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Computer Literacy Chapter 2
Peripheral Device
OCR
QWERTY
Function Keys
Anything that attaches to a computer, Speakers, Cameras, TV,…
Optical Character Reader, Software that allows you to read te…
Layout of the keyboard
keys that perform special actions such as close out print or…
Peripheral Device
Anything that attaches to a computer, Speakers, Cameras, TV,…
OCR
Optical Character Reader, Software that allows you to read te…
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Computer Literacy - Chapter 2
Intel 8088
Intel 80386
Intel Pentium
Intel Pentium III
Clock rate: 4.77MHz
Clock rate: 16MHz - 40MHz
Clock rate: 60 MHz - 200 MHz
Clock rate: 500 MHz - 1.13GHz
Intel 8088
Clock rate: 4.77MHz
Intel 80386
Clock rate: 16MHz - 40MHz
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Computer Literacy Chapter 2
What part of the processor manages mov…
Whit is the measure of instruction cyc…
Which type of port enables peer-to-pee…
Which type of memory is a volatile for…
the control unit
Clock Speed (measured in gigahertz or billions of cycles per…
FireWire
Random Access Memory (RAM)
What part of the processor manages mov…
the control unit
Whit is the measure of instruction cyc…
Clock Speed (measured in gigahertz or billions of cycles per…
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Computer Literacy Chapter 2
Digital Data
Files
Store/Save
Hard Drive
Information that is stored in files on a computer
Digital information in a form that can be read by a computer
To save data for later use
Most common storage device inside a computer
Digital Data
Information that is stored in files on a computer
Files
Digital information in a form that can be read by a computer
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Computer Literacy (Chapter 2)
Computer
Data
Information
Processing
a data processing device that performs four major functions;…
is a representation of a fact, a figure, or an idea.
data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fas…
manipulating, calculating, or organizing data into information.
Computer
a data processing device that performs four major functions;…
Data
is a representation of a fact, a figure, or an idea.
52 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 2
Network
Internet (Net)
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
World Wide Web (Web or WWW)
two or more devices that... are linked together to share resourc…
a global network... that links together other networks
a company that provides access to... the Internet's infrastructu…
the... global collection of web pages circulated... on the Internet
Network
two or more devices that... are linked together to share resourc…
Internet (Net)
a global network... that links together other networks
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Chapter 2 Computer Literacy
What part of the processor manages mov…
What is the measure of instruction cyc…
Which type of port enables peer-to-pee…
Which type of memory is a volatile for…
Control unit
Clock Speed
FireWire (or IEEE 1394)
RAM (random access memory)
What part of the processor manages mov…
Control unit
What is the measure of instruction cyc…
Clock Speed
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Computer literacy chapter 2 vocab
desktop computer
peripheral device
form factor
portable computer
fits on a desk and runs on power from an electrical wall outlet
designates input, output, and storage equipment that might be…
refers to the size and dimensions of a component, such as a s…
a small, lightweight personal computer
desktop computer
fits on a desk and runs on power from an electrical wall outlet
peripheral device
designates input, output, and storage equipment that might be…
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Computer Literacy Exam Chapter 2
A single government agency owns and co…
DSL provides high-speed internet conne…
In general, the first portion of each…
A Web 2.0 web site can never allow use…
False
False... DSL uses regular copper telephone lines
True
False
A single government agency owns and co…
False
DSL provides high-speed internet conne…
False... DSL uses regular copper telephone lines
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Computer Literacy Tfor (Chapter 2)
A digital, detailed record can exist a…
________ is credited for creating the…
In the early years after the creation…
One of the blogging services today is…
For life wherever we go
Johann Gutenberg
Most people were illiterate
Moveable type
A digital, detailed record can exist a…
For life wherever we go
________ is credited for creating the…
Johann Gutenberg
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Chapter 2 Terms: Computer and Internet Literacy
Internet
Cable Internet Service
DSL
Fiber to the Premises
Also called the Net. A worldwide collection of networks that…
Provides high speed internet access through the cable televis…
Digital Subscriber Line. Provides high speed internet connect…
FTTP. Uses fiber optic cable to provide high speed internet a…
Internet
Also called the Net. A worldwide collection of networks that…
Cable Internet Service
Provides high speed internet access through the cable televis…
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Chapter 2 Terms: Computer and Internet Literacy
Internet
Cable Internet Service
DSL
Fiber to the Premises
Also called the Net. A worldwide collection of networks that…
Provides high speed internet access through the cable televis…
Digital Subscriber Line. Provides high speed internet connect…
FTTP. Uses fiber optic cable to provide high speed internet a…
Internet
Also called the Net. A worldwide collection of networks that…
Cable Internet Service
Provides high speed internet access through the cable televis…
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BIS 101: Computer Literacy and Informatics - Chapter 2
Bit
Byte
Software
Operating System (OS)
Smallest unit of data that a computer uses. 1 or 0.
