Input and Output Devices

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

1. Input Device: Any computer peripheral (device that can be connected to the computer) that you might use to enter data into the computer.

2. Mouse

3. Keyboard

4. Compact Disc

5. Speakers

6. Headphones

7. Printer

7.1. Types

7.1.1. Laser

7.1.2. Ink-Jet

7.1.3. Multi-function

7.2. Hard Copy: Printed out

7.2.1. Paper

7.2.2. Transparency

7.2.3. T-Shirt Transfers

7.2.4. Custom Stickers

7.2.5. CD Labels

7.2.6. Digital Photos

8. Output Devices

9. Big Picture

9.1. Output devices

9.1.1. Advantage: Information can be shared with mulitpule users at the same time.

9.1.2. Disadvantage: Not all devices are avaliable to all classrooms due to cost of equipment.

9.2. Idea: Material printed for each student

9.3. Idea: Audio can allow children to hear a lecture from another teacher, professional etc.

9.4. Idea:Projectors can enlarge images/ presentations from the screen for viewing by a larger number of students.

10. Monitor

10.1. Resolution: Clarity of images

10.2. Pixel: Picture element

10.3. Screen size

10.4. Soft copy: Displayed on the monitor

11. Input Devices

12. Output devices: Pieces of hardware that move information out of the computer

13. Big Picture

13.1. Input devices

13.1.1. Advantage: Offer control over what is being created, displayed, viewed or manipulated within the computer.

13.1.2. Disadvantage: The devices are single use and can not be used by more than one person at a time.

13.2. Idea: Offer the classroom time allotments for each child to take a turn.

13.3. Idea: Use the devices to teach basic computing skills.

13.4. Idea: Allow for exploration of the computer and all the devices.