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  1. Objectives Overview Introduction to Technology See Page IT 1 for Detailed Objectives

  2. Objectives Overview Introduction to Technology See Page IT 1 for Detailed Objectives

  3. A World of Technology • Because technology changes, you must keep up with the changes to remain digitally literate • Digital literacy involves having a current knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and related technologies Introduction to Technology Page IT 2 Figure 1

  4. Computers • A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory Introduction to Technology Page IT 3

  5. Computers • Laptop • Tablet • Desktop • Server Introduction to Technology Pages IT 3, IT 5, and IT 6 Figures 2 – 5

  6. Mobile and Game Devices Introduction to Technology Pages IT 7 – IT 10 Figures 1-6 – 1-10

  7. Data and Information Introduction to Technology Page IT 11 Figure 11

  8. Data and Information • A keyboard contains keys you press to enter data and instructions into a computer or mobile device Introduction to Technology Page IT 12 Figure 12

  9. Data and Information • A pointing device is an input device that allows a user to control a small symbol on the screen, called a pointer • Some mobile devices and computers enable you to speak data instructions using voice input and to capture live full-motion images using video input Introduction to Technology Pages IT 12 – IT 13 Figures 13 - 14

  10. Data and Information • A scanner is a light-sensing input device that converts printed text and images into a form the computer can process Introduction to Technology Page IT 13 Figure 15

  11. Data and Information • An output device is any hardware component that conveys information from a computer or mobile device to one or more people • A printeris an output device that produces text and graphics on a physical medium such as paper Introduction to Technology Pages IT 13 – IT 14 Figure 16

  12. Data and Information • A display is an output device that visually conveys text, graphics, and video information Introduction to Technology Page IT 14 Figure 17

  13. Data and Information • Speakers allow you to hear audio such as music, voice, and other sounds • Earbuds • Headphones Introduction to Technology Page IT 15 Figure 18

  14. Data and Information Introduction to Technology Page IT 15

  15. Data and Information Introduction to Technology Pages IT 15 – IT 17 Figures 19 – 24

  16. The Internet • The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals Introduction to Technology Pages IT 18 – IT 19 Figure 25

  17. The Internet Introduction to Technology Pages IT 19 – IT 20

  18. The Internet Introduction to Technology Page IT 19 Figure 26

  19. The Internet • A browseris software that enables users with an Internet connection to access and view webpages on a computer or mobile device Introduction to Technology Page IT 20

  20. The Internet • A search engine is software that finds websites, webpages, images, videos, news, maps, and other information related to a specific topic Introduction to Technology Page IT 21

  21. The Internet • An online social network encourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music, and videos with other registered users Introduction to Technology Pages IT 21 – IT 22 Figure 27

  22. Digital Safety and Security • It is important that users protect their computers and mobile devices Introduction to Technology Pages IT 23 – IT 24

  23. Digital Safety and Security • Green computinginvolves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer • Strategies include: • Recycling • Using energy efficient hardware and energy saving features • Regulating manufacturing processes • Extending the life of computers • Immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers Introduction to Technology Page IT 25

  24. Programs and Apps • Software, also called a program, tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them Introduction to Technology Pages IT 25 – IT 26 Figure 28

  25. Programs and Apps • Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware • Once installed, you can run an application so that you can interact with it • You interact wit ha program or application through its user interface Introduction to Technology Page IT 27

  26. Programs and Apps • A software developer, sometimes called an application developer or computer programmer, is someone who develops programs and apps or writes the instructions that direct the computer or mobile device to process data into information Introduction to Technology Page IT 28 Figure 29

  27. Communications and Networks • In the course of a day, it is likely you use, or use information generated by, one or more of these communications technologies Introduction to Technology Pages IT 28 - IT 29

  28. Communications and Networks • A communications deviceis hardware capable of transferring items from computers and devices to transmission media and vice versa Introduction to Technology Page IT 29 Figure 30

  29. Communications and Networks • Examples of wireless communications technologies include: Introduction to Technology Pages IT 29 – IT 30

  30. Communications and Networks • A networkis a collection of computers and devices connected together via communications devices and transmission media Introduction to Technology Page IT 30 Figure 31

  31. Communications and Networks Introduction to Technology Page IT 31

  32. Uses of Technology in Society Introduction to Technology Pages IT 31 – IT 35

  33. Technology Users Introduction to Technology Page IT 35

  34. Chapter Summary Introduction to Technology Page IT 36

  35. Chapter Complete