is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills Digital Literacy
a computer designed for use by one person at a time. Personal Computer
is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
is a generic term for organized collections of computer data and instructions Software
one of the most essential parts of a computer system. Motherboard
A central processing unit CPU
refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Back Up
The primary computer storage device, which spins, reads and writes one or more fixed disk platters. Hard Drive
Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc DVD
a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over Modem
a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger Helvetica
Universal Serial Bus USB
The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Internet
providing a common topic identifier in text and chat messages so they can be searched as a group. Commonly used in tweets hashtag
connects to the motherboard of a computer system and generates output images to display. Video Card
The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http
Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc DVD
- is the physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and other devices. Hardware
The programs used to direct the operation of a computer Software
a computer designed for use by one person at a time PersonalComputer
short for Universal Serial Bus USB
the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. Digitalliteracy
refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Backup
A means of providing a common topic identifier in text and chat messages so they can be searched as a group. hashtag
a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data. CdROM
The fundamental structure of a system or organization. Infrastructure
The primary computer storage device, which spins, reads and writes one or more fixed disk platters. HardDrive
The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Internet
Short for modulator-demodulator. A modem is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over, for example, telephone or cable lines. Modem
a printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors into which other circuit boards can be slotted. motherboard
is an acronym for random access memory RAM
Most of your music collection is probably in digital format, either on CDs or as files on your computer. sOUNDCARD
connects to the motherboard of a computer system and generates output images to display. vIDEOCARD
is basically a system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents. WORLDWIDEWEB
is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs. OPTICALDISKDRIVE
is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions. cpu
To group information into categories Classify
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment Dependent Variable
To examine carefully and in detail to identify Analyze
To observe carefully and in detail Examine
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations Infer
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to Observation
To name or recognize something based on its properties Identify
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment Control
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable Independent Variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment Hypothesis
The process used by scientists to solve problems Scientific Method
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions Measure
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts Science
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments) Data
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time Result
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment Graphs
The collecting of information on a particular subject Research
A feature of the experiment that does not change Constant
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data Formulate
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment Procedure
To write down in permanent form for later reference Record
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results Bias
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study Replicate
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact Experiment
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment Conclusion
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment Journal
To notice similarities or differences Compare
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason Predict
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________. Problems
Part of the experiment capable to change Variable
might include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and email application application software
a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style blog
a hardware device capable of transmitting an analog or digital signal over the telephone, other communication. communication device
an electronic device for storing and processing data computer
Computer literacy is the ability to use computers and related technology efficiently, with a range of skills covering levels from elementary use to programming and advanced problem solving. computer literacy
completed partially or entirely by using a computer. computer-aided
Manufacturing: make (something) on a large scale using machinery.
Convergence: the process or state of converging.
(central processing unit):the part of a computer in which operations are controlled and executed cpu
facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis data
Desktop computer: is a term commonly used to describe a system unit.
A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process, including the research, design, programming, and testing of computer software developer
a camera that records and stores digital images digital camera
is the set of competencies required for full participation in a knowledge society digital literacy
an electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose ebook
E-book reader: is a mobile electronic device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading digital e-books and periodicals.
system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system embedded computer
Enterprise computing: is a buzzword that refers to business-oriented information technology that is critical to a company's operations.
Enterprise user: is computer software used to satisfy the needs of an organization rather than individual users.
execute: and software engineering is the process by which a computer or a virtual machine performs the instructions of a computer program.
a list of questions and answers relating to a particular subject, especially one giving basic information for users of a website FAQ
Game console: A specialized desktop computer used to play video games.
graphical user interface: a visual way of interacting with a computer using items such as windows, icons, and menus, used by most modern operating systems.
Green computing: is the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and their resources.
handheld computer: is a computer that can conveniently be stored in a pocket (of sufficient size) and used while you're holding it.
Hardware: tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
Home user: A user is a person who uses a computer or network service.
Information: is stimuli that has meaning in some context for its receiver. When Information is entered into and stored in a computer, it is generally referred to as data.
Information processing: is the change (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer.
cycle: (sometimes called a fetch–decode–execute cycle) is the basic operational process of a computer.
input device: is (a piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or information appliance. Examples of input devices include keyboards, mouse, scanners, digital cameras and joysticks.
installing : install program. Also called a "setup program" or "installer," it is software that prepares an application (software package) to run in the computer.
Instant message: a message sent via the Internet that appears on the recipient's screen as soon as it is transmitted.
Internet: a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
Internet-enabled: the single worldwide computer network that interconnects other computer networks, on which end-user services, such as World Wide Web sites or data archives, are located, enabling data and other information to be exchanged, (Also called) the Net.
Laptop computer: a computer that is portable and suitable for use while traveling.
Mainframe: (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications, bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and transaction processing.
Memory: is any physical device capable of storing information temporarily or permanently.
Microblogging: A type of blog that lets users publish short text updates. Bloggers can usually use a number of service for the updates including instant messaging, email, or Twitter. The posts are called microposts, while the act of using these services to update your blog is called microblogging.
