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Michael D. Eisner College of Education

Technical Understanding

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Images for Lecutre Discussion

(1) History of computers / graphic search engine

Answer the following questions using information from technology education websites or other online resources. Make certain that all information is in your own words. No credit can be given for information that is identical to that of another student or a web page. (Photos of computer history - for use in class discussion)

(2) Computer knowledge

Teachers should be conversant with computer terminology and concepts that pertain to the use of technology in their classrooms.

(3) Computer profile

The market for personal computers is very competitive, and manufacturers are continually working to develop better and more powerful systems. Unfortunately, you can not determine how powerful a computer is by looking at the outside. It is necessary to look at the system profile to determine the type of processor, memory, hard drive capacity, etc. Compare the system profile of the computer used in class with your computer at home on the following properties. You may want to refer to eHow or your OS Help menu to determine how to find this information on your computer.

(4) Navigating the Internet

A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the unique address which identifies a resource on the for routing purposes.