Higher Education

Local LMS Emerge with Computers v. 5.0, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, 5th Edition

  • Kenneth Baldauf Florida State University
  • Beverly Amer Northern Arizona University
  • ISBN-10: 1285779843  |  ISBN-13: 9781285779843
  • Previous Editions: 2013
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.50 List Price = $ 118.00

About

Overview

EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS is a new and revolutionary way to teach and learn about digital literacy. It bridges the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn by creating an environment that encourages students to do what comes naturally: surf the Web. Leveraging the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links, EMERGE promotes discovery learning which allows students to explore, peruse, skip over, delve, wander, and drill into Computer Concepts, Issues, and Skills. EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS 5.0 is fully updated to cover Microsoft's newest version of Office - Office 2013.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Fully updated to cover the latest features and functionality in Microsoft Office 2013.
  • Concepts Revision: Updates to all concepts pages, including YouTube videos and photos.
  • RELEVANCE: Let's face it; students don't read long, dense text. Emerge with Computers divides lessons into a series of manageable sections, helping students retain more information. Plus, current and relevant content pulls into Emerge each week, helping students relate to the material.
  • SKILLS: In a competitive job market, students need to set themselves apart by graduating with a unique skill set. Emerge covers more than Microsoft® Office, including lessons on Google™ Docs, Office for Mac, and basic Project Management skills. Content beyond Microsoft® Office, coupled with the unique skills pedagogy and project-approach puts Emerge in a league of its own.
  • DIGITAL: Emerge helps bridge the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn. The completely digital learning environment encourages students to do what comes naturally – get online.
  • CHOICE: Compatible with most Learning Management Systems including Blackboard, Moodle, Angel and Desire2Learn, along with a number of versions, Emerge provides the opportunity to meet the needs of online or on-ground classes, your teaching preferences, and most importantly – your students.

Table of Contents

CONCEPTS:
C01. Digital Technology
C02. Hardware
C03. Software
C04. Internet
C05. Telecommunications
C06. Information Security
C07. Digital Media
C08. Database
C09. E-Commerce
C10. Business Systems
C11. Artificial Intelligence
ISSUES:
I01. Intellectual Property Rights
I02. Digital Life
I03. Freedom of Speech
I04. Privacy
I05. Ethics
I06. Globalization
SKILLS:
S01. Windows 7
S02. Windows 8
S03. Mac OS X
S04. Office 2013
S05. Word 2013
S06. Excel 2013
S07. PowerPoint 2013
S08. Access 2013
S09. Other Office 2013 Applications
S10. Office for Mac 2011
S11. Word for Mac 2011
S12. Excel for Mac 2011
S13. PowerPoint for Mac 2011
S14. Other Office for Mac 2011 Applications
S15. Google Docs
S16. Management Skills

What's New

  • Emphasis on Critical Thinking: "Spotlight on the News" feature highlights current events and links them to concepts taught; "What Would YOU Do?" presents dilemmas that require students to think critically and integrate concepts learned; and "An Ethical Dilemma" presents scenarios that require students to consider all sides of a timely issue.

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    ISBN-10: 1285779835 | ISBN-13: 9781285779836

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EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS is a new and revolutionary way to learn about digital literacy. It bridges the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn by creating an environment that encourages you to do what comes naturally: surf the Web. Leveraging the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links, EMERGE promotes discovery learning which allows you to explore, peruse, skip over, delve, wander, and drill into Computer Concepts, Issues, and Skills. EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS 5.0 is fully updated to cover Microsoft's newest version of Office - Office 2013.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kenneth Baldauf

Ken Baldauf is the Director of the Program in Interdisciplinary Computing at Florida State University, where he is responsible for developing courses to meet the computing and technology needs across disciplines. Since joining FSU's faculty in 1998, Ken has taught Computer Fluency, Information Management, Digital Media, Web Development, and Programming courses to classes with enrollments as large as 2,500 students per semester. Ken has partnered with Course Technology on many projects over the years, which include weekly tech news podcasts called CourseCasts, and Succeeding with Technology, a technology driven and student focused computer concepts textbook. With years of experience teaching thousands of students, Ken recognized a growing disconnect between technology education and the way students want to learn. Ken partnered with Course Technology again to develop Emerge with Computers, an exciting new online framework intended to revolutionize the way students learn about and experience technology.

Beverly Amer

Beverly Amer is a Principal Lecturer of CIS and Accounting in the W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She is a Faculty Fellow in the school’s University College, and is course coordinator for Introduction to Computer Information Systems, a liberal studies course required for numerous majors. Her most recent achievements include recognition with NAU’s President’s Award for pedagogy innovation, and teaching awards within her college and the Liberal Studies program. Prior to her current appointment in 1993, she was on the faculty of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida for 5 years, and taught MIS courses as part of the business school’s CCTV program. Beverly has been an author with Cengage since 2007 on Computers in Our World, Portfolio Projects for Soft Skills, and Emerge with Computers. Her passion is creating relevant and engaging course content for today’s college students so they are equipped with the skills necessary for success in work and life.