Technology in Action Complete, Global Edition MyLab IT with eText, 16th Edition

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Technology in Action Complete, Global Edition MyLab IT with eText, 16th Edition

By Alan Evans, Kendall Martin, Mary Anne Poatsy
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Pearson MyLab™ is the world's leading online self-study, homework, tutorial and assessment product designed with a single purpose in mind: to improve the results of all higher education students, one student at a time.

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For introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft (R) Office.

Best-selling Technology in Action Complete uses practical content and hands- on projects to engage students in computing tasks and skills they can apply at work, in class, or at home. Designed for today's technically savvy students, the text introduces difficult concepts at a basic level early on, then expands upon these skills as students build mastery. The 16th edition brings innovative content updates, including new coverage of ethics, artificial intelligence, and managing a digital lifestyle, as well as several new features encouraging critical thinking.

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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1 The Impact of Technology in a Changing World
  • Chapter 2 Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts
  • Chapter 3 Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources
  • Chapter 4 Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play
  • Chapter 5 System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management
  • Chapter 6 Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System
  • Chapter 7 Networking: Connecting Computing Devices
  • Chapter 8 Managing Your Digital Lifestyle: Challenges and Ethics
  • Chapter 9 Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices
  • Chapter 10 Behind the Scenes: Software Programming
  • Chapter 11 Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems
  • Chapter 12 Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World
  • Chapter 13 Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works
  • Appendix A The History of the Personal Computer
  • Appendix B Careers in IT
  • Glossary

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