Computer Technology Vocabulary
“You are what you tweet.” - Alex Tew
Computer Chitchat, by Mrs. Nasto 

Internet Safety & Netiquette

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  1. Computer - Electronic device for storing and processing data.
  2. CPU - Central Processing Unit, this is the main part of the computer where the processing takes place. The brain of the computer.
  3. Resources - Internet Websites
  4. E-mail - messages sent by electronic means from one computer or device user to one or more recipients via a network. (Electronic Mail)
  5. Icons are small pictures or images that give the computer/device a command like to open programs. Thumbnails Small images
  6. Folders -  are used to organize  data, files, presentations, programs, other folders. It is an empty shell container like a real folder.
  7. Drive = Storage Place for Data, files, pictures hard drives are stationary and portable drives like flash drives are movable.
  8. Hard Drive is the C: Drive -  Storage Place for Data, files, pictures on the computer you are sitting at where the Desktop & Library Documents Pictures are located.
  9. Data - Is another word for Information. Data (Information) can be text and/or numbers, examples of data: names, dates, places, addresses, phone numbers and pictures.
  10. A database is a collection of data or information.
  11. Flash Drive -  Stores Data (information) a way to move more data from one computer to another it is a portable drive. DVD's & CD's  Store data and move it from Computer to computer. Portable Drives.
  12. Internet -  When Computers are connected with wires, cables, or satellites that provide wireless  connection to share information & data. The Internet is a global word that is uppercase all the time a proper noun.

  13. URL - A web address or Uniform Resource Locator. http://bcsberlin.org/ Web Address

  1. Network Computers connect to each other to share data. The Internet is a large network computers around the world connected to share.

  2. Server - A server is a computer that provides data to other computers on a network. A server provides a service to other computers on a network.

  3. H: Drive  - Network drive a safe Storage Place for Data, files, pictures on Network a network drive.

  4.  Upload or Downloading Digital Files- transferring files, pictures, games etc. from one computer to another.

  5. Acceptable Use Policy BCS -  Agreement of conditions and rules regarding use of technology devices, computers and online Internet resources.

  6. Netiquette -   Internet and etiquette Online Computer manners appropriate use.

  7. Plagiarism - Plagiarism is taking someone else's work, words, graphics, or sounds and presenting it as your own. It is considered cheating and stealing. Copying and pasting sentences and paragraphs from the Internet as your own words is plagiarism.

Commands Let's Explore Enrichment Activities:

Open New Internet Page = Tabbing COMMAND = Ctrl & Click, or Ctrl & T, or Click Using Scroll Button

Open New Internet Browser = Ctrl & N  (Do you Know the difference between New Internet Page and New Internet Browser? Try the commands out!

Triple click = Selects Paragraph Double Click = Selects Word

Interactive Enrichment Activities Explore Learn More:
Mrs. Nasto's Internet Safety & Netiquette    Keystrokes Work Faster  Qwerty Explained
Computer Hardware Mr. Young     
 Key Terms Advance

Test Your Knowledge: Internet Safety Game     Internet Safety Test Knowledge  

Practice Keyboarding: Keyboarding Activity Keyboarding Online Goal 25 AWP

 


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