Part of the Practical series, this text offers an engaging, interactive approach to teaching PC concepts. With a Frequently Asked Questions format, this text provides information on concepts, skills, and tips on becoming a more proficient computer user in a friendly, accessible approach. The companion BookOnCD features videos, animations, screen tours, and activities, giving students hands-on experience with their PC.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 277 x 218 x 12 mm
Edition: 7th edition
Preface. Before You Begin. PART I: PC BASICS. 1. Getting Started. 2. Looking at Windows. 3. Installing and Using Software. PART II: COMPUTER FILES. 4. File Basics. 5. Organizing Files and Folders. 6. Protecting Files. PART III: THE INTERNET, THE WEB, AND E-MAIL. 7. Connecting to the Internet. 8. Browsing and Searching the Web. 9. Sending E-Mail and Attachments. PART IV: APPLICATION SOFTWARE. 10. Writing and Printing Documents. 11. Working with Spreadsheets. 12. Accessing Databases. 13. Making Presentations. PART V: GRAPHICS, SOUND, AND VIDEO. 14. Recording and Editing Sound. 15. Working with Graphics. 16. Creating Desktop Video and Animation. PART VI: UPGRADES AND EXPANSION. 17. Looking "Under the Hood". 18. Buying a PC. 19. Upgrading and Expanding Your PC. Index.