Input and Output Devices

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

1. INPUT DEVICE

1.1. Device that allows users to enter data and commands (Lever-Duffy & McDonald, 2015).

1.1.1. Keyboard

1.1.2. Benefits: Can improve fine motor skills in children, special keyboards can be used for students who need Assistive Technology and it can also increase student engagement.

1.1.3. Challenges: Issue of affordability of the school district, lack of space within the classroom to provide enough workstations for all students

2. OUTPUT DEVICE

2.1. Hardware components that move data out of the computer to make it accessible to the user (Lever-Duffy & Mc Donald, 2015).

2.1.1. Monitor

2.1.2. Benefits: Communication between students and teacher via screen to screen, increased focus and interest from students, enhances the audio-vision learning capability, use of the Internet resource to conduct research.

2.1.3. Challenges: A question of affordability within the school district, loss of spelling and handwriting skills, cheating among peers when taking a test on the monitors and excessive use of a monitor may cause strain on the eyes.