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Computing Concepts Plus Four Software Tools Tim Duffy

Computing Concepts Plus Four Software Tools

Tim Duffy

Published January 1st 1992
ISBN : 9780534162009
Paperback
1 page
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This revision of Duffys best selling Rainbow edition has been extensively updated, revised, and redesigned to create a highly motivated, personalized introduction to microcomputing. Nine chapters on general computer concepts now open the text. EachMoreThis revision of Duffys best selling Rainbow edition has been extensively updated, revised, and redesigned to create a highly motivated, personalized introduction to microcomputing. Nine chapters on general computer concepts now open the text. Each chapter opens with aPersonal Case to illustrate people making decisions about and using computers in realistic, everyday settings. Students know right away why the chapter subject is important.Personal Case Revisitedsections in mid-chapter update the scenario so that students can see how decisions are developed, based on material covered in the chapter to that point.In Your Own Caseexercise sets at the ends of chapters enable students to personalize the chapters.Illustrated Timelines give the concepts section an attractive historical perspective. Future Trends boxes provide a cutting edge flavour. Questions for Thought encourage students to reflect upon the role of computers in the world around them. The two-colour hands-on section of the text provide beginners with introductions to DOS, WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3 and dBase III+ as only Tim Duffy can. Keystroke instruction is more prominent than ever before. Each tool is pre