Computing Fundamentals

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August 2014



Kick start your journey into computing and prepare for your IC3 certification
With this essential course book you'll be sending e-mails, surfing the web and understanding the basics of computing in no time. Written by Faithe Wempen, a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and author of more than 120 books, this complete guide to the basics has been tailored to provide comprehensive instruction on the full range of entry-level computing skills. It is a must for students looking to move into almost any profession, as entry-level computing courses have become a compulsory requirement in the modern world.
This great resource brings readers up to speed on computing basics, and helps them achieve competency on a computer quickly and easily. The book covers everything from computer hardware and software to the underlying functionality of a computer, and helps readers gain the skills and knowledge they need to move forward in their careers, or to successfully prepare for the IC3 Exam.
* Learn about computer hardware, software and other basic functions
* Get a full introduction to Windows and Microsoft Office
* Create polished documents and presentations in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word 2010
* Gain an understanding of web basics, connectivity, security and privacy
Written especially for students and those interested in learning more about computing, the book includes bonus questions, PowerPoint slides and bonus tasks to help put new skills into practice immediately.


Introduction 1
Part I: Computer Basics and Hardware 9
Chapter 1: Computer Basics 11
Chapter 2: The System Unit 33
Chapter 3: Input, Output, and Storage 65
Part II: Software 107
Chapter 4: Operating System Basics 109
Chapter 5: Introduction to Windows 7 139
Chapter 6: Windows 7 Administration and Maintenance 173
Chapter 7: Understanding Application Software 211
Part III: Microsoft Office 243
Chapter 8: Understanding Microsoft Office 2010 245
Chapter 9: Word Processing with Microsoft Word 277
Chapter 10: Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel 327
Chapter 11: Managing Databases with Access 371
Chapter 12: Creating Presentation Graphics with PowerPoint 403
Part IV: Connectivity and Communication 437
Chapter 13: Networking and Internet Basics 439
Chapter 14: Online Communication 471
Chapter 15: Web Basics 507
Chapter 16: Network and Internet Privacy and Security 541
Chapter 17: Legal, Ethical, Health, and Environmental Issues in Computing 577
Appendix A: What's New in Windows 81? 601
Appendix B: Customizing Windows 7 625
Answers to Chapter Questions 661
Glossary 669
Index 697


Faithe Wempen, M.A., is a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and A+ certified computer technician, and the author of more than 120 books on computer hardware and software. An adjunct instructor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University, she has also written and taught online technology courses that have educated over a quarter of a million students for corporate clients including Hewlett-Packard, CNET, and Sony.
EAN: 9781118910139
ISBN: 1118910133
Untertitel: IC3 ed. colour illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2014
Seitenanzahl: 752 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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