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

What is a computer ?

A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stroed in its own memory

A World of Computers

Computers are everywhere

Objectives Overview

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

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

Describe the five components of a computer

Discuss the advantages that users experience when working with computers

Define the term network, and identify benefits of sharing resources on a network

Discuss the uses of the Internet and World Wide Web

Distinguish between system software and application software

Differentiate among types, sizes, andfunctions of computers in each category

Describethe role of each elementin an information system

Explain how home users, small office/home office usres, mobile users, power users, and enterprise users each interact with computers

Discuss how society users compyters in education, finance, government, health care, science, publishing, travel, and manufacturing

The Components of a Computer

A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components know as hardware

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

Advantages of Using Computers

Disadvantages of Using Computers

Networks and the Internet

A network is a collection of computers and device connected together, often wirelessly, via communications device and transmission media

The Internet is a worldwide collection pf networks that connect millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institution, and individuals

A social networking Web site encourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, photo, music, and videos with other registered usres

People use the Internet for a variety of reasona :

Computer Software

Software, alsocolled a program, tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them

Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware

A programmer develops software or writes the instructions that direct the computer to process data into information

Categories of Computers

Personal Computer

Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices

Game Consoles

Servers

Mainframes

Supercomputers

Embedded Computers

Elements of an Information System

Hardware

Software

Data

People

Procedures

Examples of Computer Usage

Home User

Small Office/Home Office Usres

Mobile User

Power User

Enterprise User

Computer Application 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 computer, computer users, and computer applications in society