What is MindTap for Information Technology?

What is MindTap for Information Technology?

MindTap is the Online Solution for CTE courses offering a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. MindTap for IT includes the full, interactive eBook along with auto-graded assessment and review, videos, Labs, and more! Review MindTap NOW for each of the titles below when you click 'Access MindTap for this Title.'

IT CTSO Prep and Industry Certification Alignment

IT CTSO Prep and Industry Certification Alignment

Most of our IT titles meet the needs for students preparing for competitive events. Download the recommended list of titles for for competitive events per organization below.

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Network Systems

Network+ Guide to Networks, 8e

Network+ Guide to Networks, 8e

Completely updated, West/Dean/Andrews' NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 8th edition, equips your students with the skills and knowledge to begin an exciting career installing, configuring and troubleshooting computer networks. It thoroughly prepares students for success on CompTIA's Network+ N10-007 certification exam with fully mapped coverage of all objectives, including protocols, topologies, hardware, network design, security and troubleshooting. An all-new structure makes essential information easily accessible and helps students visualize high-level concepts. New virtualization-based projects give students experience working with a wider variety of hardware, software, operating systems and device interactions, while "On the Job" stories, Applying Concepts activities, and Hands-On and Capstone Projects help readers further explore chapter concepts. MindTap Networking is also available. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337569330

Guide to Networking Essentials, 8e (MTA Exam 98-366)

Guide to Networking Essentials, 8e (MTA Exam 98-366)

Tomsho's GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, Eighth Edition, gives students the knowledge and hands-on skills to work with network infrastructure devices and network operating systems in a small to midsize network environment. Focusing on troubleshooting and computer networking technologies, it provides a comprehensive introduction to network protocols and network devices, including wireless and cybersecurity technologies. Directly integrated in each chapter, Challenge Labs and Hands-On Projects offer in-class experiential learning. Updated content reflects the latest networking technologies and operating systems, includes new Ethernet standards and adds an Internet of Things (IoT) chapter. Certification mapping is added to the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA Exam 98-366) in Networking Fundamentals. MindTap Networking provides additional hands-on practice and certification test prep. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357118283

MCSA Guide to Networking with Windows Server® 2016, Exam 70-741

MCSA Guide to Networking with Windows Server® 2016, Exam 70-741

Packed with a wealth of hands-on activities, NETWORKING WITH WINDOWS SERVER® 2016, EXAM 70-741 empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while also equipping users to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft® networking professional. This engaging, full-color presentation emphasizes the key skills necessary to manage and configure a Windows Server 2016 network. Comprehensive coverage addresses TCP/IP configuration, including IPv6, DNS configuration, DHCP implementation and management, deploying remote access, configuring distributed network file services, and high performance network solutions. In addition, hands-on labs and meaningful case projects offer extensive opportunities for students to apply what they learn in real practice. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337400787

MCSA Guide to Installation, Storage, and Compute with Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-740

MCSA Guide to Installation, Storage, and Compute with Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-740

Packed with hands-on activities, MCSA GUIDE TO INSTALLATION, STORAGE, AND COMPUTE WITH MICROSOFT® WINDOWS SERVER® 2016, EXAM 70-740 empowers students to pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while preparing for success as Microsoft® networking professionals. A clear, full-color presentation emphasizes the skills to manage a Windows Server 2016 system with a focus on installation, management, and configuration. Extensive coverage of all exam objectives introduces the Windows Server 2016 and covers server installation, server configuration and management, storage and file systems, Hyper-V virtualization, high availability, and server maintenance and monitoring. A full chapter highlights new Nano Server and Windows Containers. Unlike many books, this unique edition goes beyond certification objectives to provide an understanding of the core technologies built into Windows Server. Hands-on activities emphasize virtualization and can be completed in a classroom or within MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337400664

MCSA Guide to Identity with Windows Server® 2016, Exam 70-742

MCSA Guide to Identity with Windows Server® 2016, Exam 70-742

Packed with a wealth of hands-on activities, MCSA GUIDE TO IDENTITY WITH WINDOWS SERVER® 2016, EXAM 70-742 empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while also equipping users to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft® networking professional. This engaging full-color presentation emphasizes the skills necessary to configure identity management with Windows Server® 2016. Comprehensive coverage highlights advanced Active Directory configuration and management, Group Policy, Certificate Services, Identity federation, Web Application Proxy and Active Directory Rights Management. Hands-on labs and skill-reinforcing case projects offer extensive opportunities for your students to apply what they learn in real practice. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337400893

CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 6e

CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 6e

Mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, best-selling COMPTIA SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, 6e, thoroughly prepares readers for professional certification and career success. The text covers threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; technologies and tools for combating attacks, architecture, and design; identity and access management; risk management; and cryptography. It also includes expansive coverage of embedded device security, attacks and defenses, and the latest developments and trends in information security, including new software tools to assess security. New Hands-On Projectsand case activities help readers put what they learn into practice, while end-of-chapter exercises direct them to the Information Security Community Site for additional activities, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute news and insight from the field. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337288781

MindTap for Ciampa's CompTIA CySA+ Guide to Cybersecurity Analyst (Digital Only)

MindTap for Ciampa's CompTIA CySA+ Guide to Cybersecurity Analyst (Digital Only)

PUBLISHES April 2020.

MindTap for Ciampa's CompTIA CySA+, 1st Edition, is a platform that propels students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course, so you can provide engaging content, challenge every learner, and build student confidence. MindTap: Powered by You.

Content is divided into four parts that map to the four domains from the latest CompTIA CySA+ Exam, CS0-001. Learners can quickly and easily identify topic areas they need to focus on in order to efficiently prepare for the CySA+ exam. The course begins with a pre-assessment and ends with a post-assessment helping learners build confidence and track their progress. Authentic scenario-based projects built from interviews with actual cybersecurity analyst personnel are woven throughout the course illustrating real-world analyst tasks and procedures that learners will need on the job. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357375495

MindTap for West's CompTIA Cloud+ Guide to Cloud Computing (Digital Only)

MindTap for West's CompTIA Cloud+ Guide to Cloud Computing (Digital Only)

MindTap for West's CompTIA Cloud+ Guide to Cloud Computing, 1st Edition, 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. MindTap: Powered by You.

Content maps to the exam objectives from the latest CompTIA Cloud+ Exam, CV0-002. Modules are broken down into multiple modalities such as readings, videos, and hands-on projects that walk learners through various popular Cloud platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure. The course begins with a pre-assessment and ends with a post-assessment helping learners build confidence and track their progress. Learners will work with OpenStack in the live virtual machine labs to provide hands-on practice and troubleshoot, practice, explore, and try different solutions in a secure, private Cloud sandbox environment. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357114285

Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations, 6e

Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations, 6e

Providing authoritative information, powerful instructor resources and real-world student applications, Nelson/Phillips/Steuart's GUIDE TO COMPUTER FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS, Sixth Edition delivers the most comprehensive forensics resource available. This proven author team's wide-ranging areas of expertise mirror the breadth of coverage in the text, which focuses on techniques and practices for gathering and analyzing evidence used to solve crimes involving computers and other digital devices. Providing clear instruction on the tools and techniques of the trade, it introduces readers to every step of the computer forensics investigation--from lab setup to testifying in court. It also details how to use current forensics software and provides free demo downloads of popular tools like FTK Imager for use with Case Projects and Hands-On Projects. MindTap Computing is also available. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337568944

Security Awareness : Applying Practical Security in Your World, 5e

Security Awareness : Applying Practical Security in Your World, 5e

Designed to provide students with the knowledge needed to protect computers and networks from increasingly sophisticated attacks, SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition continues to present the same straightforward, practical information that has made previous editions so popular. For most students, practical computer security poses some daunting challenges: What type of attacks will antivirus software prevent? How do I set up a firewall? How can I test my computer to be sure that attackers cannot reach it through the Internet? When and how should I install Windows patches? This text is designed to help students understand the answers to these questions through a series of real-life user experiences. In addition, hands-on projects and case projects give students the opportunity to test their knowledge and apply what they have learned. SECURITY AWARENESS: APPLYING PRACTICE SECURITY IN YOUR WORLD, Fifth Edition contains up-to-date information on relevant topics such as protecting mobile devices and wireless local area networks. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305500372

MIS, 10e

MIS, 10e

Introduce your students to MIS today with the most practical and current title available: MIS 10. Updates throughout this edition present the latest developments in cloud computing, AR/VR, quantum computing and blockchain. New case studies and information boxes connect the principles your students are learning to the most current developments in technology and business today. Key concepts and skills within each case are now tagged to the corresponding AASCB standards to ensure your students are focused on the most important information for success. For further support, this edition's completely redesigned MindTap offers a robust digital learning experience. New MindTap concept and career videos present job options while interactive case studies bridge today's technology and strategy. Use It activities, give your students immediate feedback and MindTap's RSS feeds present the latest trends with a focus on success in the real world. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357418697

