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2 PC PASSPORT SPREADSHEET BEGINNERS LEARNING OUTCOME 1

3 BASIC TERMINOLOGY In this tutorial you will learn the different terms involved with using a computer in the world of business. The terms: hardware; software; processing; input and output will be defined throughout this tutorial. The difference procedures involved from start to finish in producing a document can be broken down into 3 parts: INPUT (Involves Hardware) PROCESS INFO (Involves Software) OUTPUT (Involves Hardware)

4 COMPUTER HARDWARE HARDWARE System Unit Monitor Mouse Keyboard Speakers

5 The system unit is the box part of your computer. Your system unit may be on your desktop - perhaps with the monitor on top, or it may be a tower that sits on the floor, saving space on your desktop.

6 COMPUTER SOFTWARE SYSTEM SOFTWARE is loaded when you start your computer and is responsible for communicating and managing software and files

7 COMPUTER SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE Performs a task for the user Word – letters, memos Excel – invoices, spreadsheets PowerPoint – presentations, slide shows

8 INPUT DEVICES You will now be introduced to input devices used to transfer data on to your computer

9 INPUT DEVICES - KEYBOARD Most commonly used input device for text data. It is composed of sections: Alphanumeric keyboard Function keys Arrow keys Number pad

10 INPUT DEVICES - MOUSE Various types available but basic one has two buttons. Used to choose options and to carry out tasks.

11 INPUT DEVICES - SCANNER Various types available: hand- held, sheet fed and flat bed. Used to scan documents (photos or text) on to computer.

12 Photos courtesy of INPUT DEVICES – DIGITAL AND WEB CAMERAS Digital cameras are used to load digital images – pictures and video - on to your computer Web cameras are used to communicate over the internet by allowing to see the person you are communicating with.

13 OUTPUT DEVICES You will now be introduced to output devices which receive data from your computer and transform it into another form.

14 OUTPUT DEVICES - MONITOR Allows you to see what is happening on your system – as you type the letters appear on your screen. Various styles available: LCD (flat panel) or CRT (similar to television screen)

15 OUTPUT DEVICES - PRINTER Allows you to see a hard copy of what you have prepared. Various types available but most popular are Laser – fast and quiet Inkjet – popular for home user Plotter – used by design companies and architects for high quality images

16 OUTPUT DEVICES - PROJECTOR Can be connected to the computer to display presentations or demonstrate a procedure as a projected image.

17 OUTPUT DEVICES - SPEAKERS Some speakers come attached to the monitor, and some are entirely separate. Your PC may have a built-in speaker

18 IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE You will now identify the different parts of a computer system and which can be categorised as an input or output device

19 Monitor IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Click on the monitor

20 Right Answer - Monitor IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now is a monitor an Input/Output Device InputOutput (Click on one of the above)

21 Wrong Answer - Monitor IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

22 Right Answer – Output – Monitor IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! A monitor is an output device which allows you to see what you have entered into the system. Click here to continue

23 Wrong Answer – Output – Monitor IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong. Remember that a monitor is an output device Click here to try the next item

24 IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Click on the keyboard

25 Right Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now is a keyboard an Input/Output Device InputOutput (Click on one of the above)

26 Wrong Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

27 Right Answer – Input – Keyboard IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! A keyboard is an input device which allows you to enter data into the system. Click here to continue

28 Wrong Answer – Input – Keyboard IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong. Remember that a keyboard is an input device Click here to try the next item

29 IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Click on the printer

30 Right Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now is a printer an Input/Output Device InputOutput (Click on one of the above)

31 Wrong Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

32 Wrong Answer – Output – Printer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong. Remember that a printer is an output device Click here to try the next item

33 Right Answer – Output – Printer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! A printer is an output device which produces a hard copy of what you have prepared. Click here to continue

34 IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Click on the speakers

35 Right Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now are speakers an Input/Output Device InputOutput (Click on one of the above)

36 Wrong Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

37 Right Answer – Output – Speakers IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! Speakers are an output device used to transmit sound from the computer. Click here to continue

38 Wrong Answer – Output - Speakers Sorry, wrong. Remember that speakers are an output device Click here to try the next item IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE

39 Click on the mouse

40 Right Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now is a mouse an Input/Output Device InputOutput (Click on one of the above)

41 Wrong Answer IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

42 Wrong Answer – Input – Mouse IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong. Remember that a mouse is an input device Click here to try the next item

43 Right Answer – Input – Mouse IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! A mouse is an input device used to supply information to a computer. Click here to continue

44 Photos courtesy of IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE What type of device is a digital camera/web camera InputInput OutputOutput

45 Right Answer – Input – Digital Camera/Web Cam IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Correct! Digital cameras and web cameras are input devices used to input digital information to a computer. Click here to continue

46 Wrong Answer – Input – Digital Camera/Web Cam IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong. Remember that digital cameras and web cameras are input devices Click here to try the next item

47 IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Click on the system unit

48 Right Answer – System Unit IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Well done! Now a system unit is neither an Input/Output Device. It holds the various components that make your computer work.

49 Wrong Answer – System Unit IDENTIFY COMPUTER HARDWARE Sorry, wrong! Click here to try again

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