BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT by Arnold Burdett, Dan Bowen, Diana Butler
  

Synopsis

BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT by Arnold Burdett, Dan Bowen, Diana Butler

The BCS Glossary is the most authoritative and comprehensive work of its kind. This unrivalled study aid and reference tool has newly updated entries and is divided into themed sections making it more than just a list of definitions. Written in an easily accessible style, it is specifically designed to support those taking computer courses or courses where computers are used, including GCSE, A-Level, ECDL and 14-19 Diplomas in Functional Skills in schools and further education colleges.

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As a computing teacher who has seen a lot of text books over the years, I would recommend the BCS Glossary as the essential companion for students studying the subject at any level. -- Ian Daddo-Langlois New College Telford Remains the essential reference and support for those teaching or taking computer and ICT courses in schools, FE and universities from GCSE level onwards and cannot be recommended highly enough. -- Ian Carey FCIEA The latest edition of the BCS Glossary has been expanded to include developments since 2008 in areas such as mobile broadband, tablets, apps and data storage. Updates include re-location of some definitions to more appropriate sections, expansion of the section on e-payment and comprehensive lists of common abbreviations and acronyms. The text is authoritative yet clear, concise and easily understood. The Glossary is easy to use either by browsing the themed sections or using the comprehensive index. This resource is used by examination boards as a basis for their definitions and remains the essential reference and support for those teaching or taking computer and ICT courses in schools, FE and universities from GCSE level onwards and cannot be recommended highly enough. -- Ian Carey FCIEA ...this is a compact and neat dictionary of terms compiled in a single source. [...[ a handy book to have on the shelf. -- Dr Siraj A. Shaikh FBCS CITP CSci Coventry University

About the Author

Compiled by members of the BCS Academy Glossary Working Party, many of whom are teachers. In creating the glossary, they have drawn heavily upon their many years of experience in the education sector, as well as their detailed knowledge of computing.

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Paperback
470 pages

Author

Arnold Burdett, Dan Bowen, Diana Butler
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Publication date

15th February 2013

ISBN

9781780171500


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