For courses in Computer Concepts and Introduction to Computers. Providing overview coverage of computing/IT concepts and applications for introductory courses, Computers meets the needs of contemporary IT education in content, sequence, and depth of presentation. The material in this progressive edition reflects faculty consensus and student interests, spanning the world of information technology. It contains seven core chapters; plus an introduction to e-commerce, database management, IT security, and information systems. This text takes a user approach.