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Test Bank for Practical Computing (Computers Are Your Future) (3rd Edition) by Lynn Hogan

By: Hogan
ISBN-10: 132839962
/ ISBN-13: 9780132839969

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Table of contents:

Practical Computing 3rd Edition
Chapter 1
Understanding Computer Applications
Computer Fundamentals
Computer Applications
IN-DEPTH – Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics
Computer Careers
A LOOK BACK – General History of the Digital Computer
Computer Types
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Supercomputer Applications
Software (general terminology and discussion of basics)
Application Software
Productivity Software
Word Processing
Presentation
Spreadsheet
Database
IN-DEPTH – Microsoft Office 2010 (Computing on the Go)
Entertainment and Multimedia Software
Image Editing Software
Educational and Reference Software
Gaming Software
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Input, Processing, Output, and Storage (a computer system defined)
Using and Acquiring Software
Web-based Software
Shareware and Freeware
IN-DEPTH – Download Software or Purchase CD?
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Computer Memory (RAM) and Computer Storage (CD, Hard disk, Flash memory)
Installing and Uninstalling Software
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Identifying Available Memory and Storage Space
IN-DEPTH – Uninstalling vs. Deleting
System Software
Operating System
Microsoft Windows
Linux
Mac OS
A LOOK BACK – The Evolution of Microsoft Windows
Utility Software
File Compression Utiliites
System Maintenance Utilities
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Performing and Scheduling System Maintenance (Defragmenting, Error Checking, Task Scheduler)
System Diagnostics
System Backup
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Using the Windows Action Center
Chapter 2
Understanding the Operating System and File Management
Operating System Basics
GUI
Hardware Management
Software Coordination
Memory Management
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – The Boot Process and ROM
Windows 7 Desktop
Icons and Gadgets
A LOOK BACK – The Development of MS-DOS and the First Microcomputers
Taskbar
Start Menu
Customizing the Taskbar
Notification Area
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Working with the Desktop and Taskbar
Windows Management
Opening, Closing, Maximizing, and Restoring Windows
Resizing and Moving Windows
Working with Multiple Windows
Aero Peek
Windows Snap
Arranging Windows
IN-DEPTH – Windows Upgrade and Windows Update
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Managing Windows
Customizing a Computer System
Changing the Background and Screen Saver
Understanding Screen Resolution
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Selecting a Microcomputer
Managing Peripherals
Working with User Accounts
IN-DEPTH – The Contributions of Apple, Inc.
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Customizing the Desktop
Managing Files and Folders
System Folders and Windows Explorer
Creating Folders
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Flash Memory
IN-DEPTH – Tips for Creating a Workable Folder Structure
Saving Files to Folders
Selecting Multiple Files and Folders
IN-DEPTH – Moving Folders From One Location to Another
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Creating Folders and Files
Windows Search
Search From the Start Menu
Search From Windows Explorer
IN-DEPTH – Using Wildcards When Searching
Windows Help
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Searching and Using Windows Help
A LOOK BACK – The History of Digital Computers
Chapter 3
Navigating the Internet
Understanding the Internet
Internet Applications
URLs
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Chrome
Hyperlinks
Favorites
History
Browser Security
A LOOK BACK – The Evolution of the World Wide Web
Connecting to the Internet
Broadband
IN-DEPTH – Free Internet Connection
Home Computer Wireless Connection
Connecting with a SmartPhone
IN-DEPTH – Tips for Using Public WIFI
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Surfing the Web
Searching the Internet
Search Engines
IN-DEPTH – BING and Google
Search Techniques
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Creating a Web Page
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Searching the Web
Downloading From the Internet
Why and How to Download
Safeguards When Downloading
IN-DEPTH – Downloading vs. Uploading
Societal Issues of the Internet
Consumer Security
Inappropriate Web Sites
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Exploring Sites Promoting Internet Security and Appropriate Web Protocol
Chapter 4
Working with PowerPoint
Understanding PowerPoint
Identifying an Audience
Beginning and Opening a PowerPoint Presentation
PowerPoint Views
Navigating a Presentation in Slide Show
Saving a Presentation
Modifying a Presentation
Editing Slides
