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Technology Now: Your Companion to SAM Computer Concepts 2nd Edition

Corinne Hoisington

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Overview

Helps students learn the computer concepts essential for success with TECHNOLOGY NOW, 2nd EDITION: YOUR COMPANION TO SAM COMPUTER CONCEPTS. Updated with the latest changes in technology as well as IC3 objectives, content aligns with new Computer Concepts

Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College

Corinne Hoisington is a professor at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Professor Hoisington has been honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award. A dynamic speaker, she regularly presents on new technology and education trends to instructors across North America. She is the author of several best-selling Shelly Cashman Series texts on Windows, Visual Basic, and Adobe Dreamweaver, as well as Android app development.

MindTap® is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap.

SAM, an interactive online learning environment, helps students master Microsoft Office and computer concepts essential to academic and career success. Students observe, practice, and train, then apply their skills live in the application.

  • HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES ENGAGE, INSPIRE STUDENTS AND ELEVATE LEARNING, A wide variety of additional end-of-chapter hands-on activities extend beyond what is covered in SAM. Critical-thinking exercises, team projects, and ethics scenarios engage students in me
  • VISUAL, PRACTICAL DESIGN APPEALS TO TODAY’S STUDENTS. Content is presented efficiently for today’s visual learners with streamlined text and appealing graphics. Tips on emerging technologies in "Hot Technology Now" features, a Twitter-type message feed, c
  • AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, POPULAR SPEAKER, AND RESPECTED TECHNOLOGY PROFESSOR CORINNE HOISINGTON PROVIDES CONTEMPORARY EXPERTISE. A recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Computer Programming award, Ms. Hoisington applies her expertise in em
  • COMPUTER CONCEPTS TEXT OFFERS A CONCISE, READER-FRIENDLY STYLE. This book’s popular, inviting presentation helps students learn important technology concepts related to hardware and software, operating systems, the Web, networks, and safety and security.
  • TEXT OPTION PROVIDES 100% DIGITAL SOLUTION. You can choose this innovative presentation in a fully digital, interactive option for use within SAM or within a MindTap® online course. This digital solution provides reading activities integrated with SAM Con
  • CONTENT ALIGNS WITH THE NEW COMPUTER CONCEPTS TASKS IN SAM (SKILLS ASSESSMENT MANAGER). Using this book with SAM, Cengage Learning's robust training and assessment system, provides a streamlined learning experience for all students, no matter what their l
  • OPTION TO CUSTOMIZE PROVIDES JUST THE CONTENT YOU WANT. Choose the print chapters you want to meet your course learning outcomes, and set up SAM or your MindTap® course to provide only the SAM tasks or topics covered in your custom book.

Technology Now: Your Companion to SAM Computer Concepts

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Computer Hardware.
2. Introduction to Software and Apps.
3. System Software.
4. Application Software.
5. The Web.
6. Purchasing and Maintaining a Computer.
7. The Connected Computer.
8. Safety and Security.
9. Communication.
10. Information Literacy.
11. Introduction to Media.
12. A Changing World.