Equals 8 bits.
Computer programs that enables the hardware to perform
The program that controls how your computer system functions.…
Bit
Smallest unit of data that a computer uses. 1 or 0.
Byte
Equals 8 bits.
Chapter 2 Terms Literacy
Resolution
Unanimous
Explicit
Controversial
Decision to do or not to do.
fully in agreement
Stated clearly and in detail
A conflict of opinion, disagreement
Resolution
Decision to do or not to do.
Unanimous
fully in agreement
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Computer Literacy Chapter 4
System Requirements
Local Application
Setup Module
Software Activation
Check the system requirements to make sure there is enough me…
Software that's installed on your computer's hard disk... --the…
A dialog box that guides you through the installation process
To activate the software you need a key code provided by the…
System Requirements
Check the system requirements to make sure there is enough me…
Local Application
Software that's installed on your computer's hard disk... --the…
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Computer Literacy Chapter 3
Peripheral device
Algorithm
System Software
Application Software
Anything that attaches to a computer
the steps necessary to complete a task, instructions in softw…
operating system, device drivers and utilities - basic operat…
Includes Word processing, spreadsheets, photo editing and more
Peripheral device
Anything that attaches to a computer
Algorithm
the steps necessary to complete a task, instructions in softw…
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Computer Literacy 2
Absolute Cell Reference
Active Cell
AutoFormats
Cell
An absolute address in a formula refers to a specific cell lo…
a selected worksheet cell that is ready for data entry
Customized preset styles that come with Microsoft Excel.
The intersection of a row and a column; the smallest element…
Absolute Cell Reference
An absolute address in a formula refers to a specific cell lo…
Active Cell
a selected worksheet cell that is ready for data entry
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Computer Literacy 2 Vocabulary
binary
voltage
binary code
bit
It is tiny volts of electricity that are read by computers as…
It is a force that makes electricity move through a wire. It…
This a number system consisting of 1s and 0s which serve as c…
This is one of the binary numbers by itself.
binary
It is tiny volts of electricity that are read by computers as…
voltage
It is a force that makes electricity move through a wire. It…
50 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 2 - Software
BIOS
Macros
RAM
Backup
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
(v.) To create a copy of a computer file or collection of fil…
BIOS
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Macros
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
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Computer Literacy Chapter 3.2
fetch
decode
execute
store
obtaining instructions from memory
translates the instructions into signals the computer can use
the processor carries out the command
results of the instructions are sent back
fetch
obtaining instructions from memory
decode
translates the instructions into signals the computer can use
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Computer Literacy 2
LAN stands for
LAN
browser
Example of a browser
Local Area Network
connects computers in a limited geographic area, such as a sc…
A software program that allows users to view Web pages
Internet Explorer
LAN stands for
Local Area Network
LAN
connects computers in a limited geographic area, such as a sc…
50 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 2 - Software
BIOS
Macros
RAM
Backup
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
(v.) To create a copy of a computer file or collection of fil…
BIOS
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Macros
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
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Computer Literacy 7 Vocabulary Unit 2
spam
PDF
JPG
USB
Unwanted and unsolicited "junk" email or irrelevant postings…
Stands for "Portable Document Format' and it describes a file…
Stands for the "Joint Photographic Experts Group" which was t…
Stands for "Universal Serial Bus" and it refers to the most c…
spam
Unwanted and unsolicited "junk" email or irrelevant postings…
PDF
Stands for "Portable Document Format' and it describes a file…
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Practical computer literacy, 4th edition, chapter 2, for ic3s
Peripheral Device
Virtual Keyboards
Editing Keypad
Function Keys
Any input, output, or storage equipment that might be added t…
A software component that allows a user to enter characters.…
Computer keyboards can also include this. with arrow keys to…
Included on an editing keypad. Designed for computer specific…
Peripheral Device
Any input, output, or storage equipment that might be added t…
Virtual Keyboards
A software component that allows a user to enter characters.…
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Computer Literacy Lesson 2 Vocab
arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)
byte
cache
central processing unit (CPU)
performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations
roughly equivalent to one character, such as x
a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or…
a single computer chip that contains all the electronic circu…
arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)
performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations
byte
roughly equivalent to one character, such as x
