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Introduction to Information Systems, Canadian Edition

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Information technology lives all around us?in how we communicate, how we do business, how we shop, and how we learn.  Smart phones, iPods, PDAs, and wireless devices dominate our lives, and yet it?s all too easy for students to take Information Technology for granted.

Introduction to Information Systems, Canadian Edition   helps make Information Technology come alive in the classroom.  This text takes students where IT lives?in today?s businesses and in our daily lives while helping students understand how valuable information technology is to their future careers. 

Introduction to Information Systems, Canadian Edition provides concise and accessible coverage of core IT topics while connecting these topics to Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Human Resources, and Operations, so students can discover how critical IT is to each functional area and every business.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Modern Organization in the Global, Web-Based Environment

Chapter 2: Information Systems: Concepts and Management

Chapter 3: Ethics, Privacy, and Information Security

Chapter 4: Data, Information, and Knowledge Management 

Chapter 5: Network Applications

Chapter 6: E-Business and E-Commerce.

Chapter 7: Wireless, Mobile Computing, and Mobile Commerce

Chapter 8: Organizational Information Systems

Chapter 9: Managerial Support Systems

Chapter 10: Acquiring Information Systems and Applications

Technology Guide 1: Computer Hardware

Technology Guide 2: Computer Software

Technology Guide 3: Protecting Your Information Assets

Technology Guide 4: Telecommunications, Networks, and the Internet and the World Wide Web 

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The Wiley Advantage

  • A Media Resource Library (available on the instructor’s site and in WileyPLUS) provides links to videos, animations, cases, and other web resources to help engage students in IT.  Each Media Resource includes lecture lead-ins, class discussion questions, and assessment questions.
  • What’s in IT for Me? - show how IT topics relate to students in each major––Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, MIS, and Human Resource Management.
  • IT’s About Business – extensive use of vivid examples from large corporations, small businesses, government and non-for-profit organizations to show the connection between IT and business.
  • Active Learning - featuring hands-on exercises, activities, mini-cases with exercises that incorporate software application tools, and an online Virtual Company continuing case (Club IT).
  • Successes and Failures – present examples of IT successes and IT failures with lessons learned.
  • Global Focus – provides a broad selection of international cases and examples showing how IT facilitates export and import, the management of multinational companies, and electronic trading around the globe.
  • Technology Guides – offer additional material on current hot topics in the IT market.
  • Focus on Ethics – In addition to a chapter dedicated to ethics, privacy and security (Chapter 3), ethical cases and examples are integrated throughout the text.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Test Bank
The test bank is a comprehensive resource of over 125 multiple choice, true/false, matching, and short answer questions per chapter.
Media-Enriched PowerPoint Slides
A new set of slides consisting of book content with links to outside sources including animations and videos.
Instructor's Manual
A complete handbook for instructors including a chapter overview, teaching tips and strategies, answers to all end-of-chapter questions, supplemental mini-cases, experimental exercises, "war stories", and Video Clips.
Image Library
All textbook figures are available for download and can be easily added to PowerPoint presentations.
Interactive Learning Sessions
Engaging activities for each chapter, including interactive drag-and-drop exercises and simulations with animations that help students visualize IT processes.
Media Resource Library
Provides links to videos, animations, cases, and other web resources to help engage students in IT. Each Media Resource includes lecture lead-ins, class discussion questions, and assessment questions.
Virtual Company
A Web-based Virtual Company case at the end of each chapter gives students the opportunity to develop IT solutions for a simulated music venue called Club IT.
Using Microsoft Office 2007: Interactive Turtorials
Supports instruction in the basic use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). These online learning Modules are followed by brief projects that allow students to utilize their skills in a business context. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
Microsoft Office 2007 Animated Online Tutorials
Recorded 3-5 minute audio tutorials that walk students through specific tasks in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access). More emphasis is placed on Excel and Access tutorials as they are the most relevant to Business majors. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
Pre-and-Post Lecture Quizzes
Allows instructors to quickly and easily evaluate their students' progress by monitoring their comprehension of the material from before the lecture to after it. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
Interactive Learning Sessions
Engaging activities for each chapter, including interactive drag-and-drop exercises and simulations with animations that help students visualize IT processes.
Virtual Company
A Web-based Virtual Company case at the end of each chapter gives students the opportunity to develop IT solutions for a simulated music venue called Club IT.
Using Microsoft Office 2007: Tutorials and Projects
Supports instruction in the basic use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). These online learning Modules are followed by brief projects that allow students to utilize their skills in a business context. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
Microsoft Office 2007 Animated Online Tutorials
Recorded 3-5 minute audio tutorials that walk students through specific tasks in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access). More emphasis is placed on Excel and Access tutorials as they are the most relevant to Business majors. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
Pre-and-Post Lecture Quizzes
Allows instructors to quickly and easily evaluate their students' progress by monitoring their comprehension of the material from before the lecture to after it. Found exclusively in WileyPLUS.
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