Information Support & Services

CompTIA A+ Guide to IT Technical Support

CompTIA A+ Guide to IT Technical Support

Provide a comprehensive introduction to IT technical support as Andrews/Dark/West's COMPTIA A+ GUIDE TO IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT, 10E explains how to work with users as well as install, maintain, troubleshoot and network computer hardware and software. This step-by-step, highly visual, best-selling approach uses CompTIA A+ Exam objectives as a framework to prepare students for 220-1001 and 220-1002 certification exams. Each chapter covers core and advanced topics while emphasizing practical application of the most current technology, techniques and industry standards. Students study the latest hardware, security, Active Directory, operational procedures, basics of scripting, virtualization, cloud computing, mobile devices and Windows 10. In addition, Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and optional MindTap online resources provide certification test preparation and interactive activities to prepare future IT support technicians or administrators. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357108291

CompTIA A+ Core 1 Exam : Guide to Computing Infrastructure

CompTIA A+ Core 1 Exam : Guide to Computing Infrastructure

Provide a comprehensive introduction to IT technical support as best-selling authors and educators Andrews, West and Dark explain how to work with users as well as how to install, maintain and troubleshoot computer hardware and networks in COMPTIA A+ CORE 1 EXAM: GUIDE TO COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE, 10E. This step-by-step, highly visual approach uses CompTIA A+ Exam objectives as a framework to prepare students for the 220-1001 certification exam. Extensive updates reflect the most current technology, techniques and industry standards in the fast-paced field facing today's IT technician. Each chapter covers core and advanced topics while emphasizing practical application and learning by doing. Additional coverage explores the latest developments in hardware, security, mobile devices, cloud computing and virtualization. In addition, Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and optional MindTap online resources provide certification test prep and interactive activities to prepare future IT support technicians. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357108376

CompTIA A+ Core 2 Exam : Guide to Operating Systems and Security, 10e

CompTIA A+ Core 2 Exam : Guide to Operating Systems and Security, 10e

Introduce IT technical support as best-selling authors and educators Andrews, West and Dark explain how to work with users as well as install, maintain, secure and troubleshoot software in COMPTIA A+ CORE 2 EXAM: GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS AND SECURITY, 10E. This step-by-step, highly visual approach uses CompTIA A+ Exam objectives as a framework to prepare students for the 220-1002 certification exam. Extensive updates reflect the most current technology, techniques and industry standards in IT support. Each chapter covers core and advanced topics with an emphasis on practical application and learning by doing. Additional coverage explores the latest developments in security, Active Directory, operational procedures, the basics of scripting, mobile operating systems, virtualization, remote support and Windows 10. In addition, Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and optional MindTap online resources provide certification test prep and interactive activities to prepare future IT support technicians. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357108505

Concepts of Database Management, 10e

Concepts of Database Management, 10e

Thoroughly introduce today's critical database issues with the applied approach in Friedrichsen/Ruffolo/Monk/Starks/Pratt's CONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT, 10th Edition. This hands-on presentation integrates real cases, practical examples and helpful screenshots to clarify concepts such as database design, data integrity, normalization, concurrent updates, data security and big data. Completely updated to reflect Microsoft® Access 2019, Office 365 standards and SQL Server 2019, this edition explores SQL in a database-neutral environment. Detailed coverage presents the relational model (including QBE and SQL), normalization and views, database administration and management. Students also examine advanced topics, such as distributed databases, data warehouses, stored procedures, triggers, data macros and Web Apps, within a presentation ideal for a variety of disciplines. The completely redesigned MindTap resources also leverage Access 2019 Training and Projects in SAM for extensive practice in Access with auto-grading and instant feedback. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357422083

A Guide to SQL, 10e

A Guide to SQL, 10e

A GUIDE TO SQL, Ninth Edition, provides an effective introduction to SQL programming using straightforward instruction, extensive hands-on exercises, and a strong foundation in real-world business applications. The tenth Edition builds on the longstanding success of this proven text by presenting basic SQL commands in the context of a running case, in which a business uses SQL to manage orders, items, customers, and sales reps. The authors emphasize that fundamental principles and practices apply regardless of the database environment chosen, and they include examples from the latest versions of Oracle® and Microsoft® Access®, and SQL Server throughout the text. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357361689

