Study Guide Computer Chapter 1,2 3 & 4 Essay

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CSC-105 NE Spring 2016
Study Guide – Chapters 1, 2, 3 & 4 &Videos
Chapter 1: Introduction to Information Technology: The Future Now
1. Robots – automatics devices that perform functions ordinarily performed by human beings
2. Online learning (Distance learning) - is designed to provide students with additional learning opportunities & instructors with additional teaching tools (e-learning)
3. Telemedicine, Campus Cruiser (portals) – medical care via telecommunications -
4. Computer / IT uses
5. Cyberspace – encompasses not only the online world & the Internet in particular but also the whole wired & wireless world of communications in general
6. Internet – is a worldwide computer network that connects hundreds of thousands of smaller
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Processing – is the manipulation a computer does to transform data into information (Computer adds 2+2 to get 4 which is act of processing) C. Output – is whatever is output from (put out of) the computer system-the results of processing usually information (digital files stored on as CD, pictures displayed on a screen) D. Storage – Primary temporary storage (temp files)/Secondary permanently storage (hard drive & CD/DVD)
13. Input (keyboard & mice input devices) / Output devices (Hardware) – (printer & monitor)
14. Application software – enables you to perform specific tasks-solve problems, perform work or entertain yourself (Microsoft Word)/ System software – enables the computer to perform essential operating tasks & makes it possible for application software to run (Windows XP, Vista, Unix)
15. Artificial intelligence – a group of related technologies used for developing machines to emulate human qualities such as learning reasoning communicating seeing & hearing

Chapter 2: The Internet& the World Wide Web: Exploring Cyberspace
1. Wi-fi / 3G / 4G
2. ISP (Internet Server Provider)
3. Networks A. Client / Server Network B. Peer to Peer Network
4. Authentication
5. Packets
6. IP Addresses A. Dynamic B. Static
7. Browsers
8. Cross Platform Network (Ex. Internet)
9. Websites (URL) A. Web addresses 1. Website domain names (.com, .edu, .mil, .gov, .org…)
10. Portals (Campus Cruiser, Google, Bing)
11. Search

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