Input and Output Devices

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Input and Output Devices by Mind Map: Input and Output Devices

1. Input Devices

1.1. Keyboard

1.1.1. The primary input device for a computer. Challenge- special needs students might not be able to see or physically use Benefits - Keyboard is set up like a typwriter for ease of use and has hot keys to help with faster navigation

1.2. Mouse

1.2.1. A pointing input device that connects to a computer by wire or wirelessly. challenge- students need to learn to use mouse- click and drag Benefits- mouse can be programed for both right and lefthanded students

2. Output Devices

2.1. Monitor

2.1.1. The primary output device of a computer, displaying computer information on its screen. Challenge- whole class can see one monitor- solution would be the use of a projection device Benefits- monitor can be adjusted for a student to use - height, angle, brightness, ect.

2.2. Speakers

2.2.1. An audio output device to amplify the sound generated by a computer program, a CD, or other sound device. Challenge- speakers can disturb the class if loud -Headphones would help solve problem Benefits- Students can hear spoken words, music, stories.