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introduction of a computer by Mind Map: introduction of a computer
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introduction of a computer

Summary

Basic computer concepts

Components of acomputer

Networks, the Internet,and computer software

Many different categories of computers, computer users, and computer

applications in society

Elements of an Information System

Hardware

Software

Data

People

Procedures

Computer Applications in Society

Education

Finance

INS to insert (Windows)

TAB to insert (Mac OS)

ENTER to add siblings

DEL to delete

Press F1 to see all key shortcuts

Government

Health Care

Science

Publishing

Travel

Manufacturing

Computer Software

Software

Installing

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

Advantages of Using Computers

Speed

Reliability

Consistency

Storage

Communications

Disadvantages Of Using Computers

Health Risks

Violation of Privacy

Public Safety

Impact on Labor Force

Impact on Environment

The Components of a Computer

Hardware

Input Device

Output Device

System Unit

Storage Device

Communications

Device

Categories of Computers

Embedded computers

Consumer Electronics

Home Automation Devices

Automobiles

Process Controllersand Robotics

Computer Devicesand Office Machines

Supercomputers

Mainframes

Servers

Game consoles

Personal computers

Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices

Mobile Mobile computer, notebook computers, Tablet PCs, laptop computers

Mobile Devices, portable media players, digital cameras, handheld computers, smart phones, PDAs

Objectives Overview

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

Describe the five components of a computer

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages that users experience when working with computer

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

Discuss the uses of the Internet and World Wide computers

Distinguish between system software and application software

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

Describe the role of each element in an information system

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

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