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Computer Applications and Business Information Systems
Paperback: 254 pages
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About the Book
This course text book combines three major topics: information technology terms and concepts, hands-on computer applications (spreadsheets and databases), and basic foundations for managing information systems courses. Designed to be used in a high school or college class where all three topics must be covered in a semester, this book fills the bill where other books usually only cover one of the three topics. More importantly, this book contains hundreds of hands-on assignments and examples that are designed to mimic real life applications of spreadsheets and databases instead of the unfeasible and useless examples often utilized in hands-on textbooks.
About the Author
CJ Rhoads is President and CEO of HPL Consortium, Inc., which develops technology tools to help people connect toward Health, Prosperity, and Leadership. She is also the managing director of HPL 501c3 Institute, which provides those tools to small groups and non-profits at a reduced fee so that they can help underserved populations achieve health, prosperity, and leadership as quickly and as efficiently as possible no matter how much (or little) technical expertise they hold. Rhoads is also a Professor in the College of Business at Kutztown University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship and information technology.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Information Technology
Chapter 2: Networking Hardware
Chapter 3: Computer Hardware
Chapter 4: Network: Internet Software
Chapter 5: Networking Software: World Wide Web and Other Internet Applications
Chapter 6: System Software
Chapter 7: Application Software
Chapter 8: Office Software Basics
Chapter 9: Basic Spreadsheet Concepts
Chapter 10: Spreadsheet Analyzing Business Data
Chapter 11: Advanced Spreadsheet Critical Thinking Concepts
Chapter 12: History, Laws, and Types of Business Information Systems
Chapter 13: Roles, Competition, and Ethics of Information Technology
Chapter 14: Managing Information Systems
Discipline: Professional and Career