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Computer Devices by Mind Map: Computer Devices

1. Benefits of Speakers and Headphones are that they enable the audio learner to clarify and digest the content being taught. Students can have individual instruction and not be disturbed by other activities in the classroom.

2. Challenges of having speakers and headphones are as the teacher, you are responsbile for these items. The wear and tear of these items can be expensive if the students use them a lot.

3. Benefit- I've had much experience with the electronic whiteboards in the classroom. The kids love them. They allow the teacher to provide interactive activites. You can show movies, videos, interactive stories. They are great!

4. Challenge- One downside to having these whiteboards are the maintenance on them. They must be callibrated in order for them to work correctly.They are very expensive to install and maintain. My disrtict had won a grant to supply every classroom in the district with one.

5. Input Devices=Any peripheral device that is used to enter data.

6. OutPut Devices are peices of hardware that move processed information out of the computer.

7. Data Projection Units-they plug into the computer monitor port and projects the same picture from the monitor (Lever-Duffy, McDonald, 2011)

8. Scan Converters

9. Speakers and Headphones- these output devices has become very popular in the classroom. To address the different learning styles and student needs, audio components are necessary to use in the classroom. (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2011)

10. Digital Cameras- they caputure pictures with digtal data not using any film. (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2011)

11. Tablets are a stylus with an electronic pad to draw diagrams or create artwork.

12. Microphones

13. Electronic Whiteboards are a combination of computer technology with a whiteboard display The digital projector can project an image to the screen where it cand become a large touch screen to which the computer will repond(Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2011)