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Computer Science Illuminated, Sixth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Nell Dale, PhD, University of Texas, Austin
John Lewis, PhD, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • ISBN-13: 9781284055917
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     700 pages      © 2016
Price: $169.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Computer Science Illuminated now includes the newly revised Exploration in Computer Science Lab Manual which includes 23 hands-on labs with applets!

Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of the best-selling text Computer Science Illuminated retains the accessibility and in-depth coverage of previous editions, while incorporating all-new material on cutting-edge issues in computer science. Authored by the award-winning Nell Dale and John Lewis, Computer Science Illuminated’s unique and innovative layered approach moves through the levels of computing from an organized, language-neutral perspective.

Designed for the introductory computing and computer science course, this student-friendly Sixth Edition provides students with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a complete introduction to computing.

With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at

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Features & Benefits

  • Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more
  • Completely revised sections on HTML and CSS
  • Updates regarding Top-Level Domains, Social Networks, and Google Analytics
  • All-new section on Internet management, including ICANN control and net neutrality
  • New design, including fully revised figures and tables
  • New and updated Did You Know callouts are included in the chapter margins
  • New and revised Ethical Issues and Biographies throughout emphasize the history and breadth of computing
  • Available in our customizable PUBLISH platform

Applicable Courses

Ideal for the undergraduate first course in Computer Science. Typical course titles are:

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • CS0
  • Computer Science Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Computing
Laying the Groundwork  
Chapter 1 The Big Picture  
The Information Layer  
Chapter 2 Binary Values and Number Systems  
Chapter 3 Data Representation  
The Hardware Layer  
Chapter 4 Gates and Circuits  
Chapter 5 Computing Components  
The Programming Layer  
Chapter 6 Low-Level Programming Languages and Pseudocode  
Chapter 7 Problem Solving and Algorithms  
Chapter 8 Abstract Data Types and Subprograms  
Chapter 9 Object-Oriented Design and High-Level Programming Languages  
The Operating Systems Layer  
Chapter 10 Operating Systems  
Chapter 11 File Systems and Directories  
The Applications Layer  
Chapter 12 Information Systems  
Chapter 13 Artificial Intelligence  
Chapter 14 Simulation, Graphics, Gaming, and Other Applications  
The Communications Layer  
Chapter 15 Networks  
Chapter 16 The World Wide Web  
Chapter 17 Computer Security  
In Conclusion  
Chapter 18 Limitations of Computing  

Nell Dale, PhD-University of Texas, Austin

Nell Dale received a B.S. in Mathematics and Psychology from the University of Houston, a M.A. in Mathematics, from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. Nell Dale has been on the faculty at the University of Texas, Austin since 1975. She teaches occasionally but concentrates on computer science education, writing, traveling, tennis, and bridge -- and her family of course.

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John Lewis, PhD-Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

John Lewis is a leading educator and author in the field of computer science. He has written a market-leading textbook on Java software and program design. After earning his undergraduate degree, M.S., and Ph.D. in computer science at Virginia Tech, John joined the faculty of the Department of Computing Sciences at Villanova University. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the University Award for Teaching Excellence and the Goff Award for Outstanding Teaching. His professional interests include object-oriented technologies, multimedia, and software engineering. In addition to his teaching and writing, John actively participates in the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), and finds time to spend with his family or in his workshop.

Additional Titles by this Author

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284055917

Additional Resources for Instructors
Answers to In-Text Questions
Answers to Lab Exercises
BlackBoard ready Test Bank
Canvas-ready Test Bank
Desire to Learn ready Test Bank
Image Bank
Moodle ready Test Bank
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

Navigate 2 Advantage Access Only (includes eBook)

ISBN-13: 9781284069501

Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Computer Science Illuminated, Sixth Edition is a digital-only Access Code that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting system.


Explorations in Computer Science, Third Edition

ISBN-13: 9781284098129

Revised and updated, the Third Edition of Explorations in Computer Science provides introductory computer science students with a hands-on learning experience. Designed to expose students to a variety of subject areas, this laboratory manual offers challenging exercises in problem solving and experimentation.

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