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Survey of Operating Systems https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260096009.jpeg 6 2020 9781260096002 McGraw-Hill Education is proud to introduce the sixth edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems. This title provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) using numerous illustrations and hands-on activities to build a foundation for success in the IT field empowering students to adapt to different job situations and troubleshoot problems. The new edition features information on mobile operating systems, as well as chapters on subjects peripheral to operating systems, such as computer security, desktop virtualization, and connecting computers and mobile devices to networks.
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Survey of Operating Systems

Survey of Operating Systems, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1260096009 | ISBN13: 9781260096002
By Jane Holcombe, Charles Holcombe

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McGraw-Hill Education is proud to introduce the sixth edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems. This title provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) using numerous illustrations and hands-on activities to build a foundation for success in the IT field empowering students to adapt to different job situations and troubleshoot problems. The new edition features information on mobile operating systems, as well as chapters on subjects peripheral to operating systems, such as computer security, desktop virtualization, and connecting computers and mobile devices to networks.

 1. Introduction to Operating Systems
 2. Computer Security Basics
 3. Desktop Virtualization
 4. Windows 7
 5. Windows 10
 6. Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 207
 7. Apple macOS on the Desktop
 8. Linux on the Desktop
 9. Chromebooks and Chrome OS
10. Connecting Desktops and Laptops to Networks
11. Mobile Operating Systems: iOS and Android
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Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

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  2. Then, under "Find a Title," search by title, author, or subject
  3. Select your desired title, and create a course. (You do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
  4. Go to your Connect course homepage
  5. In the top navigation, select library to access the title's instructor resources

About the Author

Jane Holcombe

Jane Holcombe, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCT, MCSE, CNA, CompTIA CTT+, is a pioneer in the field of PC training. She co-founded a Minnesota training company and has trained technical support personnel nationally for more than 20 years. Jane is a past president of the Twin Cities PC User Group and the coauthor of Survey of Operating Systems and other books.

Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. He has developed and delivered many training courses in addition to authoring or coauthoring several books, including Survey of Operating Systems.

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