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digital information technologies, information technology, history


How do you spend your free time? How do you communicate with friends? How do you complete schoolwork? How do you find information you need? How do you buy things you like? What are some of your most prized possessions? What do some of the business celebrities you admire do? On completing school, what are some of the popular high paying jobs in your town that you might be interested in doing? In the first half of the 21st century, Digital Information Technologies (DIT), or Information Technologies (IT) for short, are likely to be part of the answer for all these questions. Slowly but steadily, DIT has dramatically influenced our lives to the point where it is now necessary for all students to know the essentials of using DIT to improve their lives. This book, the accompanying materials, and the DIT course aim to do just that. At the end of this class, you should be able to explain to friends and family how computers work. You should also feel comfortable in using computers to improve your own effectiveness.

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