Higher Education

The Internet - Illustrated, 6th Edition

  • Gary Schneider California State University Monterey Bay
  • Jessica Evans
  • Katherine T. Pinard
  • ISBN-10: 0538750987  |  ISBN-13: 9780538750981
  • 296 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2002
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.25
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Equip your students with Internet knowledge using this pracitcal, user-friendly book by the Illustrated Series. Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, this book provides essential information about the Internet, including topics on security, spyware, phishing, evaluating Web resources, and more!

Features and Benefits

  • Features the reader-friendly Illustrated Series' two-page spread format, which provides succinct lessons with instructions on the left page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page.
  • Makes concepts relevant with end-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops.
  • Helps students get the most the Internet with the broad range of topics covered!
  • Predicts commonly made mistakes and offers "Quick Tips" within the step-by-step directions to help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Makes a great reference for future use, thanks to its concise content and streamlined design.
  • Comes with an Online Companion, which is a portal to study guides, quizzes, games, and more!

Table of Contents

Unit A: Understanding Internet Basics.
Unit B: Understanding Browser Basics.
Unit C: Using Email.
Unit D: Searching the Web.
Unit E: Getting Information from the Web.
Unit F: Communicating on the Web.
Unit G: Downloading Programs and Sharing Files.
Unit H: Extending Browser Capabilities.
Unit I: Increasing Web Security.
Appendix: Using Other Email Programs.

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Bundle: The Internet - Illustrated, 6th + A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies 2010

ISBN-10: 1111195560 | ISBN-13: 9781111195564

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538750995 | ISBN-13: 9780538750998)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhanced their knowledge and course appreciation.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary Schneider

Gary Schneider is a Professor of Accounting at California State University Monterey Bay. He previously held teaching appointments at Quinnipiac University, the University of San Diego, the University of Tennessee, and Xavier University. The author of more than 50 books and 100 research papers, Dr. Schneider has written extensively on accounting and information systems topics with his work appearing in such journals as Accounting Horizons, Interfaces, the IS Audit & Control Journal, and the Journal of Information Systems. His books have been translated into Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. A CPA who practiced public accounting in Ohio for 14 years before undertaking his academic career, Dr. Schneider holds a Ph.D. in accounting information systems from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati.

Jessica Evans

Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of more than 50 titles from the New Perspectives, Illustrated, and Succeeding in Business Series. Ms. Evans also has extensive work experience for the Cengage Learning Computing team as a developmental editor and has edited more than 40 projects on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and website development.

Katherine T. Pinard

Katherine T. Pinard has more than 25 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to over 20 successful books and has edited or managed more than 60 titles. She is MOS certified in Word and PowerPoint.