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Induction to Computer by Mind Map: Induction to Computer

1. Objectives Overview

1.1. Explain why computer literacy is vital to success in today’s world

1.2. Define the term, computer, and describe the relationship between data and information

1.3. Describe the five components of a computer

1.4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages that users experience when working with computers

1.5. Define the term, network, and identify benefits of sharing resources on a network

1.6. Discuss the uses of the Internet and World Wide Web

1.7. Distinguish between system software and application software

1.8. Differentiate among types, sizes, and functions of computers in each category

1.9. Describe the role of each element in an information system

1.10. Explain how home users, small office/home office users, mobile users, power users, and enterprise users each interact with computers

1.11. Discuss how society uses computers in education, finance, government, health care, science, publishing, travel, and manufacturing

2. A World of Computers

3. What Is a Computer?

4. The Components of a Computer

4.1. Input Device

4.2. Output Device

4.3. System Unit

4.4. Storage Device

4.5. Communications Device

5. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

5.1. Advantages of Using Computers

5.1.1. Speed

5.1.2. Reliability

5.1.3. Consistency

5.1.4. Storage

5.1.5. Communications

5.2. Disadvantges of Using Computers

5.2.1. Health Risks

5.2.2. Violation of Privacy

5.2.3. Public Safety

5.2.4. Impact on Labor Force

5.2.5. Impact on Environment

6. Networks and the Internet

7. Computer Software

8. Categories of Computers

8.1. Personal computers

8.2. Mobile computers and mobile devices

8.3. Game consoles

8.4. Servers

8.5. Mainframes

8.6. Supercomputers

8.7. Embedded computers

9. Elements of an Information System

9.1. Hardware

9.2. Software

9.3. Data

9.4. People

9.5. Procedures

10. Examples of Computer Usage

10.1. Home User

10.2. Small Office/Home Office User

10.3. Mobile User

10.4. Power User

10.5. Enterprise User

11. Computer Applications in Society

11.1. Science

11.2. Publishing

11.3. Travel

11.4. Manufacturing

11.5. Education

11.6. Finance

11.7. Government

11.8. Health Care

12. Summary

12.1. Basic computer concepts

12.2. Components of a computer

12.3. Networks, the Internet, and computer software

12.4. Many different categories of computers, computer users, and computer applications in society