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. Input Devices

6. Monitor

6.1. Resolution: Clarity of images

6.2. Pixel: Picture element

6.3. Screen size

6.4. Soft copy: Displayed on the monitor

7. Big Picture

7.1. Input devices

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

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

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

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

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

8. Speakers

9. Headphones

10. Printer

10.1. Types

10.1.1. Laser

10.1.2. Ink-Jet

10.1.3. Multi-function

10.2. Hard Copy: Printed out

10.2.1. Paper

10.2.2. Transparency

10.2.3. T-Shirt Transfers

10.2.4. Custom Stickers

10.2.5. CD Labels

10.2.6. Digital Photos

11. Output Devices

12. Big Picture

12.1. Output devices

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

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

12.2. Idea: Material printed for each student

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

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

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