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Difference between output and input devices by Mind Map: Difference between output
      and input devices
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Difference between output and input devices

Input devices

"Any computer device that you might use to enter date into the computer" (Lever-Duffy & McDonald).

Example Device: Electronic Whiteboard

Benefits: Can be used to interact with programs on the computer, ipad, etc. in full view of the classroom.

Challenges: Can be a challenge to use if one doesn't have training, our classroom support materials, can be overwhelming to get started with utilizing full features

Application to learning: When used with a projector, students could take quizzes with clicker technology and interact with the electronic whiteboard technology.

Output devices

Used to move information out of the computer, from an electronic form to a hard copy (Lever-Duffy & McDonald).

Example Device- LCD projector

Benefits-Information can be displayed from a computer, iPad, and be used to interact with an electronic whiteboard

Challenges: The text notes that projection to a whiteboard will result in glare from the white boards glossy surface (Lever-Duffy & McDonald). A white matte surface is best for projection purposes.

Application to Learning: If used with an interactive whiteboard, the students and teachers can utilize in presentation and interaction with information.