Table of Contents

PART 1 :Computing Fundamentals

CHAPTER 1: Computer Basics

  • LESSON 1-1 What Is a Computer? 
  • LESSON 1-2 What Is Computer Hardware? 
  • LESSON 1-3 What Is Computer Software? 
  • LESSON 1-4 What Is Troubleshooting? 
  • Chapter 1 Review 

CHAPTER 2 Understanding Computers

  • LESSON 2-1 Exploring Computer Systems  
  • LESSON 2-2 Basic Programming Concepts 
  • LESSON 2-3 Group and Individual Computing  
  • LESSON 2-4 Mobile Devices 
  • LESSON 2-5 Internet Connections   
  • Chapter 2 Review 

CHAPTER 3 Input/Output Basics

  • LESSON 3-1 Basic Input Devices  
  • LESSON 3-2 Basic Output Devices 
  • Chapter 3 Review 

CHAPTER 4 Understanding Specialized Input/Output

  • LESSON 4-1 Specialized Input Devices  
  • LESSON 4-2 Specialized Output Devices  
  • Chapter 4 Review 

CHAPTER 5 Storage Basics

  • LESSON 5-1 Understanding Computer Storage 
  • LESSON 5-2 Classifying Storage Devices  
  • LESSON 5-3 Common Storage Devices  
  • Chapter 5 Review 
CHAPTER 6 Understanding How Data Storage Works
  • LESSON 6-1 Understanding Hard Drives and Flash Drives 
  • LESSON 6-2 Optical Storage Devices  
  • LESSON 6-3 Storage Trends  
  • Chapter 6 Review 
CHAPTER 7 Software Basics
  • LESSON 7-1 Introducing the Operating System 
  • LESSON 7-2 Operating Systems and Utilities 
  • LESSON 7-3 Application Basics 
  • Chapter 7 Review  
CHAPTER 8 Understanding Software
  • LESSON 8-1 Exploring the Operating System  
  • LESSON 8-2 Exploring System Utilities 
  • LESSON 8-3 Mobile Apps and Messaging Systems 
  • Chapter 8 Review
PART 2: Key Applications
CHAPTER 9 Application Basics
  • LESSON 9-1 Selecting Application Software 
  • LESSON 9-2 Obtaining Application Software Legally 
  • LESSON 9-3 Getting Started with an Application 
  • Chapter 9 Review 
CHAPTER 10 Understanding Applications
  • LESSON 10-1 Examining Types of Application Software 
  • LESSON 10-2 Application Documentation and Versions
  • LESSON 10-3 Using Application Software 
  • Chapter 10 Review 
CHAPTER 11 Word Processing Basics
  • LESSON 11-1 Creating a Document 
  • LESSON 11-2 Basic Document Editing 
  • LESSON 11-3 Basic Document Formatting 
  • LESSON 11-4 Basics of Desktop Publishing 
  • Chapter 11 Review 
CHAPTER 12 Using a Word-Processing Application
  • LESSON 12-1 Viewing a Document 
  • LESSON 12-2 Enhancing a Document 
  • LESSON 12-3 Formatting and Printing 
  • LESSON 12-4 Making and Tracking Edits 
  • Chapter 12 Review 
 CHAPTER 13 Spreadsheet Basics
  • LESSON 13-1 Exploring Spreadsheets 
  • LESSON 13-2 Entering and Editing Data 
  • LESSON 13-3 Using Formulas 
  • LESSON 13-4 Integrating Spreadsheet Data 
  • Chapter 13 Review 
CHAPTER 14 Understanding Spreadsheets
  • LESSON 14-1 Using Functions in a Worksheet 
  • LESSON 14-2 Automatic Spreadsheet Features
  • LESSON 14-3 Formatting and Managing Worksheets 
  • LESSON 14-4 Creating Effective Spreadsheets  
  • Chapter 14 Review 
CHAPTER 15 Database Basics
  • LESSON 15-1 The Essentials of a Database 
  • LESSON 15-2 Types of Database Programs 
  • LESSON 15-3 Database Techniques 
  • Chapter 15 Review 373
 
