Title Viva Dot Com: Computer Applications for Class 9 (Python and Scratch Included)
Subtitle (Based on Windows 7 and MS Office 10)
Author Prof. Ashok Arora
ISBN 9789388653947
List price Rs 365.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 344
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


Projects & Activities • Crosswords & Grids • Practice Questions • Glossary of IT Terms

Viva Dot Com: Computer Applications is specially meant for Class 9 students following the CBSE curriculum. The book is organized into four units, syllabus prescribed by CBSE, practice questions and a glossary. These units include description of the basics of IT, the basic information processing tools, projects on Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, an overview on Security, Plagiarism and Careers in IT, the latest syllabus prescribed by CBSE, practice questions and the definitions of basic terms related to IT in glossary. It also includes Scratch and Python based on the latest syllabus.

Salient Features

  • Aims at familiarizing the students with basics of IT and developing skills for using various IT tools
  • Strictly follows the latest CBSE curriculum and guidelines
  • Includes theoretical and practical exercises
  • Ensures coverage of all topics as prescribed in the CBSE syllabus in simple and easy language
  • Includes extensive illustrations and examples including diagrams, pictures, graphics and screenshots
  • Includes practice questions and application projects to assess the learning of student!


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Chapter 1: Computer Overview • Introduction • Characteristics of a Computer • Hardware and Software • Components of a Computer System • Memory • Measuring Data • Input/Output Devices • Common Storage Devices • Types of Software • Operating Systems • Language Translators, Application Generators and CASE Tools • General Purpose Application Software • Customized Application Software • Common Utility Software • Computer Languages

Chapter 2: Communication Technology • Data Communication and Computer Network • Concepts of Data Communication • Types of Networks • Wired Networking Technology (Guided Medium) • Wireless Networking Technology (Unguided Medium) • Modem • Basic Applications of Internet

Chapter 3: Content Technology • Data and Information • What is Database? • Objectives and Importance of Database • Multimedia and Its Components • Importance and Applications of Multimedia

Chapter 4: Operating System • What is an Operating System? • Types of Operating Systems • Basic Concepts of Operating Systems • Functions of Operating Systems • GNU Linux

Chapter 5: Introduction to Windows • Overview of Windows Operating System • Using a Mouse and Moving Icons • Getting Started with Windows 7 • What is a Window? • Windows Accessories • Using Windows Explorer • Shortcuts • Setting System Date and Time

Chapter 6: Introduction to Word Processor • What is a Word Processor? • Creating and Saving a Document • Editing a Document • Formatting Text and Paragraphs • Checking Spelling and Grammar • Using the Thesaurus • Adding Headers and Footers • Numbering Pages • Printing a Document • Inserting Symbols • WordArt • Clip Art and Pictures • Page Setting • Find and Replace • Tables • Mail Merge

Chapter 7: Introduction to Presentation Graphics • What is Presentation Graphics? • Creating, Saving and Viewing a Presentation • Different Slide Views • Editing and Formatting a Slide • Slide Layouts • Adding Headers/Footers and Numbering Slides • Inserting Pictures and Graphics • Animating Pictures and Text with Sound Effects • Rehearse Timings of Slides • Inserting Tables and Charts • Printing a Presentation

Chapter 8: Introduction to Spreadsheets • Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets • Starting Microsoft Excel 2010 • Creating, Saving, Closing and Opening a Workbook • Editing a Worksheet • Formatting Data • The ‘AutoFill’ tool • Using Formulae • Using Simple Statistical Functions • Printing a Workbook • Inserting Charts

Chapter 9: Projects in Word, PowerPoint and Excel • Projects in MS Word • Projects in MS PowerPoint • Projects in MS Excel

Chapter 10: Security, Plagiarism and Careers in IT • Privacy, Security and Integrity of Information • Plagiarism and Intellectual Property Rights • Careers in Information Technology

About the Authors:

Prof. Ashok Arora is a renowned author with over 25 years of experience in teaching, writing and software development. He is a visiting faculty to various Indian universities and management institutes including IMT (Institute of Management Technology), AIMA (All India Management Association), MDU (Maharshi Dayanand University) and SMU (Sikkim Manipal University). He has authored more than 50 books for universities and schools, including MIS, Unix and C, Computer Fundamentals and Encyclopaedia of IT for Schools.

About the Series Editor:

Shalini Bhatnagar has an MCA degree and over 17 years experience in teaching as a PGT teacher in Red Roses Public School, Saket, New Delhi. For the last 8 years, she has been an examiner for evaluation of theory and practical examinations for class 12.

Target Audience:

Students of CBSE Class 9.

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