pearson-fluency6 : Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, & Capabilities

fluency6
pearson-fluency6
Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, &...
ISBN : 978-1-61691-930-6
Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, & Capabilities course teaches the foundational ideas of computing. This course contains all the fundamental ideas that underlie the fluency vision. The course is designed for computational thinkers and covers topics such as information technology, human-computer interface, networking fundamentals, information location on the world wide web, and much more.

Here's what you will get

Lessons
Lessons
30+
Quizzes
228+
Flashcards
419+
Glossary of terms
419+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
100+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post-Assessment Questions
100+

Here's what you will learn

  • Computation's Greatest Hits
  • Terms of Endearment
  • Computers, Software, Algorithms
  • The Words for Ideas
  • Summary
  • Short Answers
  • Exercises
  • A Few Useful Concepts
  • Perfect Reproduction
  • What We See and What We Think
  • Summary
  • Short Answers
  • Exercises
  • Comparing Communication Types
  • The Medium of the Message
  • The World Wide Web
  • File Structure
  • Summary
  • Short Answers
  • Exercises
  • Marking Up with HTML
  • Lab Practice I
  • Structuring Documents
  • Lab Practice II
  • Get Into Style with CSS
  • Marking Links and Images
  • Referring to Files
  • Span, Lists, Tables, and Boxes
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • Styling with Class
  • Hovering Above Links
  • HTML Wrap–Up
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Web Search Fundamentals
  • Advanced Searches
  • Web Searching
  • Authoritative Information
  • Truth or Fiction?
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Precision: The High Standards of Computing
  • Debugging: What's the Problem?
  • A Dialog About Debugging
  • Debugging Recap
  • Fixing HTML Bugs: A Case Study
  • No Printer Output: A Classic Scenario
  • Ensuring the Reliability of Software
  • Community Debugging
  • Summary
  • Short Answers
  • Exercises
  • Digitizing Discrete Information
  • Information Representation
  • Binary and Hex
  • Digitizing Numbers in Binary
  • Digitizing Text
  • UTF-8
  • The Metadata and the OED
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Digitizing Color
  • Computing on Representations
  • Digitizing Sound
  • Digital Images and Video
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Multimedia Challenges
  • Bits Are It
  • Summary
  • Short Answers
  • Exercises
  • There's an App for That
  • Software Isn't So Hard
  • Instruction Execution Engine
  • The Program Counter: The PC's PC
  • Instruction Execution
  • Translation
  • Integrated Circuits
  • How Semiconductor Technology Works
  • Combining the Ideas
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Algorithms
  • Algorithms—A Basic Concept
  • A Closer Look
  • Doing the Right Thing
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • The Power of the Crowd
  • Out on Good Behavior
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • Creating Good Passwords
  • Spam
  • Scams
  • Protecting Intellectual Property
  • Creative Commons
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Privacy and Technology
  • A Privacy Definition
  • Enjoying the Benefits of Privacy
  • Fair Information Practices
  • Is There No Privacy?
  • Tracking
  • Cookies
  • Digital Security
  • Prevention
  • Encryption
  • Redundancy Is Very, Very, Very Good
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Arranging Information
  • Computing with Spreadsheets
  • Daily Spreadsheets
  • Importing Data
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercise
  • Designing a Spreadsheet
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Conditional Formulas
  • Naming: Symbolic Reference
  • What If Analysis
  • Analyzing Data Using Filtering
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Differences Between Tables and Databases
  • XML: A Language for Metadata Tags
  • Tables and Entities
  • The Science of Tables
  • SQL: The Language of Databases
  • Structure of a Database
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Thinking About a Personal Database
  • A Preliminary Exercise
  • The iDiary Database
  • Using the iDiary Daily
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Overview: Programming Concepts
  • Names, Values, and Variables
  • Three Basic Data Types of JavaScript
  • The Assignment Statement
  • Lab Practice
  • An Expression and Its Syntax
  • A Conditional Statement
  • The Espresso Program
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Preliminaries
  • Background for the UI
  • Creating the Graphical User Interface
  • Event-Based Programming
  • Critiquing the Bean Counter
  • Bean Counter Recap
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Anatomy of a Function
  • Forms and Functions
  • Writing Functions, Using Functions
  • Customizing Pages
  • Making a Web-Based Phone App
  • Social Functions
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Iteration: Play It Again, Sam
  • JavaScript Rules for for Loops
  • Experiments with Flipping Coins
  • Indexing
  • Arrays
  • It's Magic
  • The Busy Animation
  • Not So Busy Animation
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • The Smooth Motion Application
  • Planning Smooth Motion
  • Build the Basic Web Page UI
  • Animate the Grid
  • The Best Laid Plans . . .
  • Build Controls
  • Sense the Keys
  • Staircase Detection
  • Assemble Overall Design
  • Primp the Design
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Can Computers Think?
  • Acting Intelligently?
  • Watson
  • Acting Creatively?
  • The Universality Principle
  • More Work, Slower Speed
  • Are Best Algorithms All Fast?
  • Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • Two Big Computing Ideas
  • Fluency: Less Is More
  • Lifelong IT Learning
  • Shifting for Yourself
  • Short Answer
  • Exercises
  • HTML5 Reference
  • JavaScript Programming Rules