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Unformatted text preview: 1 Introduction to Computers With thanks to Dr. Haipeng Guo Lecture 1 2 Introductory Stuff r Have Fun! r Please turn off your phones! r r DO DO interact with me! 3 Introductory Stuff r This will be a relatively interactive course. Feel free to stop me, shout at me, argue, etc. r If you have trouble understanding me (I expect that you will), TELL ME! TELL ME! r I will try to speak more clearly and slowly. 4 Outline of this Lecture r Introduction r What is a Computer? r The Components of a Computer r What Makes a Computer So Powerful? r Networks and the Internet r Computer Software r Types of Computers r Information System Element r Computer Usages and Computer Applications 5 Using Computers r Checking email r ATM r Instant Messaging r Doing homework r Research r Blogging r Playing games r 6 Computer Literacy r What is computer literacy ? s having knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses s refers to the ability to use applications rather than to program r Why is computer literacy important? s Computers are everywhere nowadays s One study alleges that those with less access to technology are less successful! 7 hat is a Computer?...
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