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Information Systems: Tutoring Solution

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Lesson 1 - Computer Operating Systems: Managing Hardware and Software Resources  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - OS Functions: Security, System Management, Communication and Hardware & Software Services  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Enterprise, Workgroup & Personal Operating Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Application Software for Personal, Enterprise & Workgroup Objectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - File Extensions and File Types: MP3, GIF, JPG, DOCX, XLSX, EXE, & More  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Microsoft Office and Open Office: Office Suite Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Database and Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Access, dBase & Lotus 1-2-3  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Communication Software: Purpose & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Personal Application Software: Educational, Real Estate, Legal, Finance & Architectural  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Layered Operating System: Architecture, Approach & Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Workgroup Application Software for Business Teams  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Computer Software? - Definition & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Shareware?  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is Software Prototyping? - Definition, Models & Tools  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - How to Write VBA Code in Excel  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - World Wide Web: How the Web Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Web Page Design and Programming Languages: HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS & JavaScript  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Search Engines, Keywords & Web Portals  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Intranet and Extranet: Comparing Information and Data Dissemination  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Internet Connectivity and Communication Standards  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - OSI Model: Using Open Systems Interconnection to Send and Receive Data  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - e-commerce & m-commerce: Buying & Selling on the Web & Mobile Devices  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Data Link Layer of the OSI Model: Protocol, Functions & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Network Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Design & Security  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is a DNS? - Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What is an Internet Service Provider (ISP)? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is an IP Address? - Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What is Antivirus Software? - Examples & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is Bandwidth? - Usage, Limits & Measurement  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Is Boolean Logic? - Definition, Diagram & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What Is Extranet? - Definition & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? - Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - What is Hypermedia? - Definition & Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What is the Internet? - Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - What Is Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)? - Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What is Web Development? - Tools & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - What is User Experience? - Definition & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - What is JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)?  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - What is a REST Web Service? - Tutorial & Example  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Components of a Telecommunications System  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Client/Server and Mainframe Systems Used in Telecommunication Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows & Novell Net Ware  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Computer Networks and Distributed Processing: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Short-Range Wireless Communication: Bluetooth, ZigBee & Infrared Transmission  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Medium-Range Wireless Communication: Wi-Fi & Hotspots  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Wide-Area Wireless Communication: Microwave, Satellite, 3G, 4G & WiMAX  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How Star, Bus, Ring & Mesh Topology Connect Computer Networks in Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - ARPANET: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - NSFNET: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Time Multiplexing: Applications, Advantages & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Trusted Network: Solutions, Environment & Technologies  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Optical Fiber? - Definition & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - NTSC vs. PAL: Difference & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What is LTE? - Definition, Speed & Network  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What is a Database Management System? - Purpose and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS)  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What is a Relational Database? - Elements, Design & Advantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Types of Data: Text, Numbers & Multimedia  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Structured Query Language: Manipulating Databases Using SQL  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Data Warehousing and Data Mining: Information for Business Intelligence  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Access Control Matrix: Model & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Encryption? - Definition, Types & Methods  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is File Compression? - Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Data Tampering? - Definition & Prevention  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is a Spoofing Attack? - Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Data Threat Detection & Protection Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - How to Prevent SQL Injection Attacks  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - SQL Injection Attack: Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Information Technology: Impact on the Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Impact of Technology on Privacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Ergonomics, Telecommuting, Virtual Teams & Job Design: Technology Effects on Careers  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Computer Security & Threat Prevention for Individuals & Organizations  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Electronic Surveillance: Definition & Laws  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - What is a Denial of Service (DoS) Attack? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is a Hacker? - Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is Communication Protocol? - TCP/IP & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Social Media? - Definition, Use & Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What Is Video Conferencing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Web 2.0? -Software, Tools & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Ethics of Artificial Intelligence  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Types of Artificial Intelligence  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What is LISP in Artificial Intelligence?  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - John McCarthy & AI: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - STRIDE Threat Model: Example & Overview  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What Is Programming? - Definition & Introduction for Beginning Programmers  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Gathering User Requirements: Meetings, Observation & Surveys  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Using Validation Tools: Prototyping, Survey Review, Document Review & User Requirements  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Analysis and Design Tools: Analysis Definition and Flow Charts Introduction  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Mapping Code Using Outlines and Flow Charts  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - 5 Basic Elements Of Programming  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Programming Logic & Syntax: The Programming Toolbox  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Using Pseudocode to Map Code  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Data Types in Programming: Numbers, Strings and Others  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How to Organize Data Using Data Structures: Files, Arrays, Lists and Others  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - How to Write a Program: Coding, Testing & Debugging  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Object-Oriented Programming vs. Procedural Programming  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Object-Oriented Programming: Objects, Classes & Methods  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Machine Code and High-level Languages: Using Interpreters and Compilers  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Programming Languages: C++, Java, Python and Others  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Metalanguage: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Programming Flowcharts: Types, Advantages & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is an Algorithm in Programming? - Definition, Examples & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What is an HTML Document? - Structure, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is COBOL Programming? - History & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is JavaScript? - Function & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What is Programming Language? - Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Is Stack Overflow? - Errors, Exceptions & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - What is WSDL? - Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Writing Pseudocode: Algorithms & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - XML Schema: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What is XSD? - Examples & Tutorial  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - What is Alphanumeric? - Definition & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Aspect Oriented Programming: Definition & Concepts  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Aspect-Oriented Programming vs. Object-Oriented Programming  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Application Programming Interface (API): Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - APIs in Java  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Applet: Definition & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Applets in HTML: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Applets in Java: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - Lifecycle of an Applet  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Importance of Java Applets in Software Development  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - Java: Applet vs. Application  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Applets: Advantages & Disadvantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 40 - Arithmetic Operators in Programming: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 41 - Array of Pointers in C++  Take Quiz
Lesson 42 - Array of Pointers to Strings  Take Quiz
Lesson 43 - Array of Pointers to Structs  Take Quiz
Lesson 44 - Array of Pointers to Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 45 - ASCII Table & Codes  Take Quiz
Lesson 46 - Background Thread vs. Foreground Thread  Take Quiz
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