New Perspectives on the Internet: Comprehensive, 9th Edition

  • Gary P. Schneider Quinnipiac University
  • Jessica Evans
  • ISBN-10: 1111529116
  • ISBN-13: 9781111529116
  • 648 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2007
  • © 2013 | Published
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About The Solution

Overview

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE INTERNET has been updated to cover the newest releases of the three main web browsers including Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 4, and Google Chrome. With the New Perspectives critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will learn basic to advanced features of the Internet from Browser Basics to Electronic Commerce.


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Features/Benefits

  • Covers the latest software including Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 4, and Google Chrome.
  • Allows users to operate on Windows Vista or Windows 7.
  • Covers topics most relevant to today's students and asks them to think critically about the Internet tools they use from E-mail to user generated content.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of Internet concepts and skills and is perfect for a browser-generic, full-semester course on the Internet.
  • Engages students with its hands-on approach and up-to-date coverage of emerging Internet technologies and hot topics such as security, the coolest Web 2.0 applications, and more!

What's New

  • New Visual Overviews, a new two-page spread that includes colorful, enlarged screenshots with numerous callouts and key terms definitions, gives students a comprehensive preview of the topics covered in the session as well as a handy study guide.
  • New ProSkills boxes provide guidance for how to use the software in real-world, professional situations, and related ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of the following soft skills: decision making, problem solving, teamwork, verbal communication, and written communication.
  • Important steps are now highlighted in yellow with attached margin notes to help students pay close attention to completing the steps correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

Table of Contents

Tutorial 1: Browser Basics.
Tutorial 2: Basic Communication on the Internet: Email.
Tutorial 3: Searching the Web.
Tutorial 4: Information Resources on the Web.
Tutorial 5: User-Generated Content on the Internet.
Tutorial 6: Internet Security.
Tutorial 7: Wireless Networking.
Tutorial 8: Creating Effective Web Pages.
Tutorial 9: Electronic Commerce.
Appendix A: The Internet and the World Wide Web.
Additional Research Assignments (1-8).
Glossdex.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111529329 | ISBN-13: 9781111529321)

Instructor Resources help you make the most of your course with teaching aids and information on using the text. Key Features include: Annotated Solution Files and Rubrics assist you in quick and consistent grading. Additional Case Problems provide extra end-of-tutorial assignments to determine comprehension and retention. Data Files show you what students will be working on; Solution Files show you the answers to the data file activities and allow you to gauge comprehension. Internet Assignments provide extra practice and encourage students to use the Internet to complete assignments, creating realistic applicability to the work. QuickCheck Answers provide a simple self-test for students before moving to the next session. ExamView testbanks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types help students gain confidence through more practice. Instructor's Manual summarizes the tutorial sections, figures, boxed elements, and contains teacher tips, and classroom/lab activities. The manual provides all of the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency while giving you tips on how to engage your students. Customizable PPT Lecture Presentations outline key concepts and terms from each tutorial, saving you time in preparation for class. Additional Projects provide extra practice to ensure students understand the material prior to exams. Customizable Sample Syllabi outline policies, assignments, exams, and other course information to help you set up your course with ease. Key Terms and Definitions are provided as a convenient reference.


Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111529337 | ISBN-13: 9781111529338)

All data files necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.


WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481385 | ISBN-13: 9781111481384)

Quick and Easy Printed Code that provides your students direct access to all content within your WebTutor Angel Cartridge. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures student comprehension of skills prior to exams. Test Banks that allow immediate assessment within the Learning Management System. PowerPoint Presentations that outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Sample Syllabi that can be further customized to your particular course. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use. The WebTutor Cartridge provides everything you need to bring your course to life with one simple access code.


WebTutor™ on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481369 | ISBN-13: 9781111481360)

Quick and Easy Electronic Code that provides your students direct access to all content within your WebTutor WebCT Cartridge. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures student comprehension of skills prior to exams. Test Banks that allow immediate assessment within the Learning Management System. PowerPoint Presentations that outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Sample Syllabi that can be further customized to your particular course. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use. The WebTutor Cartridge provides everything you need to bring your course to life with one simple access code.


WebTutor™ on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481342 | ISBN-13: 9781111481346)

Quick and Easy Printed Code that provides your students direct access to all content within your WebTutor Blackboard Cartridge. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures student comprehension of skills prior to exams. Test Banks that allow immediate assessment within the Learning Management System. PowerPoint Presentations that outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Sample Syllabi that can be further customized to your particular course. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use. The WebTutor Cartridge provides everything you need to bring your course to life with one simple access code.


Student Supplements

Student Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1111529337 | ISBN-13: 9781111529338)

All data files necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.


WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481385 | ISBN-13: 9781111481384)

Quick and Easy Printed code that provides you direct access to all of the valuable content in your instructor's WebTutor Angel Course. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures your comprehension of skills prior to exams. PowerPoint Presentations outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use.


WebTutor™ on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481369 | ISBN-13: 9781111481360)

Quick and Easy Electronic code that provides you direct access to all of the valuable content in your instructor's WebTutor WebCT Course. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures your comprehension of skills prior to exams. PowerPoint Presentations outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use.


WebTutor™ on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111481342 | ISBN-13: 9781111481346)

Quick and Easy Printed code that provides you direct access to all of the valuable content in your instructor's WebTutor Blackboard Course. Key Features include: Topic Reviews with chapter objective summaries provide a convenient way to study key concepts for each chapter. Topic Review Questions for review before exams prompt critical thinking on chapter concepts and material. Case Projects for further practice ensures your comprehension of skills prior to exams. PowerPoint Presentations outline key concepts from each chapter for additional reinforcement. Data Files for the Chapter Projects conveniently located within your course can be accessed for immediate use.


Meet the Author

About the Author

Gary P. Schneider

Gary Schneider is a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at Quinnipiac University. The author or co-author of 31 books on accounting, electronic commerce, and information topics. Gary has PhD in accounting systems from the University of Tennessee, and MBA in accounting from Xavier University.

Jessica Evans

Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of several projects in the New Perspectives Series and Illustrated Series. Jessica also works for Cengage Learning Course Technology as a Developmental Editor. She has edited over 30 books on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and electronic commerce.