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Introduction to Computers by Mind Map: Introduction  to  Computers
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Introduction to Computers

Objectives Overview

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

Define the term, computer, and describe the relatiobship between data and information

Describe five compoments of a computer

Discuss the advantages and disadvatages that users experience when working with computers

Define the term,network,and idntify benefits in sharing resources on a network

Discuss the uses of the internet and world wide web

New node

Information processing Cycle

1)Collect data (input)

2)Processing

3)Produces information(output)

The Components of a Computer

Input Device

Output Device

System Unit

Storage Device

Communications Device

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

Networks and the Internet

Network

Internet

Social networking Web site

Computer Soft ware

Software or Program

Installing

Categories of Computers

Personal Computers

Personal Computer

Desktop Computer

Mobile Computers and Mobile devices

Mobile Computer

Mobile Device

Game consiles

Servers

Mainframes

Supercomputers

Embedded Computers

Consumer Electonics

Home Automation Devices

Auto Mobiles

Process Controllers and Robotics

Computer Devices and Office Machines

Elements of an Information System

Hardware

Software

Data

People

Procedures

Computer Applications in Society

Education

Finance

Government

Health Care

Science

Publishing

Travel

Manufacturing

Summary

Basic computer concepts

Components of a computer

Networks, the Internet, and computer software

Many different categories of computers, computer users, and computer applications in society