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Principles of Information Technology

Principles of Information Technology
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By: Kathleen M. Austin and Lorraine N. Bergkvist

ISBN: 978-1-63126-464-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2017
Subject: Information Technology
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $106.64
School Price: $79.98


Principles of Information Technology affords an opportunity to build and refine knowledge and skills in the IT world. This text is laid out in a logical, conceptual progression. The student begins by learning about the basic ins and outs of information technology, progresses to applications that will likely be used in the workplace, and finishes by learning about the interconnectivity that runs in daily life.
  • The text is organized into three units to align with the areas of IC3 Digital Literacy Certification—Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. This organization provides an opportunity for students to learn concepts in the context of each certification area.
  • IC3 objectives are outlined at the beginning of each chapter and called out within the chapter where the material is covered. These highlighted IC3 objectives help students focus learning on certification content.
  • Section reviews include a sample of the types of questions presented on the IC3 exams. Answering the questions in the reviews provides an opportunity for students to practice for certification exams.
  • Features such as STEM, Green Tech, Career Skills, and Ethics offer insights into issues that will be encountered in school, the workplace, and personal life. Reading these features exposes students to real-world information to help them become better employees and individuals.
This text will help students prepare for taking the Certiport IC3 Digital Literacy Certification exams. IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is a well-respected and internationally recognized credential. The three areas of IC3 certification are Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. For more information on IC3 certification, please visit Certiport at www.certiport.com.

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Table of Contents

Computing Fundamentals
  1. Introduction to Information Technology
  2. Hardware
  3. Software
  4. File Management
  5. Purchasing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting

Key Applications
  6. Common Office Application Features
  7. Word-Processing Software
  8. Formal Documents
  9. Presentation Software
10. Spreadsheet Software
11. Advanced Spreadsheet Uses
12. Database Software
Living Online
13. Internet and the World Wide Web
14. Communication Networks
15. Electronic Communication and Collaboration
16. Security, Privacy, and Safety
17. Careers in IT

Look Inside

Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Information Technology)
   sample Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Information Technology)
   sample Chapter 13 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Information Technology)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 13 (PPS, 2.02 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Information Technology)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


Certiport Correlation
   PDF Certiport IC3 Digital Literacy Correlation GS4 (PDF, 143 KB)
   PDF Certiport IC3 Digital Literacy Correlation GS5 (PDF, 186 KB)
CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification
   PDF CompTIA FC0-U51 IT Fundamentals (PDF, 304 KB)
Computer Applications in Business 1
   PDF Computer Applications in Business 1 (PDF, 350 KB)
   PDF Digital Information Technology (PDF, 71 KB)
   PDF Information and Communication Technology (PDF, 436 KB)
South Carolina
Principles of Digital Technology
   PDF Computer Applications (PDF, 126 KB)
   PDF Principles of Information Technology (PDF, 404 KB)
   PDF Introduction to Information Technology (PDF, 545 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Kathleen M. Austin - was a senior lecturer in the School of Information Arts and Technologies at the University of Baltimore. She has participated in the development of many educational multimedia projects. She has authored, co-authored, or contributed to several textbooks, including Consumer Mathematics and Mathematics of the World of Work. She holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctor of Communications Design from the University of Baltimore as well as IC3 certification.

Lorraine N. Bergkvist - is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Baltimore providing instruction in Visual Basic programming, database implementation, and web-page creation. She is also the owner of Federal Hill Résumé Center, which provides professional résumé-writing services as well as consulting and editing in the information technology field. She developed the curriculum and taught the Introduction to Technology course at the University of Baltimore and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. She holds a Master of Education degree from Towson University and IC3 certification and has received several scholarships and grants in the technology field.


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