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Print and Digital Covers of Seguin’s COMPUTER Concepts

About the Courseware

Seguin's COMPUTER Concepts, Fourth Edition, provides instruction that helps students achieve a basic understanding of the components that comprise computer hardware, system software, application software, internet connectivity and resources, social media, and the security and privacy issues related to technology. 

Copyright: 2023

Author: Denise Seguin, Fanshawe College

  1. Living in a Digital World
  2. Exploring the World Using the Internet
  3. Computer Hardware
  4. The Operating System and Utility Programs
  5. Application Software
  6. Using Social Media to Connect and Communicate
  7. Computer Security and Privacy
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Drive Student Success with Cirrus™ 2.0

Seguin's COMPUTER Concepts, Fourth Edition, powered by Paradigm’s Cirrus platform, integrates seamlessly with Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, and Moodle. Students and educators can access all course material anytime, anywhere through a live internet connection. Cirrus provides students with the same learning experience whether they are using a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Course content is digitally delivered in a series of scheduled assignments that report to a grade book, thus tracking student progress and achievement through Cirrus’s complete solution.

Dynamic Training

This courseware includes the following interactive assignments to guide student learning.

  • Watch and Learn Lessons 
  • Guide and Practice Tutorials 
  • Hands On Activities 

Section Review and Assessment Activities

Cirrus reinforces and assesses student learning through the following section activities.

  • Hands on Practice Activities
  • Exercises and Projects
  • Features Summary
  • Skills Review
  • Skills Assessment
  • Skills Exams
  • Multiple-choice Concept Exams
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Instructor Resources for Seguin's COMPUTER Concepts

All instructor resources are available through Cirrus and visible only to instructors. The instructor materials include the following items:

  • Grading rubrics for evaluating responses to chapter assessments
  • Lesson blueprints with teaching hints, lecture tips, and discussion questions
  • Syllabus suggestions and course planning resources
  • Topic-based quizzes
  • Chapter-based exams
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We'd love the opportunity to show you how Seguin's COMPUTER Concepts, Fourth Edition, and Cirrus build students' skills and eliminate many of the obstacles that can prevent them from being prepared for the first week of class and successful throughout the course.

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