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Describe basic computer hardware, software, input, output, communication and network devices.

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To apply the suitable office application to fulfill given task.

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Describe basic computer hardware, software, input, output, communication and network devices.

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To apply the suitable office application to fulfill given task.

Objective & Learning Outcomes


Objective To ensure that each student understand and know the important of computer literacy in order to success in todays world. Learning Outcomes At the end of the lessons, students will be able to: Define term of computer and its components.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of computer usage.


Discuss how computer works and computer usage. Discuss how computer being used in society and day life.
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A World of Computers
Computers are everywhere; at work, at school and at home. Mobile devices such as many cell phones, often are classified as computers. Computers are primary means of local and global communication for billions of people. Employee correspond with clients, students with classmates and teachers, family with friends and other family members.
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Describe basic computer hardware, software, input, output, communication and network devices.

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A World of Computers

What is computer literacy? Current knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses.

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What Is a Computer?
A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory. Collects data (input) Produces information (output)
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Processing
Information Processing Cycle

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What Is a Computer?
Accepts DATA - Raw facts, figures, and symbols
Processes data into INFORMATION - Data that is organized, meaningful, and useful

Produces and stores results


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What Is a Computer?
Computer process data into information. Data is a collection of unprocessed items which can include text, numbers, image, audio and video. Information conveys meaning and is useful to people.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers


Advantages Disadvantages

Speed

Health Risks

Reliability Consistency Storage


Communications
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Violation of Privacy Public Safety Impact on Labor Force


Impact on Environment
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Advantages Of Using Computer


Speed: when data, instructions and information flow along electronic circuit in a computer, they travel at incredibly fast speeds. Many computers process billions and trillions of operations in a single second. Reliability: the electronic components in modern computers are dependable and reliable because they rarely break or fail.
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Advantages Of Using Computer (cont.)


Consistency: given the same input and processes, a computer will produce the same results consistently. Computer generate error-free results, provided the input is correct and the instructions work. Storage computer store enormous amounts of data and make this data available for processing anytime it is needed. Communication most computers today can communicate with other computers, often wirelessly. Computer allow users to communicate with one another.
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Disadvantages of Using Computers


Violation of Privacy personal and confidential records stored on computers were not protected properly, individuals have found their privacy violated and identities stolen. Public Safety adult, teens and children around the world are using computers to share publicly their photos, videos, journals, music and other personal information.

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Disadvantages of Using Computers (cont.)


Impact on labor force although computer have improved productivity and created an entire industry with hundreds of thousand of new jobs, the skills of millions of employees have been replaced by computers. Health risks improper computer use can lead to health injuries or disorders. Computer users can protect themselves from health risks through proper workplace design, good posture while at computer and appropriately space work breaks.
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Disadvantages of Using Computers (cont.)


Impact on environment computer manufacturing process and computer waste depleting natural resources and polluting the environment. Green computing involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer.
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Categories of Computers
Personal computers
Mobile computers and mobile devices Game consoles

Servers
Mainframes Supercomputers Embedded computers
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Personal Computers
A personal computer can perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by itself Two popular architectures are the PC and the Apple
Desktop computer

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Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices


Mobile Computer
Personal computer you can carry from place to place Examples include notebook computers, laptop computers, netbooks, ultrathins, and Tablet PCs
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Mobile Device
Computing device small enough to hold in your hand Examples include smart phones, PDAs, handheld computers, portable media players, and digital cameras
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Mobile Computers & Mobile Devices (cont.)

Notebook computer

Tablet PC
Smart phone

PDA
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Mobile Computers & Mobile Devices (cont.)

Handheld computer Portable media player Digital camera


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Game Consoles
A game console is a mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games

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Servers
A server controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network
Provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and information

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Mainframes
A mainframe is a large, expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously

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Supercomputers
A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer
Fastest supercomputers are capable of processing more than one quadrillion instructions in a single second
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Embedded Computers
An embedded computer is a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product
Consumer Electronics
Mobile and digital telephones Digital televisions Cameras Video recorders DVD players and recorders Answering machines
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Home Automation Devices


Thermostats Sprinkling systems Security monitoring systems Appliances Lights

Automobiles Antilock brakes Engine control modules Airbag controller Cruise control

Process Controllers & Robotics

Computer Devices & Office Machines


Keyboards Printers Faxes Copiers

Remote monitoring systems Power monitors Machine controllers Medical devices

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Embedded Computers (cont.)

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Examples of Computer Usage

Home User
Personal financial management Web access Communications Entertainment

Small Office/ Home Office User


Look up information Send and receive e-mail messages Make telephone calls

Mobile User
Connect to other computers on a network or the Internet Transfer information Play video games Listen to music Watch movies
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Describe basic computer hardware, software, input, output, communication and network devices.

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Examples of Computer Usage

Power User
Work with multimedia Use industry-specific software

Enterprise User
Communicate among employees Process high volumes of transactions Blog

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