Managing Slides
Working with Themes
Changing Slide Layout
Previewing and Printing a Presentation
Including Headers and Footers
Modifying Print Properties
Inserting Objects
Adding ClipArt and Pictures
Creating Charts
Working with Tables
Exploring SmartArt
Including Shapes and Text Boxes
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Creating a PowerPoint Presentation and Adding Objects
Adding Multimedia
Working with Music
Including Videos
Editing Multimedia
Broadcasting a Slide Show
Adding Transitions and Animation
Creating a Photo Album
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Including Multimedia in a PowerPoint Presentation
Chapter 5
Working with Word
Understanding Word
Beginning and Opening a Word Document
Word Views
Navigating a Document
Saving a Document
Modifying a Document
Selecting Text
Character Formatting
Paragraph Formatting
Document Formatting
Setting Tabs
Checking Spelling and Grammar
Finding and Replacing Text
Cutting, Copying and Pasting
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Creating and Editing a Word Document
Working with Word Options
Previewing and Printing a Document
Including Headers and Footers
Modifying Print Properties
Inserting Objects
Adding ClipArt and Pictures
Including WordArt
Adding Tables
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Working with Word Objects
Chapter 6
Working with Excel
Understanding Excel
Beginning and Opening an Excel Workbook
Excel Views
Navigating a Worksheet
Saving a Workbook
Modifying a Worksheet
Editing Cell Contents
Including Formulas
Adjusting Alignment
Changing Row Height and Column Width
Copying and Moving Cell Contents
Absolute and Relative Referencing
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Creating and Editing a Workbook
Working with Multiple Worksheets
Renaming, Moving, and Delete Worksheets
Creating Linking Formulas
Working with Functions
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Working with Functions and Multiple Worksheets
Chapter 7
Understanding Networking and Computer Security
Networking Basics
Peer-to-Peer Networks
Client/server Networks
Creating a Home Computer Network
Wired and Wireless Networks
Home Networking Equipment
Securing a Home Computer Network
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – War Driving
Home Computer Security
Viruses
IN-DEPTH – Virus symptoms
Hackers
Spyware and Malware
IN-DEPTH – Cookies
Phishing
IN-DEPTH – Prevention of Identity Theft
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Testing a Computer’s Vulnerability
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Denial of Service (DoS) Attack
Windows 7 and Internet Explorer Security Features
Windows Firewall
Windows Defender
User Account Control
Action Center
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Exploring Windows 7 Security
Windows Update
IE Security and Privacy Settings
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Backing up Computer Data
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Adjusting Internet Explorer Security Settings
Chapter 8
Exploring Online Communication and Cloud Computing
Online Communication
E-Mail
IN-DEPTH – Online Etiquette
Blog
Social Networking
IN-DEPTH – Staying Safe Online
Twitter
IN-DEPTH – Using Twitter to Market a Business
Text Message
Instant Message
IN-DEPTH – Wikipedia
Wiki
RSS Feed
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – XML and HTML
A LOOK BACK – The History of E-Mail
Podcast
IN-DEPTH – News Feeds
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Communicating Online
Cloud Computing
IN-DEPTH – Companies Involved in Cloud Computing
Document Sharing and Online Productivity Software
Web Apps and Skydrive
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Windows Live
Google Apps
Zoho
Social Bookmarking
Photo Sharing
IN-DEPTH – Photo Sites
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Sharing Files, Documents, and Photos
Chapter 9
Exploring Digital Entertainment and Multimedia Applications
A Definition of Digital
Digital Photography
Digital Camera Specifications
IN-DEPTH – Photo Sharing Sites
Transferring Pictures to a Computer
Sharing Digital Pictures
A LOOK BACK – Kodak
Editing Digital Pictures
IN-DEPTH – Image Editing Software
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Using Windows Photo Gallery
Digital Video
Recording Video
IN-DEPTH – Video Editing in Microsoft Office 2010
Transferring Video to a Computer
Uploading Video to YouTube
Editing Video
TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT – Capturing YouTube Video
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Using Windows MovieMaker
Music
Downloading Music
IN-DEPTH – Legal Considerations When Downloading Multimedia
Using Portable Music Players
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY – Including Music and Video in PowerPoint
Business Applications
Video Conferencing
Broadcasting PowerPoint
Appendix
Learning Platforms
Blackboard
Angel
Moodle
Myitlab


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