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C2 Vocabulary 03

C2 Vocabulary 03 011

Equitable Access Condition states that "robust and reliable access to current and emerging technologies and digital resources, with connectivity for all students, teachers, staff, and school leaders"
Access Options Access students have in their school
Central Processing Unit CPU The Processor
Control Unit Retrieves the instructions and sends command signals to the rest of the computer system to tell them what to do.
Arithmetic Logic Unit ALU The sector of the CPU that performs the mathematical calculations that are required in many data processing programs.
memory Unit Allows storage of information is intermanl to the computer and is divided into two types of memory: RAM and ROM
Random Access Memory RAM Temporary memory that is designed to hold new data and is available only while the computer is turned on.
Read-only Memory ROM Permanent intermal memory inside the system.
Binary Coding System ASCII Made up of a series of zeros and ones.
Bit Smalles unit of binary information
Byte Equals eight bits. Can represent one alphabetice or one numeric character of information.
Processor Speed Expressed in megahertz which equals one million cycles per second
Gigahertz Equals one billions cycles per second.
Cache Provides a temporary storage area that provides a quick access to information.
Peripheral Devices A computer system must have. It inputs the information, outputs the information into a form thtat is easily read by the user and sotres the information for later use.
Input Devices Allow the input of data into the computer.
Keyboard Off the imput of alphabetic and numerica information as well as additional operational and input keys.
Mouse Helps with navagation on the computer.
Mouse pad Helps the mouse move easier.
Scanner Input device that is connected to the computer throught a port connection and that allows the conversion of a printed page of text or graphics to digital format.
Graphics Tabliet Connected to the computer through a port connection
Audio Input into the computer with the use of a microphone.
Video Input into the computer with the use of digital cameras, vidwo cameras, or Web cams.
Digital Cameras Cameras that are capable of inputting data into a computer instead of onto film, and are common tools in teaching and learning across grade levels.
Tablet computers Complete Computer sustems in a slate format.
Interactive Whiteboards Serve the same purpose as a tradtitional blackboard yet they offer outstanding fuctionality serving as dry-erase and interactive whiteboards.
Classroom Response System a handheld device that resembles a TV remote that allows students to respond to questions posed by the instructor.
Computer Monitors Display information on the screen where it can be edited and sent to the printer.
Resolution Defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen.
Printer Outputs the data after it has been processed in the hard copy.
Speakers Built into the computer or monitor and others are external to the computer and must be plugges into ports at the back of the computer.
Data Projection Units Combine a liquid Crystal Display unit with a light souce.
Document Cameras Some document cameras are stand-alone as the one pictured.
Protable Media Players Portable devices that sotre and play audio such as music or podcasts and audio and video.
Storage Devices Allow storage of data for later use.
Internal Storage Offered within the computer by way of a computer hard dish drive or hard drive.
Hard Disk Drive Holds large amounts of information and is significant in the purchasing decision of a new computer system.
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