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Computer Literacy-Ch 2 & 6 Vocabulary
Cable Internet Access
Dial-Up
Domain Name
Email
Internet access provided by cable companies with which you su…
A form of Internet or other network connection that requires…
A text version of an IP address
A system for sending and receiving messages electronically, s…
Cable Internet Access
Internet access provided by cable companies with which you su…
Dial-Up
A form of Internet or other network connection that requires…
Computer Literacy: Chapter 1
Computer
Analytical Engine
Punch Cards
Bernoulli numbers
A programmable machine that converts raw data to useful infor…
Designed by Charles Babbage programmed by punch cards
Stiff pieces of paper with information by the presence or abs…
A sequence of rational numbers used in a number theory
Computer
A programmable machine that converts raw data to useful infor…
Analytical Engine
Designed by Charles Babbage programmed by punch cards
Computer Literacy Chapter One
A tool that copies all formatting from…
Stores up to 24 cut or copied selectio…
A task-oriented section of the Ribbon…
An online app used to store, access, a…
Format Painter
Clipboard
Group
OneDrive
A tool that copies all formatting from…
Format Painter
Stores up to 24 cut or copied selectio…
Clipboard
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Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 2 - Software
BIOS
Macros
RAM
Backup
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
(v.) To create a copy of a computer file or collection of fil…
BIOS
Basic Input Output System. It is used to control a computer's…
Macros
Keyboard shortcuts. For example, CTRL C copies something to t…
21 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 3 and 4
Peripheral device
Algorithm
System Software
Application Software
Anything that attaches to a computer
the steps necessary to complete a task, instructions in softw…
operating system, device drivers and utilities - basic operat…
Includes Word processing, spreadsheets, photo editing and more
Peripheral device
Anything that attaches to a computer
Algorithm
the steps necessary to complete a task, instructions in softw…
20 terms
Finance Literacy Chapter 2
Job
Career
Standard of Living
Trends
work that you can do mainly to earn money
a commitment to work in a field that you find interesting and…
a measure of quality of life based on the amounts and kinds o…
developments that mark changes in a particular area
Job
work that you can do mainly to earn money
Career
a commitment to work in a field that you find interesting and…
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Computer Literacy Chapter 1B
Computer
Operating System
Application Software
Memory
a multipurpose device that accepts input, process data, store…
software that helps a computer control itself to operate effi…
helps users "apply" the computer to specific tasks, such as w…
an area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to…
Computer
a multipurpose device that accepts input, process data, store…
Operating System
software that helps a computer control itself to operate effi…
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Financial Literacy - Chapter 2
minimum wage
overtime pay
earned income
commission
the lowest pay rate allowed by law for each regular hour of w…
pay received for hours worked in addition to regular hours
any income you receive from working, includes wages, salaries…
a set fee or percentage of a sale paid to an employee instead…
minimum wage
the lowest pay rate allowed by law for each regular hour of w…
overtime pay
pay received for hours worked in addition to regular hours
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Computer Literacy - Chapter 1
Keyboard
Mouse
Microphone
Monitor
Input peripherals k
Input peripherals m
Input peripherals mi
Output peripherals m
Keyboard
Input peripherals k
Mouse
Input peripherals m
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Computer Literacy Basics Lesson 2
Audio Input
Biometrics
Digital Camera
Expansion Slot
The process inputting sound into the computer
A technique or device that examines a finger print, voice pat…
A camera that takes and stores photographs as digital file.
Opening on the motherboard where an expansion board, also cal…
Audio Input
The process inputting sound into the computer
Biometrics
A technique or device that examines a finger print, voice pat…
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Computer Literacy Terms 2
Chat
Cyberbullying
Domain Name
Internet Backbone
Real-time typed conversations that take place on a computer o…
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technol…
text-based name that corresponds to the IP address of a serve…
the term used to to describe the major carriers of network tr…
Chat
Real-time typed conversations that take place on a computer o…
Cyberbullying
harassment, often involving teens and preteens, using technol…
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Computer Literacy Chapter 1
Bit
Booting
Byte
CD-R
the smallest binary component; also known as a binary digit
The process of starting a computer.
a unit of measurement based on the binary system, representin…
Compact Disk Recordable: a form of optical storage that can b…
Bit
the smallest binary component; also known as a binary digit
Booting
The process of starting a computer.
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Computer Literacy Lesson 2
audio input
biometrics
digital camera
Expansion Slot
The process of inputting sound into the computer.
A technique or device that examines a fingerprint, voice patt…
A camera that takes and stores photographs as digital files.