CHAPTER 16 Understanding Databases
  • LESSON 16-1 Creating an Effective Database 
  • LESSON 16-2 Maintaining an Efficient Database 
  • LESSON 16-3 Using Queries and Filters 
  • Chapter 16 Review 
CHAPTER 17 Digital Graphics Basics
  • LESSON 17-1 Digital Graphics and Their Uses 
  • LESSON 17-2 Exploring Graphics Programs 
  • LESSON 17-3 Working with Graphics 
  • Chapter 17 Review 
CHAPTER 18 Understanding Digital Graphics
  • LESSON 18-1 Preparing Computer Graphics 
  • LESSON 18-2 Exploring Image Editing Programs 
  • LESSON 18-3 Draw and Animation Features  
  • Chapter 18 Review 
CHAPTER 19 Presentation Basics
  • LESSON 19-1 Exploring Presentation Software 
  • LESSON 19-2 Creating Presentations 
  • LESSON 19-3 Previewing Presentations  
  • Chapter 19 Review 
CHAPTER 20 Enhancing Presentations
  • LESSON 20-1 Presentation Options 
  • LESSON 20-2 Developing Presentations
  • LESSON 20-3 Enhancing and Finalizing Presentations 
  • Chapter 20 Review 
CHAPTER 21 Multimedia Basics
  • LESSON 21-1 Introducing Multimedia 
  • LESSON 21-2 Multimedia File Formats 
  • LESSON 21-3 Introducing Virtual Reality 
  • Chapter 21 Review 
CHAPTER 22 Understanding Multimedia
  • LESSON 22-1 Exploring Multimedia 
  • LESSON 22-2 Developing Multimedia 
  • LESSON 22-3 Exploring Virtual Reality 
  • Chapter 22 Review 
PART 3: Living Online
 
CHAPTER 23 Telecommunications
  • LESSON 23-1 Telephone Systems 
  • LESSON 23-2 Integrating Computers with Telephones 
  • LESSON 23-3 Exploring High-Speed Telecommunications 
  • Chapter 23 Review
CHAPTER 24 Networking Basics
  • LESSON 24-1 Introducing Computer Networks 
  • LESSON 24-2 Local Area Networks 
  • LESSON 24-3 Wide Area Networks  
  • Chapter 24 Review 
CHAPTER 25 Building Networks
  • LESSON 25-1 Connecting Computers 
  • LESSON 25-2 Creating Local Area Networks 
  • LESSON 25-3 Connecting Remote Networks 
  • Chapter 25 Review 
CHAPTER 26 Internet Basics
  • LESSON 26-1 What Is the Internet? 
  • LESSON 26-2 Connecting to the Internet 
  • LESSON 26-3 Programs for Using the Internet 
  • Chapter 26 Review 
CHAPTER 27 Using the Internet
  • LESSON 27-1 Internet Structure 
  • LESSON 27-2 The Internet Domain Name System 
  • Chapter 27 Review 
CHAPTER 28 Web Basics
  • LESSON 28-1 Understanding the Web 
  • LESSON 28-2 Web Browsing 
  • LESSON 28-3 Exploring e-Commerce 
  • Chapter 28 Review 
CHAPTER 29 Using the Web
  • LESSON 29-1 Understanding Hypertext 
  • LESSON 29-2 Designing for the Web 
  • LESSON 29-3 Working on the Web 
  • LESSON 29-4 Conducting Business Online 
  • Chapter 29 Review 
CHAPTER 30 Personal Communications Basics
  • LESSON 30-1 Using Email 
  • LESSON 30-2 Avoiding Email Problems 
  • LESSON 30-3 Remote Communications Tools 
  • Chapter 30 Review 
CHAPTER 31 Understanding Personal Communications
  • LESSON 31-1 Understanding Email Systems 
  • LESSON 31-2 Organizing with Email and Digital Calendars 
  • LESSON 31-3 Understanding Communications Tools 
  • Chapter 31 Review 
CHAPTER 32 Issues for Computer Users
  • LESSON 32-1 Privacy Online 
  • LESSON 32-2 All About Cybercrime 
  • LESSON 32-3 Avoiding Cybercrime 
  • Chapter 32 Review 
CHAPTER 33 Using Computers Responsibly
  • LESSON 33-1 Computer Ethics 
  • LESSON 33-2 Understanding Copyright Laws 
  • Chapter 33 Review
CHAPTER 34 21st Century Skills
  • LESSON 34-1 Skills for Success 
  • LESSON 34-2 Communicating and Collaborating 
  • LESSON 34-3 Living with Technology 
  • Chapter 34 Review 
CHAPTER 35 Career Skills
  • LESSON 35-1 Identify Career Opportunities 
  • LESSON 35-2 Employability Skills 
  • LESSON 35-3 Workplace Environments 
  • Chapter 35 Review 
APPENDIX A: Web Page Development and Computer Programming
  • LESSON A-1 Web Page Development 
  • LESSON A-2 Computer Programming 
  • Appendix A Review