Mobile computing: is a generic term that refers to a variety of devices that allow people to access data and information from wherever they are. Sometimes referred to as "human-computer interaction," mobile computing transports data, voice, and video over a network via a mobile device.
Mobile device: (or handheld computer) is a computing device small enough to hold and operate in the hand. ... Mobile devices may run mobile operating systems that allow third-party apps specialized for said capabilities to be installed and run.
Mobile users: A person traveling with a smartphone, tablet or other portable device that requires Internet access via a cellular system.
Netbook: is a small, light, low-power,that has less processing power than a full-sized laptop but is still suitable for word processing, running a Web browser and connecting wirelessly to the Internet.
network: is defined as a group of two or more computer systems linked together. There are many types of computer networks, including the following: local-area networks(LANs): The computers are geographically close together (that is, in the same building).
notebook computer: is a battery- or AC-powered personal computer generally smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and conveniently used in temporary spaces such as on airplanes, in libraries, temporary offices, and at meetings.
Online:Recently, however, the term "online" usually means being connected to the Internet. The connection can be through a phone line, using a dial-up or DSL modem, a cable line via a cable modem, or through a wireless connection. A computer can also be online via a connection to a computer network.
Online banking: a method of banking in which transactions are conducted electronically via the Internet.
Investing online: also known as online trading or trading online, is a process by which individual investors and traders buy and sell securities over an electronic network, typically with a brokerage firm.
Online social network is an online platform which people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
Operating system: the software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
acceptable use policy
clicks & mortar
What is full electronic participation in society? Access
What is electronic buying and selling of goods? commerce
What is electronic exchange of information? Communication
What is the process of teaching and learning about technology and the use of technology? Literacy
What is electronic standards of conduct or procedure? etiquette
What is electronic responsibility for actions and deeds? Law
What is the freedoms extended to everyone in a digital world? Rights and Responsiblities
What is physical and psychological well-being in a digital technology world? Health and Wellness
What is precautions to guarantee safety? Security
What is being able to use technology appropriately, responsibly, and abundantly? Digital Citizenship
Created in 2004, this social network has over 1 billion users. This website is blocked in china however that doesn't stop people using it there Facebook
Reconised by its yellow ghost, this network allows users to share photos to friends and family. But watch out! they only last for 10 seconds Snapchat
When bought by Facebook in 2010, this network only have 13 employees, however now is used globally Instagram
3.2 billion people use this globally. Without it, social media wouldn't be around toaday Internet
Found in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, this symbol is used to categories different posts. Hashtag
an image, video, piece of text, etc that is copied and spread rapidly by Internet users for amusement Meme
One of the most popular dating sights globally, this network recently lost many users due to its new age limit policy (18+) Tinder
A virtual representation of an individual, online and is commonly used for profile pics. This word also means incarnation in Sanskrit Avatar
Originally used for a short description of a user, however now holds many other purposes such as holding quotes. bio
Done by pretty much many social media user, it is when an individual looks scroll through another individuals account for extended periods of time Creep
Alters a photo Filter
Small images used to describe different situations. It is the internets way of showing emotion Emojis
7 seconds is all you have! Vine
Known as the virtual scrapbook, this is used to create specific boards filled with DIY's and photos Pinterest
a musical track comprising different songs Mashup
A photo of ones self Seflie
A form of blogging; were people upload videos to youtube vlog
Blue and white, allows you to video call friends skype
Created in February 2007, this is one of the biggest forms of social media in todays society Tumblr
It refers to any physical object used to communicate messages. Media
A broad term that covers processed data, knowledge derived from study, experience, instructions, signals, or symbols. Information
The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy
Any written or pictorial form of communication produced mechanically or electronically using printing, photocopying, or digital methods from which multiple copies can be made through automated processes Print Media
It refers to "those digital media that are interactive, incorporate two-way communication and involve some form of computing" New Media
Is a place where people go to watch films for entertainment. Cinema
Consists of moving pictures that have been recorded so that they can be shown at the cinema or on television. Film
It refers to a standard or norm that acts as a rule governing behaviour Convention
The information sent from a source to receiver. Messages
The excessive use of computers to the extent that it interferes with daily life. Computer Addiction
A simple and flexible format of presenting information or conveying ideas whether hand-written, printed or displayed on-screen. Text
It refers to the representation or style of a text in the digital format. Typeface
It is a feedback technology that takes advantage of the user's sense of touch by applying force, vibrations and/or notions by the user. Haptics Technology
The act or process of using words, sounds, signs or behaviors to express or exchange information to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc. to someone else. Communication
In this age, the invention of the transistor ushered and the long distance communication became efficient Electronic Age
In this age, people discovered fire, developed paper form plants, and forged weapons and tools with stone, bronze, copper and iron. Pre-Industrial Age
It is more significant than the book. Newspaper
It is a system for transmitting visual images and sound that are reproduced on screens, chiefly used to broadcast programs for entertainment, information, and education. Television
It is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio and video for use on small, portable or remote computing devices. Memory Card
It is a digital audio or video file or recording usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer. Audio Podcast
It is an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program. Computer