Michael D. Eisner College of Education

Technical Understanding

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(1) History of computer technology - Collaborative Presenation

Work as a class to construct a collaborative online presentation of the history of computer technology. Each student will take two responsibility for two or more slides as assigned in class. Insert the appropriate photos and explain the significance of each contribution to make a presentation such as this.

(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