REVIEW TOPICS (chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 11)
∑ Identify the steps or phases in the Information Processing Cycle
∑ What is a computer?
∑ What is Wi-Fi? What is WiMAX?
∑ How do you measure the processorís clock speed?
∑ What is input, output, processing, and storage?
∑ What is the motherboard? Where is it located?
∑ Bit vs Byte
∑ How is storage measured? Know the prefixes and their meanings.
∑ What is Unicode?
∑ Identify Physical vs Wireless transmission media
∑ What is an application software? System software?
∑ What is an Operating System?
∑ What is an utility program?
∑ What is a browser?
∑ What is a URL?
∑ Identify a URL from a list.
∑ LCD vs CRT displays
∑ Data vs information
∑ Identify examples of stand-alone utility programs
∑ Function of a modem
∑ IP address vs domain name
∑ What is the Internet?
∑ What is the Internet2?
∑ Who owns the Internet? (read the textbook!)
∑ Hardware vs software
∑ Difference between RAM and ROM
∑ What is a network? Why do businesses use them? (5 reasons)
∑ How is data stored on an optical disc?
∑ What is a virus? A worm? A trojan horse?
∑ What is spyware? Firewall?
∑ What is Ergonomics?
∑ What is biometrics?
∑ Identify examples of biometric devices from a list.
∑ Hardcopy vs softcopy
∑ Printer resolution
∑ Analog vs digital signal
∑ Cookies: What are they? What is their purpose?
∑ Define computer ethics
∑ Ethical decision making tests (this topic is only available on the PowerPoint presentation)