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Unit 1: Adapting to the Digital World

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Computer
Electronic device that receives data, processes data, stores data, and produces a result.
Laptop
A portable computer small enough to use in your lap
Tablet
A general-purpose computer contained in a touchscreen panel.
netbook
a generic name given to a category of small, lightweight, legacy-free, and inexpensive laptop computers that were introduced in 2007
Data
Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Information
Data converted into a meaningful and useful context
File
A document that is stored on your computer.
file management system
Also referred to as simply a file system or filesystem. The system that an operating system or program uses to organize and keep track of files.
Hardware
The mechanical or physical devices of a computer system.
Operating system
manages the computer's memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware
Application / Software
A set of electronic instructions, also called programs, that tells a computer what to do.
Hard Drive
The primary storage component of a computer which holds all software and data.
cloud storage
Services that allow users to store documents online.
learning management system
The computer-based application in which eLearning courses are completed and tracked.
Google Drive (G Suite for Education)
Personal space to store and create files / documents / forms / spreadsheets / etc.
Google Sheets spreadsheet
An application used to store and analyze data.
Google slides
An electronic presentation
Google docs
The web-based word processing application in the Google Docs suite.
Google calendar
Time-management web application & mobile app
Gmail / Inbox
Free Web-based e-mail service
Google Team Drive
shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device
Google Chrome Extension
small software programs that can modify and enhance the functionality of the Chrome browser
Google Chrome Apps
web application that runs on the Google Chrome web browser
mobile technology
computer software designed to help the user of a mobile device perform specific tasks
Google Forms
to create online surveys, quizzes, etc. and send them to other people.
Google Classroom
a blended learning platform developed by Google for schools that aims to simplify creating, distributing and grading assignments in a paperless way.
Google Sites
free and easy way to create and share webpages.
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