Opening on the motherboard where an expansion board, also cal…
audio input
The process of inputting sound into the computer.
biometrics
A technique or device that examines a fingerprint, voice patt…
75 terms
Computer Literacy Final 2
1. Which of the following is NOT a cur…
Art interfaces with technology by... a.Us…
3. Affective computing is the science…
4. Computer systems CANNOT be trained…
d. Conducting interviews with suspects
a. using a computer to generate images that respond to the en…
c. emotional and social skills
b. human emotion
1. Which of the following is NOT a cur…
d. Conducting interviews with suspects
Art interfaces with technology by... a.Us…
a. using a computer to generate images that respond to the en…
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Chapter 1- Computer Literacy
Call it out for possible revision
backspace
cursor
CRT
To access a document means to
A key that moves the cursor backward one space at a time is c…
Many computers keyboards have keys with arrows imprinted on t…
In computer language the abbreviation for CATHRODE RAY TUBE is
Call it out for possible revision
To access a document means to
backspace
A key that moves the cursor backward one space at a time is c…
Computer Literacy Vocabulary Chapter 1- Part 2
multiuser operating system
open-source software
operating system
random access memory (RAM)
an operating system that lets many users simultaneously run p…
software that anyone can use, modify, and distribute
software that coordinates the resources and activities on a c…
memory the computer uses to store instructions and data tempo…
multiuser operating system
an operating system that lets many users simultaneously run p…
open-source software
software that anyone can use, modify, and distribute
31 terms
Personal Financial Literacy, Chapter 2
Form 1040EZ
1 1/2 times the regular rate
Commission
Profit
A simple federal tax return form designed for use by single a…
The overtime pay rate for hours worked above 40 hours in one…
A percentage of a sale paid to a salesperson is called a...
The amount left after all expenses are deducted from the reve…
Form 1040EZ
A simple federal tax return form designed for use by single a…
1 1/2 times the regular rate
The overtime pay rate for hours worked above 40 hours in one…
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Computer Literacy Test #2
hexadecimal
how many decimal digits
how many special characters in one set
how many minimum number of bits requir…
base 16
10
33
7
hexadecimal
base 16
how many decimal digits
10
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Information Literacy (SUU) Chapter 2
Stripling Model of Inquiry: Research M…
suitable research topic
Places to look for research
Keyword Search
will be one that suits the assignment requirements, the time…
-World Book Encyclopedia: is an example of a good example of…
Keyword Search... 1) Identify the main concepts or keywords in…
Stripling Model of Inquiry: Research M…
suitable research topic
will be one that suits the assignment requirements, the time…
20 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 1
A computer is a programmable machine t…
Give an example of convergence.
What kind of computer are found in aut…
In which step of the information cycle…
...data into useful information.
the Cell Phone
Embedded Computers
Processing Step
A computer is a programmable machine t…
...data into useful information.
Give an example of convergence.
the Cell Phone
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Chapter 2, Computer Organisations
CPU (central processing unit)
CU (central unit)
ALU (arythmetic logic unit)
register
its the brain of the computer which controls retrieval of ins…
provides ALU with data/instructions
performes arithmetic/logical/input/output operations
small storage location that can hold data thus speeds up the…
CPU (central processing unit)
its the brain of the computer which controls retrieval of ins…
CU (central unit)
provides ALU with data/instructions
57 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 3
System Software
Operating System and System Utilities
Operating System
Utility Software
Includes all the programs that provide the infrastructure and…
Two major components of the software system
A computer program that manages all the other programs on you…
Helps maintain, repair, and protect the computer
System Software
Includes all the programs that provide the infrastructure and…
Operating System and System Utilities
Two major components of the software system
9 terms
computer literacy part 2
open source software
operating system
random access memory
server operating system
software that anyone can use, modify ,and distribute.
software that coordinates the resources and activities ona co…
memory the computer uses to store instructions and data tempo…
an operating system that resides on a server computer and is…
open source software
software that anyone can use, modify ,and distribute.
operating system
software that coordinates the resources and activities ona co…
8 terms
Computer Literacy Chapter 3
internet
World Wide Web
uniform resource provider (URL)
Web browser
a gigantic computer network that connects computers across th…
the way of accessing the huge collection of information, serv…
a web site that has an address that no other site can use
a software program that lets you surf the Web and interact wi…
internet
a gigantic computer network that connects computers across th…
World Wide Web
the way of accessing the huge collection of information, serv…
5 terms
Financial Literacy Chapter 2
Compound Interest
Emergency Fund
Interest rate
Five Foundations
Interest paid on interest previously earned; credited daily,…
Five hundred dollars in readily available cash to be used onl…
Percentage paid to a lender for the us of borrowed money {in…
The five steps to financial success
Compound Interest
Interest paid on interest previously earned; credited daily,…
Emergency Fund
Five hundred dollars in readily available cash to be used onl…
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