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1 4.03 IT PowerPointObjective 4.03—Understand Information Technology activities and careers.
2 What Is A Computer?An electronic device that receives data, processes data, stores data, and produces a result (output).
3 Types of Personal Computers Desktop computer: designed to be used on a desktop.Notebook/Tablet computer: designed to be used on a desktop but still small enough to be portable.Laptop computer: designed to be small enough and light enough to be used on your lap.
6 More Hardware Digital Cameras, webcams and Scanners Picture taking & sending has never been so easy
7 DID YOU KNOW?? More Hardware An Ipod(left) and an MP3 Player (below) are hardware that can be connected to your computer.More Hardware
8 Modem- connects your computer to the Internet Hardware, HardwareModem- connects your computer to the InternetCPU- Central Processing Unit is the brain of your computer Also called the tower or hard drive.The Brain!!!!!!!
9 Using headsets and tablets with light pens More HardwareHandwriting & Speech RecognitionUsing headsets and tablets with light pens
10 Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) More HardwarePersonal Digital Assistant (PDA)Get Organized
11 Become Dynamic with your presentations Smart BoardsBecome Dynamic with your presentationsInteractive whiteboardConnected to a computer and a data projectorSMARTboard can be used as a computerControl the computer by using your finger
12 SoftwareSoftware-a set of instructions that tells the computer what to do!Systems Software - controls the operation of the whole computer system.Example: WindowsApplications Software - performs a specific task.Examples: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, etc…2 Kinds of Software:
13 Types of Application Software Word ProcessingProgram that allows you to create, edit, and print text documentsReport, flyer, memoSpreadsheetNumbered Rows and Lettered ColumnsIntersection of a row and column is a cellGrade book, financial infoDatabaseLets you set up an electronic filing systemEnter text and numbersFind, search, and print info in different waysAddress book, Card Catalog
14 Multimedia Software Creating PowerPoint Presentations Multimedia- the use of audio, video, animation, or graphics.
15 Desktop Publishing Software Microsoft PublisherEasily-made flyers, brochures, business cards, newsletters, signs, posters, etc.
16 Other Software Programs GamesTyping MasterMS PaintPhotoshopThere are tons and tons!!!
18 Input, Output, & Storage Devices Input device: hardware that allows you to communicate with your computer.Output device: hardware that allows your computer to communicate with the userStorage device: allows you to store or retrieve information
20 Computer Output Devices Monitor: screen that displays information such as text, numbers, and pictures.SoftcopyPrinter: gives you information from the computer in printed form.HardcopySpeakers: allow you to hear voice, music, and other sounds from your computer.
21 STORAGEBesides saving to the hard drive (the computer), here are some other ways to save:1. CD-ROM(Compact Disk- Read Only Memory)/2 “ Floppy Disk(“A” Drive)3. External Storage(Jump drive, Flash Drive, Key Drive, Memory Stick, etc.)
22 RAM- Random Access Memory (Temporary or working memory) ROM- Read Only MemoryRAM- Random Access Memory(Temporary or working memory)
23 What is a network?A system of computers, peripherals, terminals, and databases connected by communication lines.
24 What is the Internet?Electronic information networks that carry audio, video, and computer data.The world’sLargest computerNetwork!
25 What does the Internet offer? InformationOnline shoppingInstant MessagingChat roomsGamesNewsVideosGraphicsAND THE LIST GOES ON….