A Closer Look at System Hardware

Technology in Focus

Careers in IT

Chapter 10

Behind the Scenes: Software Programming

Chapter 11

Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems

Chapter 12

Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security

Chapter 13

Behind the Scenes: The Internet: How It Works




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