Table of Contents

PART 1: COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS

Unit 1: Exploring Computers

1. Computer Basics

2. Understanding Computers

Unit 2: Exploring Input and Output

3. Input/Output Basics

4. Understanding Specialized Input/Output

Unit 3: Analyzing Storage

5. Storage Basics

6. Understanding How Data Storage Works

Unit 4: Exploring System Software

7. System Software Basics

8. Understanding System Software

Operating System Activities

PART 2: APPLICATIONS

Unit 1: Analyzing Applications

9. Application Basics

10. Understanding Applications

Unit 2: Word Processing

11. Word-Processing Basics

12. Using a Word-Processing Application

Word Processing Activities

Unit 3: Spreadsheets

13. Spreadsheet Basics

14. Understanding Spreadsheets

Spreadsheet Activities

Unit 4: Databases

15. Database Basics

16. Understanding Databases

Database Activities

Unit 5: Graphics

17. Graphics Basics

18. Understanding Graphics

Graphics Activities

Unit 6: Presentation Programs

19. Presentation Basics

20. Enhancing Presentations

Presentation Activities

Unit 7: Multimedia

21. Multimedia Basics

22. Understanding Multimedia

Multimedia Activities

PART 3: COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS

Unit 1: Communications

23. Communications Basics

24. Understanding Communications

Unit 2: Networks

25. Networking Basics

26. Using Networks

Unit 3: The Internet

27. Internet Basics

28. Using the Internet

Unit 4: The World Wide Web

29. World Wide Web Basics

30. Using the Web

Web Activities

Unit 5: E-Mail and Other Messaging Systems

31. Personal Communications Basics

32. Understanding Personal Communications

E-Mail Acitivites

Unit 6: Online Safety

33. Issues for Computer Users

34. Using Computers Responsibly

Unit 7: Employability Skills

35. 21st Century Skills

36. Career Skills

Unit 8: IC3 GS5 Review (Available Online)

37. Computing Fundamentals

38. Key Applications Features

39. Living Online

Appendix A: Microsoft® Office 2013 Key Activity Procedures

Appendix B: Keyboarding Essentials Activities

Appendix C: Web Page Development and Computer Programming

Glossary

Index