Introduction to Computer

Introduction to Computer

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This LECTURE NOTE was prepared for Africans and Nigerians in particular who wants to have general introduction on computer. It will help year one students at the tertiary institutions. Lecturers can also use it as their lecture note. It is packaged in PDF for easy transmission. Languages used is easy and understandable.

It covers the following topics:

  • Overview and history of Computer
  • Generations of Computer
  • Characteristics of Computer
  • Classification of computers by types
  • Concept of computer hardware and software
  • Computer data processing systems
  • Security and safety procedures within a computer environment
  • Concept of a computer network and use of the internet.

 

Overview of Computer

According to Wikipedia, A computer is a machine that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming. Modern computers have the ability to follow generalized sets of operations, called programs. These programs enable computers to perform an extremely wide range of tasks.

Computer can also be defined as an electronic device capable of accepting data as input, processing it with a help of instruction called program, brings out the result as output and stores the result for future use.

 

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This course will also serve as Information and Communication Technology I (ICT), Introduction to Computer Studies and other related titles.

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Mr. Pat Ugwu II is an Educational Technology (edtech) expert, a course creator and a blogger. He teaches different applications of technology in teaching and learning. Teachers at all levels find his blog posts educative and helpful.

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Introduction to Computer - Akanne Academy

This LECTURE NOTE on Introduction to Computer was prepared for Africans and Nigerians in particular who wants to have general overview of computer. It will help year one students at the tertiary institutions. Lecturers can also use it as their lecture note.

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