Week of 10/12/2015

I T Fundamentals (6670) 
(1st Block & 3rd Block) 
 
Week of October 12, 2015 
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat.  
 
Students come in and have a seat. On the board, there will be five questions and they are: 
 
 
Objective: 
After completing this chapter, the students will be able to do the following: 
 Understand how data is represented to a computer. 
 Identify several types of input devices and explain their functions. 
 Explain the functions of the primary hardware components found inside the system unit, namely the motherboard, the CPU, and memory. 
 List several output devices and explain their functions. 
 Understand the difference between storage and memory as well as between storage device and storage medium 
 Name several types of storage systems and explain the circumstances under which they are typically used. 
 Describe the purpose of communications hardware 
 Understand basic software concepts and commands 
 
Lesson: Class Discussion 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 The students will use their books and accompanying website to define the terms for Chapter 2: A Closer Look at Hardware and Software 
 Class will discuss the terms for a better understanding of the terms 
 Read and discuss the Content of the chapter 
 Quiz on the definitions 
 Keyboarding Speed Testing (Typingtest.com)  
 Complete the following 
1. Key Term Matching (page 86) 
2. Self-Quiz (page 86) 
3. Exercises (page 87) 
4. Discussion Questions 1 (page 88) 
5. Ethics in Action (page 89) 
 
 
 
 
 
Vocabulary for Chapter 2 
Please define the following: 
 
1) ASCII (American Standard Code for In-formation Inter-change)  
2) barcode  
3) barcode readers  
4) binary numbering system  
5) Biometric readers  
6) bit  
7) Blu-ray Discs (BDs)  
8) byte  
9) CD discs  
10) central processing unit (CPU)  
11) cloud software  
12) cloud storage  
13) communications device  
14) computer speakers  
15) decimal numbering system  
16) Digital cameras  
17) display device  
18) display screen  
19) dual-core CPUs  
20) DVD discs  
21) Editing  
22) Embedded flash memory  
23) file  
24) filename  
25) Flash memory  
26) flash memory card  
27) folders  
28) formatting  
29) gigabyte (GB)  
30) graphics processing unit (GPU)  
31) hard drive  
32) Hybrid hard drives  
33) Ink-jet printers  
34) input device  
35) installed soft-ware  
36) keyboard  
37) kilobyte (KB)  
38) Laser printers  
39) magnetic hard drive  
40) megabyte (MB)  
41) microprocessor  
42) modem  
43) monitor  
44) motherboard  
45) mouse  
46) multi-core CPUs  
47) network adapter  
48) network inter-face card (NIC)  
49) network storage  
50) optical discs  
51) output devices  
52) petabyte (PB)  
53) pixels  
54) pointing device  
55) printers  
56) processors  
57) quad-core CPUs  
58) random access memory or RAM  
59) RFID readers  
60) RFID tags  
61) Ribbon  
62) scanner  
63) smart card  
64) software license  
65) Solid-state drives (SSDs)  
66) storage device  
67) storage medium  
68) stylus  
69) system unit  
70) terabyte (TB)  
71) Touch screens  
72) Unicode  
73) USB flash drives  
74) volatile 

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