Computer Literacy
How to Do Everything: Windows 8
How to Do Everything
Windows 8
Paperback      ISBN: 0071805141

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Tap into the power of Windows 8

Maximize the versatile features of Windows 8 on all your devices with help from this hands-on guide. Discover how to customize settings, use the new Start screen and Charms bar, work with gestures on a touchscreen PC, organize and sync data in the cloud, and set up a network. How to Do Everything Windows 8 covers email, video conferencing, web access, peripheral devices, security, and troubleshooting. You'll also get tips for using the entertainment apps to enjoy music, video, photos, games, and much more.

  • Customize Windows 8, group tiles on the Start screen, pin icons to the taskbar, and change settings
  • Manage and back up your files and sync them to the cloud
  • Share files with a Windows 8 Homegroup
  • Surf the web with both versions of Internet Explorer 10, use tabs, organize favorites, and protect your privacy online
  • Print, scan, and fax with Windows 8
  • Communicate via built-in apps--Mail and Messaging--and add Skype
  • Connect to social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, using the People app
  • Enjoy the Music and Video apps and the Xbox Music free streaming service and video store
  • View, manage, and share photos with the new Photos app--including your Facebook, Flickr, and SkyDrive photos
  • Use all the built-in Windows 8 apps and get more from the Windows Store
  • Keep Windows 8 running smoothly and securely
  • Troubleshoot problems and reset or recover your PC
Pogue's Basics: Life: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying Your Day
Pogue's Basics: Life
Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying Your Day
Paperback      ISBN: 1250080436

New York Times Bestseller

Do you know the pinhole-finger trick for seeing without glasses?
Did you realize that booking a hotel room with your phone is cheaper than doing it on your PC?
Do you know how to get the last dregs of ketchup out of the bottle--in one second?

In David Pogue's New York Times bestselling book Pogue's Basics: Tech, the author shared his essential tips and tricks for making all your gadgets seem easier, faster, and less of a hassle to use. In this new book, he widens his focus--to life itself. In these pages, you'll find more than 150 tricks, shortcuts, and cheats for everyday life: house and home, cars, clothing, travel, food, health, and more. This timeless reference book will shed light on priceless bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you--you just never knew

Tips include: Insider cheats for cheap air fare, how to read signs in other languages, the three-cent trick for staying awake behind the wheel, how to know which side of the highway your exit will be on, how to quench a spicy mouth on fire, and much much more

Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps: Covers OS X El Capitan and IOS 9
Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps
Covers OS X El Capitan and IOS 9
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1840787236

Computing is no longer a standalone activity on a single device. Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd Edition will help you to explore the sleek and stylish world of Apple computing - whether you're using just a Mac computer or with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod. In easy steps, it will show you how to:

Get to grips with OS X, then customize your Mac and get organized
Connect to the internet, then use the web for shopping, booking vacations and more
Create letters, documents and budgets
Have fun with photos, music, movies and stay in touch by messages or FaceTime
Use iCloud for storage and Family Sharing
Keep your Apple devices safe and in sync

Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to discover all at your own pace

Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9
Augmented Education: Bringing Real and Virtual Learning Together
Augmented Education
Bringing Real and Virtual Learning Together
Hardcover      ISBN: 1137342811

Including relevant case studies and interviews with practitioners, Augmented Education explores the nature of learning where the 'real world' is augmented by use of the virtual to create new learning possibilities, tools, and environments. and offers insights into the development of a pedagogy that is authentic, inclusive and enjoyable.

Computers for Seniors: Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy Lessons
Computers for Seniors
Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy Lessons
Paperback      ISBN: 159327792x
My Kids Just Gave Me a Computer, What Do I Do Now?

Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step, full-color guide that will take you all the way from pressing the On button on your new computer to being a confident user who can send email to family and friends, shop online safely, read the latest news, watch funny YouTube videos, share cute pictures of your grandkids, check the weather forecast, and much more.

You'll learn to:
-Plug in, set up, and turn on your computer
-Print and share photos of your grandkids, vacations, pets, friends, and special life events
-Install helpful tools like a calendar, money manager, and weather tracker
-Search the internet for news, recipes, gardening tips, sports updates, and anything else that interests you
-Watch entertaining YouTube videos or educational lectures and make video calls to anywhere in the world
-Find and listen to new music (or your favorite classics) and read electronic books
-Email your friends and family
-Stay safe online and keep your private information secure

Computers for Seniors will show you how to get what you really want from your PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humor. Each lesson has small exercises to test your skills and help you practice, to make sure you feel comfortable with what you've learned before you move on.