Web & Digital Communications

Digital Media, 4e

Digital Media, 4e

DIGITAL MEDIA, CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 4E prepares students for the multimedia-rich workplace by teaching them multimedia concepts as well as business-standard software applications to complete projects and solve problems. The non-software-specific text approach gives students a strong foundation in the concepts and practices of digital multimedia and allows the text to focus on the more creative end of business technology. If needed, software-specific directions to assist in learning can be found on the website. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305661721

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 & CSS, 9e

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 & CSS, 9e

PUBLISHES in May 2020. Ask your rep for the 8th edition.

Combining best practices with the most up-to-date tools available, Minnick's RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN WITH HTML 5 & CSS, 9th edition, walks your students step by step through the process of creating effective websites that drive traffic and retain customers. It provides a solid foundation in HTML and CSS concepts before diving into responsive web design -- which is essential for today's websites. Students learn how to design websites for mobile devices, tablets, laptops, desktops and very large monitors -- from a single-column layout to a multiple-column layout. Packed with tips from the pros, the text illustrates how to use HTML 5 elements and a variety of CSS properties, including more advanced tools such as grid layout, shadows, gradients, transforms and animations. Students also learn how to embed a map, integrate custom fonts within a website, create a working hamburger menu and more. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357423837

Web Design: Introductory, 6e

Web Design: Introductory, 6e

Teach your students how to balance target audience expectations, sound design principles, and technical considerations as they create successful, device and platform-independent websites with Campbell’s effective WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 6E. Written specifically for your introductory course, this edition provides a proven selection of engaging hands-on activities at the end of each chapter. These leading exercises test comprehension and help students build effective web research skills, develop design awareness, and strengthen their critical thinking about current issues in today’s technology. Written in a clear and engaging style, WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 6E helps your students establish a strong foundation in contemporary web design skills while gaining a strong understanding of today’s most relevant web topics, including SEO, HTML, and responsive web design. Now available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live HTML integrated development environment directly within MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337277938

New Perspectives on HTML 5 and CSS: Comprehensive : Comprehensive, 8e

New Perspectives on HTML 5 and CSS: Comprehensive : Comprehensive, 8e

Equip your students to compete successfully in today's high-tech workforce with Carey's NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 8E and MindTap digital resources. Students learn fundamental design concepts as they build websites using real-world case scenarios. Specially designed activities help develop logic, design, troubleshooting, and creativity. The professional projects can even become part of students' portfolios. Learners are guided through increasingly challenging hands-on labs -- advancing from code snippets and debugging to assessments and capstone projects. Students further refine skills as short Coding Challenges check their understanding and Debugging Challenges teach how to fix syntax errors in an existing web page. In addition, MindTap's educational integrated development environment (IDE) provides immediate feedback, scoring and auto-grading. Tutorials, based on realistic case problems, strengthen problem-solving skills as students complete exercises and create websites in a professional environment. STUDENT EDITION: 9780357107140

Video Basics, 8e

Video Basics, 8e

Drawing from Herbert Zettl's vast expertise as an Emmy award–winning producer, director, and innovator, VIDEO BASICS, 8th Edition, delivers the most authoritative, current, and technically accurate student guide to video production available. Meeting the need for a briefer book than the more comprehensive TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK, the eighth edition of VIDEO BASICS presents thorough yet streamlined video instruction that can be covered in a single semester. It moves students from video concepts and processes to production tools and techniques, and, ultimately, the production environment (studio and field, indoors and out) and its effects. A more conceptual framework leads students from the idea (what to create) to the image (how to create) on video. In addition, the accompanying MindTap Radio, Television & Film provides an interactive digital experience to help students ensure their course success. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305950863

Sight, Sound, Motion : Applied Media Aesthetics, 8e

Sight, Sound, Motion : Applied Media Aesthetics, 8e

Media aesthetics have gained prominence with the dramatic advances in the digital technology of video and electronic cinema, making Herb Zettl’s SIGHT SOUND MOTION: APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS more applicable than ever. The Eighth Edition continues to be the most comprehensive book on the market, not only describing the major aesthetic image elements -- light and color, space, time-motion, and sound -- but also presenting in-depth coverage on how they are creatively used in television and film. Zettl’s thorough coverage of aesthetic theory and the application of that theory place this contemporary and highly relevant text in a class by itself. It equips students to think critically about media aesthetics and apply them to production situations. Richly illustrated and now presented in full color, this edition features strong visuals that often draw on traditional art forms, such as painting, sculpture, and dance. A comprehensive digital learning solution is available through MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305578906

