Foundations of computers

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Foundations of computers
2014-03-02 13:29:40

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  1. Information literacy
    Knowing how to find, analyze, use and communicate info. Allows user to make decisions
  2. Integration literacy
    Ability to use computers, dig media combined with a variety of teaching and learning strategies in order to enhance students learning.
  3. Digital media
    Tech that allows users to create new forms of interaction, communication and entertainment in digital format
  4. Data literacy
    Students should be able to view, analyze and manipulate data. Teachers should give students opportunities to think critically and make informed decisions.
  5. Communications
    Process in which 2 + comps transfer data and info
  6. LAN
    Local area network. Communications network that covers a limited geographical region such as a school
  7. WAN
    Wide area network. Covers a large geo area such as a school district
  8. Benefits of computer networks
    Admin., teachers and students can share resources avail throughout the school district.
  9. WISP
    Wireless internet service provider. Company providing internet access to wireless modems or mobile comps
  10. WWW
    Worldwide web which consists of a collection of electronic documents that have built-in hyperlinks to other related docs
  11. Web page
    Electronic doc viewed on the web
  12. Web site
    Collection of related web pages. Each web page has a unique address called a URL
  13. Web 2.0
    Refers to web sites that allow users to modify web site content networking
  14. FTP
    File transfer protocol, an internet standard that allows you to exchange files with other computers on the internet.