It's never too late to have fun and get more out of your PC--Computers for Seniors will ease you into the computer generation by guiding you every step of the way.
Computers in Business: K204
Computers in Business
K204
Paperback      ISBN: 0253026644

Faculty at Indiana University's world-renowned Kelley School of Business present this essential introductory guide to the role of computers and other information technologies in business. Like the text for its sister course, K201, Computers in Business: K204 highlights include instruction and applied practice in two of the most widely used commercial software packages: Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel. This volume, however, presents even more challenging applications and projects for honors students. Students learn, via hands-on examples, many of the powerful tools contained in these two platforms, with emphasis on how to analyze real business problems to help make important decisions.

Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion: Information Policy and the Public Library
Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion
Information Policy and the Public Library
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810892715

Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion: Information Policy and the Public Library examines the interrelationships between digital literacy, digital inclusion, and public policy, emphasizing the impacts of these policy decisions on the ability of individuals and communities to successfully participate in the information society. This book is the first detailed consideration of digital literacy and digital inclusion as policy problems and as core issues in information policy and libraries. The unique features of this book include -drawing together the key themes and findings from the discourse on digital literacy and digital inclusion widely spread among many fields; -analyzing digital literacy and digital inclusion as policy issues, both being driven and regulated by policy; -building on a wealth of original research conducted by the authors using different quantitative and qualitative data collection approaches on four different continents when analyzing these issues, providing unique examples, case studies, and perspectives; -using information behavior theory to provide important insights about these issues at individual, community, and political levels; -providing recommendations to inform practice in libraries and help libraries to frame their advocacy for public policies that support literacy and inclusion; and -providing policy recommendations to improve the creation and implementation of policy instruments that promote digital literacy and digital inclusion. The authors of this book have been involved in this research for many years, and their experience provides a broad view across the literature, inherent problems, and national perspectives. This breadth allows this book to offer comprehensive policy recommendations, solutions, and best practices for an area that is fragmented in discourse, practice, and policy.

Digital Literacy for Dummies
Digital Literacy for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 1118962869
Develop and implement essential computer technology--with confidence

Do you want to develop an understanding of technology to enhance your education, career, or personal life, but feel inhibited by your digital literacy? Fear not Written in plain English and absent of undecipherable high-tech jargon, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy to get a grip on computer basics, the Internet, the Cloud, browsing the web, productivity programs and applications for school and the workplace, computer security and privacy, the latest in digital lifestyle topics, and so much more.

  • Walks you through the basics of developing essential computer technology skills
  • Shows you how to gain the digital literacy skills required to succeed in education, at home, and in the workforce
  • Explains how the use of smartphones and digital cameras contribute to digital literacy

With the introduction of 3G and 4G services in emerging countries like India, worldwide Internet usage is increasing exponentially. With this technological growth comes an opportunity for people of all ages and from all walks of life to learn new skills to keep them ahead of the curve. Packed with easy-to-follow explanations and seasoned with a bit of humor and fun, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy and accessible for anyone to harness the power of technology to remain relevant in school or at work.

Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level
Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level
Hardcover      ISBN: 1591404940

The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level is the first reference work to provide comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and theories that define the converging worlds of literacy and technology at the pre-collegiate level. Over 50 international experts have combined their research and practical experience into 35 all-inclusive chapters, redefining the way teaching and learning is dispensed. This authoritative handbook details the needs of teachers, researchers, and scholars through state-of-the-art perspectives, exposing them to new ideas and interesting developments. The Handbook of Research on Literacy in Technology at the K-12 Level should be instrumental in providing access to the latest knowledge in the field.

How to Do Everything Mac, OS X Mountain Lion
How to Do Everything Mac, OS X Mountain Lion
Paperback      ISBN: 0071804404

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Unleash the power of OS X Mountain Lion!

Maximize the amazing features packed into the latest release of Apple's cutting-edge desktop operating system. With coverage of the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, and Mac mini, How to Do Everything: Mac OS X Mountain Lion shows you how to set up and customize your machine for peak performance. Find out what's new, such as Messages, the Notification Center, Reminders, and more. Networking, hardware, security, and troubleshooting are fully explained in this hands-on guide.

  • Manage system preferences
  • Interact with your Mac using Multi-Touch gestures
  • Launch apps and utilities from Launchpad
  • Manipulate open items with Mission Control
  • Connect to the Internet and surf with Safari
  • Video chat with FaceTime
  • Download content from the App Store
  • Stay in touch, on schedule, and organized with Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Messages, Notes, and Reminders
  • Use iWork for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Enjoy multimedia with QuickTime, iPhoto, iTunes, and iMovie
  • Use iCloud to sync data with your iPod, iPad, and iPhone
  • Set up a wired or wireless network
  • Connect external devices via USB and FireWire
  • Troubleshoot, tune, and back up your Mac