Visualization, Modeling, and Graphics for Engineering Design, 2e

Visualization, Modeling, and Graphics for Engineering Design, 2e

Created for the next generation of engineering professionals, VISUALIZATION, MODELING, AND GRAPHICS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN, Second Edition, combines coverage of traditional drafting essentials and the cutting-edge technology and methods today's professionals need to master for career success. This versatile text provides a strong grounding in fundamentals including core design skills, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, sketching and drawing, and industry- and discipline-specific applications, even while recognizing how computers have enabled visualizing and modeling techniques that have changed the engineering design process. Working from this modern perspective, the authors explore critical process phases such as creative thinking, product ideation, and advanced analysis, as well as problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills essential for today's engineers and technicians.

In addition to numerous updates to reflect the latest technology and trends, the Second Edition of this groundbreaking text features a more streamlined presentation, with a mix of printed and online chapters and a highly modular structure that make it easy to customize coverage for specific courses or interests. New teaching and learning resources are available online as well, including a Web-based Mind Tap supplement with interactive quizzes and more than 100 multimedia animations and video clips. STUDENT EDITION: 9781285172958

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Programming & Software Development

Java Programming, 9e (AP Computer Science, A)

Java Programming, 9e (AP Computer Science, A)

Discover the power of Java™ for developing applications today when you trust the engaging, hands-on approach in Farrell's JAVA PROGRAMMING, 9E. Even if you're a first-time programmer, JAVA PROGRAMMING can show you how to quickly start developing useful programs, all while still mastering the basic principles of structured and object-oriented programming. Unique, reader-friendly explanations and meaningful programming exercises emphasize business applications and game creation while useful debugging exercises and contemporary case problems further expand your understanding. Additional digital learning resources within MindTap provide interactive learning tools as well as coding IDE (Integrated Development Environment) labs for practicing and expanding your skills. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337397070

Invitation to Computer Science, 8e (AP Computer Science Principles)

Invitation to Computer Science, 8e (AP Computer Science Principles)

Offer a contemporary overview of computer science with Schneider/Gersting's best-selling INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, 8E. This flexible, non-language-specific text uses an algorithm-centered approach to provide a foundation in computing. Learning objectives and a clear hierarchy help introduce algorithms, hardware, virtual machines, software development, applications of computing, and social issues. Updated exercises and practice problems challenge students to analyze, evaluate, and approach problems creatively. Special interest boxes and timely content highlight topics such as privacy, drones, cloud computing, and net neutrality. Optional online modules for C++, Java, Python, C#, and Ada integrate seamlessly for the flexibility to teach a specific programming language. Optional MindTap provides study tools and a digital Lab Manual and lab software with 20 laboratory projects.

This is one of 2 Cengage titles listed on the AP College Board as an example textbook for the AP Computer Science Principles Exam. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337561914

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2018: Comprehensive, 20e (HS level Intro to Computer Science with Python)

New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2018: Comprehensive, 20e (HS level Intro to Computer Science with Python)

Give students a full understanding of today’s digital world with the cohesive framework and complete coverage in NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2018, COMPREHENSIVE. Leading technology author June Parsons provides the latest updates on emerging technology with engaging learning features, informative visuals and hands-on activities proven to increase learning effectiveness. An insightful overview highlights the evolution of today's digital technology as well as virtual reality, augmented reality, the Internet of Things, and the sharing economy that has emerged with apps such as Uber, Etsy, and Airbnb. Extensive coverage of social media and online security examines concepts behind today’s technology trends. Students explore the underlying principles supporting current digital devices with a focus on connectivity. This edition includes a hands-on programming module ideal to help students with no prior coding experience learn programming with immediate success using Python™. STUDENT EDITION: 9781305951495

