Accessible to students from all backgrounds, Computer Science: An Overview, Thirteenth Edition encourages the development of a practical, realistic understanding of the field. Students learn the fundamentals of computing to broaden their understanding of how computing and technology influence the world around them. Features include:
This program is fully correlated to the new College Board’s AP® Computer Science Principles Curriculum Framework.
Most modern programming interfaces use color to aid the programmer’s understanding of code; your computer science textbook should do no less. Now in 4-color, the Thirteenth Edition is ideal for your visual learners. It features many figures and diagrams in addition to utilizing syntax coloring to clarifying code and pseudocode segments in the text.
Social Issues at the end of each chapter are designed for thought and discussion. Use them to start engaging classroom discussion or to launch research assignments culminating in short written or oral reports.