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Introduction to Computer by Mind Map: Introduction to Computer
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Introduction to Computer

Objectives Overview

Distinguish between system software and application software

Differentiate among types,sizeadg functions of computers

Describe the role of each element in an information system

Explain how home user,small office/home office user,mobile user,power user

Discuss how society user computer in education

Explain why computer literacy is vital to success

A World of Computers

Computers are everywhere

What Is a Computer?

A computer is an eletronic device, operating under ther control of instructions stored in its own memory

collects data (Input)

Processing

Produces information (Output)

The Components of a Computer

A computer contain many electric,electronic,and mechanical components known as Hardwhere

Input Device

Output Device

System Unit

Storage Device

Communications Device

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

Green Computing

Strategies include

Network and internet

People use the internet for a variety of reasons

A social networking Web cite

Computer Software

Software

Installing

A Computer develops software

Personal Computers

can perform all of its input,processing,outputand storage

Twopopular architectures are the PC and the Apple

Categories of Computers

Personal Computers

Mobile computers and mobile devices

Game consoles

Servers

Mainframes

Supercomputers

Embedded computer

Mobile Computer and Mobile Devices

Notebook computer

Tablet Pc

Smart phone

PDA

Handheld computer

Portable media player

Digital camera

Game consoles

Is a mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games

Servers

Provides a centralized storage area for programs,dataand information

Mainframes

is a lage,expensive,powerful computer that can handle hundreds

Embedded Computers

Supercomputers

Is the fastest, most powerful computer

Elements of an Information System

Hardwaer

Software

Data

People

Procedures

Examples of Computer Usage

Home User

Small Office/Home office User

New node

Mobile User

Power User

Enterprise User

Computer Application in Society

Education

Finance

Government

Health Care

Science

Publishing

Travel

Manufacturing

Video : Computer History in a Barn

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