Fundamentals of Python : First Programs, 2e

Fundamentals of Python : First Programs, 2e

Present the required fundamentals of computer science while preparing students for further study with the unique, appealing approach in Lambert's FUNDAMENTALS OF PYTHON: FIRST PROGRAMS. Students start with simple algorithmic code before they scale into functions, objects, and classes as problems become more complex and require new abstraction mechanisms. Rather than confining students to numeric or text-based applications like other introductory texts, this book builds motivation by presenting graphics, image manipulation, GUIs, and simple networked client/server applications. The author uses Python's standard Turtle graphics module to introduce graphics and provide open source frameworks for easy image processing and GUI application development. Readable, thorough coverage and contemporary content engage your students as they work with applications similar to those they use every day. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337560092

Programming Logic & Design, Comprehensive, 9e

Programming Logic & Design, Comprehensive, 9e

Teach student programmers the fundamental principles of developing structured program logic and prepare them for success with Joyce Farrell’s PROGRAMMING LOGIC AND DESIGN, COMPREHENSIVE, 9E. A popular choice for foundational programming, this comprehensive book takes a unique, language-independent approach to programming with a distinctive emphasis on modern conventions. Noted for its clear writing style and complete coverage, the book eliminates highly technical jargon while introducing universal programming concepts and ensuring strong programming style and logical thinking.

Frequent side notes and Quick Reference boxes clarify important programming concepts while chapter objectives, concise summaries, and key terms guide learning. End-of-chapter practice provides multiple-choice review as well as programming, gaming, and debugging exercises, and a maintenance exercise that challenges students to improve working logic. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337102070

Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications: Comprehensive

Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications: Comprehensive

Introduce your students to the fundamentals of Microsoft® Visual Basic with the step-by-step, visual approach and professional programming opportunities in MICROSOFT® VISUAL BASIC® 2017 FOR WINDOWS® APPLICATIONS: INTRODUCTORY. This edition’s innovative, step-by-step presentation blends insightful demonstrations of professional programs with in-depth discussions of programming concepts and techniques. Students practice what they’ve learned with numerous independent programming assignments in each chapter. This new volume retains the most effective, popular features from previous editions while emphasizing the changing development process in today’s increasingly mobile-oriented world. Use this edition to provide a strong initial foundation for the number one job in today’s tech sector -- app development -- as your students gain a valuable understanding of Windows® programming for 2017. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337102117

C++ Programming : From Problem Analysis to Program Design, 8e

C++ Programming : From Problem Analysis to Program Design, 8e

Introduce your students to programming with C++ using today’s definitive choice for teaching a first programming language course -- C++ PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN, 8E. D.S. Malik’s time-tested, student-centered methodology incorporates a strong focus on problem-solving with full-code examples that vividly demonstrate the hows and whys of applying programming concepts and utilizing C++ to work through problems. Thoroughly updated end-of-chapter exercises, more than 20 extensive new programming exercises, and numerous new examples drawn from Dr. Malik’s experience further strengthen student understanding of problem solving and program design in this new edition. Students review the new features of C++ 14 Standard with timely discussions that further ensure this edition is the best choice to meet the needs of your modern CS1 course. Now available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337102087

Microsoft Visual C#: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, 7e

Microsoft Visual C#: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, 7e

Guide beginning programmers through the fundamentals of the C# language using its most recent features with Farrell's MICROSOFT® VISUAL C# 2017: AN INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING, 7E. Approachable examples and a clear presentation help students build a strong background in both structured and object-oriented programming concepts. Students master critical fundamental skills that easily transfer to other programming languages. This edition incorporates the most recent versions of both C# and Visual Studio to ensure students have the latest skills necessary for professional success. Hands-on features, video lessons, new debugging exercises, programming exercises, and running case studies keep students actively engaged. Now available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap. A full selection of instructor support provides the tools to reinforce the solid programming skills your students need. STUDENT EDITION: 9781337102100

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2020-2021 Career and Technical Education Catalog

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Partnership with Precision Exams for Stackable, Industry-Aligned Certifications

Partnership with Precision Exams for Stackable, Industry-Aligned Certifications

Precision Exams builds exams from business insights. They meet regularly with industry experts to learn what businesses expect from their workforce and listen to subject-matter experts from various industries to keep knowledge standards up to date and relevant to today’s jobs. National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage, has published Career and Technical Education (CTE) materials that correlate to state and national standards and industry trends for decades. Many of our long-loved titles are correlated to Precision Exams knowledge standards and more are being added every year. Our close partnership with Precision Exams pairs industry-backed certification and performance reporting with sound pedagogy and digital activities. 

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