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Computer Literacy
Getting the Most from Your PC



September 1998 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Want a quick and friendly guide on how to use all the programs on your PC? Computer Literacy will help you get the most from your computer. Written by two social scientists, this book gives academics, researchers and students the information they need on how to analyze data, format a manuscript, get information from the Internet, and do some basic statistical programming. This indispensable guide offers chapters prefaced with learning objectives;`tips' and `steps' to facilitate important operations; and end-of-chapter exercises to put into practice the chapter's lessons.
 
Introduction
 
Computer Hardware
 
Computer Software
 
Communication among Computers
 
The Internet
 
Word Processing
 
Spreadsheets
 
Relational Databases
 
Graphics, Sound, Multimedia and Presentations
 
Essentials of Programming
 
Statistical Programming
 
Real-Time and Batch Programming

"Bernstein and Havig provide a wonderful structure, including chapters on computer hardware, software, communication among computers, the internet, word processing, spreadsheets, relational databases, graphics, sound, multimedia, presentations, and chapters on programming essentials, statistical programming, and real-time and batch programming. . . Recommended for new computer users reading information about Microsoft products." 

H.J. Bender
formerly of University of Maryland University College, Choice

Ira H. Bernstein

Prof. Bernstein has a long background in both experimental psychology and the study of individual differences. Much of his work involves medical applications including opthalmology, pain management, and psychiatry. After spending many years at the University of Texas at Arlington, he joined the faculty at UT Southwestern because of his work on a collaborative project with Dr. A. John Rush, former associate chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences and professor of Psychiatry. He also holds an adjoint appointment in the School of Health Professions. More About Author

Paul Havig

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