Exploring Information and Software Technology Fourth Edition
Exploring Information and Software Technology Fourth Edition continues to provide a variety of theoretical and practical experiences in an integrated project-based approach that encourages students to analyse, design, develop, test, document, implement and evaluate their own work.
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PDF Textbook chapters
Preliminary pages [PDF 1.5Mb]
Chapter 1: Projects and project development [PDF 6.0Mb]
Chapter 2: Artificial intelligence, simulation and modelling [PDF 6.5Mb]
Chapter 3: Authoring and multimedia [PDF 6.4Mb]
Chapter 4: Database design [PDF 6.7Mb]
Chapter 5: Digital media [PDF 8.4Mb]
Chapter 6: The internet and website development [PDF 6.7Mb]
Chapter 7: Networking systems [PDF 4.4Mb]
Chapter 8: Robotics and automated systems [PDF 6.3Mb]
Chapter 9: Software development and programming [PDF 7.6Mb]
Glossary [PDF 1.7Mb]
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Teacher CD content
Additional chapter reviews [PDF 1.82Mb]
Textbook solutions [PDF 3.1Mb]
Textbook chapter review solutions [PDF 731Kb]
Projects [Zipped Word docs 138Kb]
Chapter tests [Zipped Word 220Kb]
Activities - Crosswords [PDF 1.56Mb]
Activities - Word searches [PDF 1.3Mb]
Activities - Case studies [Zipped Word docs 257Kb]
Student CD-ROM tests [Zipped HTML quizzes 144Kb]
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All teaching programs
Download all teaching programs [Zip 2.9mb]
Introduction to the course [PDF; 316 KB]
Option 1 [PDF; 380 KB]
Option 2 [PDF; 328 KB]
Option 3 [PDF; 308 KB]
Option 4 [PDF; 312 KB]
Option 5 [PDF; 380 KB]
Option 6 [PDF; 380 KB]
Option 7 [PDF; 312 KB]
Option 8 [PDF; 380 KB]
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History of computing
Authoring and multimedia
Robotics and automated systems
Internet and website development
Software development and programming
Artificial intelligence, simulation and modelling