Differences between INPUT and OUTPUT Devices

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Differences between INPUT and OUTPUT Devices by Mind Map: Differences between INPUT and OUTPUT Devices

1. Microphone

1.1. Benefits: Adds voice recognition Alternative to using all text in projects, can add audio instead Can use speech-to-text software for those who don't type fast

1.2. Challenges: Setup learning curve with levels so it records correctly

1.3. Applications: Communication via skype Adding narration to Powerpoints Creating a YouTube Tutorial with narration

2. Mouse

2.1. Benefits: Just click and drag to use the internet and software Easier and faster to use than laptop touchpad Can adjust speed of movement and clicking for accommodations

2.2. Challenges: Some students may struggle with fine motor skills to operate

2.3. Applications: Navigate around web-sites and software Choose specific files to open

3. Printer

3.1. Benefits: Have a hard copy of your data to distribute Easy to print to any printer over a network Laser printers are great quality and fast printing

3.2. Challenges: Cost of paper and toner Educating students to print selections (only what they need) and not everything

3.3. Applications: Print a Photoshop project for display Hard copy of any student work Copies of Photos

4. Keyboard

4.1. Benefits: Used to type in word processor Most students prefer to type than write More legible for others to read Accommodate keys with with larger letters

4.2. Challenges: Typing skills not the same Slower speed need accommodations

4.3. Applications: Typing in a word processor Search for information on the web Answers an essay question on web-based test Create text in a PowerPoint

5. Monitor

5.1. Benefits: Individual viewing with monitor Group viewing with large LCD TV on wall Can change size of objects by zooming in Simultaneous multiple window/software viewing by resizing items Some have the ability to be touchscreen

5.2. Challenges: Small monitors don't allow much space for simultaneous multiple window viewing May need to use dual-monitors for efficient viewing

5.3. Applications: Using all software Viewing web-based software Email communication Online text books

6. Headphones

6.1. Benefits: Learn better by using audio instead of just text Helps accommodate students with poor reading skills No outside noise distractions when listening Allows students to work at their own pace Sound won't disrupt other students working on different assignments

6.2. Challenges: Different styles, may not fit comfortably (students may bring their own) When heavily used, they don't last very long and need to be replaced

6.3. Applications: Listen to the dictionary pronouncing a word Listening to a tutorial instead of reading text Reading textbook to a student

7. INPUT Devices: "Any device that allows users to enter data and commands" Lever-Duffy & McDonald (2015, p. 92)

8. OUTPUT Devices: "All hardware components that move information (data that have been processed) out of the computer to make it accessible to you" Lever-Duffy & McDonald (2015, p .94)

9. Resource: Lever-Duffy, J., & McDonald, J. (2015). Teaching and Learning With Technology (Fifth ed.). Pearson Education.