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Hardware Basics 0624

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equitable access robust and reliable access to current and emerging technologies and digital resources, with connectivity for all students, teachers, staff, and school leaders
control unit retrieves the instructions and sends command signals to the rest of the computer system to tell them what to do
peripheral device they input the information, output the information into a form that easily read by the user, or store the information for later use
input device allow the input of data into the computer
document camera one of the most versatile presentation tools around; they display slides, transparencies, text, documents, 3D objects, and microscopic objects
laser printer produce the highest quality output
cathode ray tube (CRT) one of the types of technology that refers to size, viewable areas, and resolution
classroom response system ("clicker") handheld device that resembles a TV remote that allows students to respond to questions posed by the instructor
resolution defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen
storage devices allow storage of data for later use, include both internal and external ones
system software a part of each computer system that tells the computer what to do
alternate keyboards offer input options in size, layout, and complexity
braille translator a software product that converts text, either obtained by scanning or produced by a word processor, into braille
parallel port used to connect a computer to a printer, being replaced by USB ports
USB drive aka pen, flash, or jump drives, is a mobile storage device
Created by: jewyrd