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Unformatted text preview: 1 Lesson 1 Computers and Computer Systems Computer Literacy BASICS: A Comprehensive Guide to IC 3 , 3 rd Edition Morrison / Wells L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E About the Presentations The presentations cover the objectives found in the opening of each lesson. All lesson objectives are listed in the beginning of each presentation. You may customize the presentations to fit your class needs. Some figures from the lessons are included. A complete set of images from the book can be found on the Instructor Resources disc. 2 L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E 3 Objectives Understand the importance of computers. Define computers and computer systems. Classify different types of computer devices. Use computer systems. Identify system components. L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E 4 Objectives (continued) Describe the role of the central processing unit. Define computer memory. Describe how data is represented. Identify types of storage devices. Care for storage media. L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E 5 Vocabulary arithmetic/logic unit (ALU) binary bit BIOS ROM byte central processing unit (CPU) circuit board computer control unit data dual-core processor embedded computers L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E 6 Vocabulary (continued) file allocation table (FAT) hard disks hardware Information memory mobile devices motherboard multicore processor network drive notebook computers random access memory (RAM) Read-only memory (ROM) L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E Vocabulary (continued) remote storage server software supercomputer tablet PC tracks USB flash drive 7 L e s s o n 1 Morrison / Wells CLB: A Comp Guide to IC 3 3E 8 Understanding the Importance of Computers The computer is one of the most important inventions of the past century. A Brief History of the Computer: The first computers were developed in the late 1940s and early 1950s for use by the military and government. The first Apple computer was built in 1976....
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