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Hardware Basics 0516

TCH-ED 385 Teaching With Technology: Chapter 2

What is the Memory needed for computer processes, manages disk space, controls peripheral devices, and allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing exactly how a computer works. Operating System
What are input devices? Keyboards,Mice,Scanners,Web-cams, Microphones, Graphic Tablets, Digital Cameras,etc.
What are output devices? Computer Monitor,Printers,Speakers,
Internal Storage is located on the Hard-drive
These are used to input information, output the information into a form that is easily read by the user or store the information for later use Peripherals Devices
This is a single colored square on the computer. When these are joined together an image can be viewed. Pixel
Defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen Resolution
This is an type of a computer monitor that is thin and saves energy but cost more. LCD or Liquid Crystal Display
This is an type of computer monitor that is big and least expensive option when it comes to computer monitors. CRT or Cathode Ray Tube
A single binary number that consist of a zero or one is called a Bit
8 bits is the binary code for one character of data Byte
Temporary memory that is designed to hold new data and is available only while the computer is turned on RAM
What are examples of storage devices? External hard drives,USB Drive, CDs, DVDS,Blu-Ray Discs
What type(s) of monitor adaptations can be used for expectational students? Screen magnifiers, Anti-glare filters, Monitor mounts
What type(s) of keyboard adaptations can be used for expectational students? Arm and wrist supports & Alternate keyboard
What type(s) of mouse adaptations can be used for expectational students? Joysticks& Touch screens
Created by: Teshai09