Computing has changed radically over the past few years and has
readily adopted new technologies, especially, in recent years, in
networking and the Internet. At one time it mainly involved computer
architecture and computing programming.
It now encapsulates many
areas, from operating systems and processes to networking and the
Internet. This book tries to cover some of these areas by investigating
most of the key areas of computing.
On-line tests. Each chapter has a related on-line test,
along with a complete on-line test taken from a database of all
the material from the book. Extra material. Fun quizzes. This includes tests, such as networking hangman,
and an Internet IQ test. Registration and automated email updates. Tutors and students
can register from the WWW site, and will be kept up to date with
activities relating to the book. Sample lectures. This includes an outline of the lectures
for each of the chapters. Chapter presentations. This includes presentations for each
of the units, in PPT, Flash, and PDF formats. Source code. All the related source code can be downloaded
from the WWW site. Teacher notes and sample schedules. This shows examples of
lesson plans and sched-ules. Sample exam questions and FAQs.