Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
The Computer System by Mind Map: The Computer System

1. Input Devices

1.1. Keyboard

1.1.1. Challenges-a keyboard has additional keys compared to a typewriter, which means most students need to be versed in keyboarding Benefits-a keyboard is similar to a typewriter and it allows a student to control the computer

1.2. Mouse

1.2.1. Challenges-different types of buttons on the mouse are used in different ways by software programs and it is important to understand what each button is used for Benefits-a mouse allows the student to give the computer commands at the click of a button

2. Output Devices

2.1. Monitor

2.1.1. Challenges-a monitor can take up space and be expensive Benefits-monitors are made thinner and lighter, which helps with the space issue and it allows students to view information on a screen

2.2. Printer

2.2.1. Challenges-printers vary in speed and quality and it is important to chose one that is most beneficial for the classroom Benefits-printers allow for information to be printed out in a permanent form