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The development of early computers.
The development of personal computers.
The development of the ARPANET.
The development of the graphical user interface and desktop publishing.
The development of the Internet.
The development of the first networked computer.
The release of the first Apple Macintosh.
The release of the Altair, one of the first personal computers.
The convergence of Internet and information browsing technologies.
The convergence of word-processing and outlining technologies.
The convergence of desktop publishing technologies like HTML and HTTP.
The convergence of desktop publishing technologies like PostScript, PageMaker and Laserwriters.
It was the first widely available and free hypertext system.
It was the first hypertext system that worked on the Apple Macintosh.
It was the first Internet-based hypertext system.
It was the first system that could handle multiple media.
Online in MUDs or through WWW sites.
On a CD-ROM.
In a classroom.
In the library.
To monitor student blood pressure.
To test students for job applications.
To simulate situations students are learning about.
To provide access to remote file servers.
Early electronic text projects.
Early attempts at computer based testing.
Early experiments in human computer interface design.
The application of computing techniques to humanities research.
The study of computing from a humanities perspective.
The study of computer science as a discipline of mathematics.
The development of computer based learning materials for language study.
Input devices are used to get information into the computer.
Input devices are for typing words.
Input devices are how computers pass information to each other.
Input devices are used by computer to move information from one storage device to another.
Output devices print output sheets for the user.
Output devices present information in a fashion that users or other computers can use.
Output devices are analogue devices for sensing the output of measuring devices.
Output devices put information out from the processor for the hard drive.
The microprocessor processes the input from the keyboard.
The microprocessor manages the storage devices.
The microprocessor handles complex mathematical problems.
The microprocessor interprets and executes instructions thereby processing information.
Through Output Devices
Through the Keyboard
As Binary Digits
As ASCII Text
A computer can load and store programs.
A computer is an electronic device.
A computer is a specialized device that can run only one program.
A computer can manipulate information.
Personal Digital Assistant
A computer for reading palms?
A device for measuring your strengh.
A small mouse that fits in your palm.
A small computer that can be held in one hand.
An internet is a network that joins other networks.
An internet is the collection of local area networks at a university.
An internet is the sum total of all the computer networks in the world.
An internet is a portion of a network which is on a single floor of a building.
Lexical Analysis Network
Local Area Network
Local Arena Networking
Lexical Arena Networking
Hytime Text Transfer Protocol
Hypertext Text Transit Protocol
Harvest Text Transit Protocol
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
The connection of the first two nodes of the ARPANET.
The invention of the basic network protocols.
The development of robust e-mail.
The first wireless network.
It was one of the first general-purpose electronic computers.
It was the first stored-program computer.
It was used to decifer German codes in WWII.
It was used to design nuclear weapons.
It was the first successful Apple computer.
It was the first commercially successful computer with a Graphical User Interface.
It was the first home computer.
It was the first serious competition for the IBM PC.
Apple Research Centre
Xerox Palo Alto Research Centre (PARC)
Microsoft Windows Development Centre
A web of nodes of information connected by links that is accessed on a computer.
The World Wide Web.
A system for tracking information over the Internet.
An idea developed by Tim Berners-Lee for electronic documentation.
That it is delivered on a CD-ROM.
That it is created with HTML.
That it includes computer animation.
That it is designed to communicate or entertain.
Digital media can be duplicated without loss of information.
Digital media can be viewed in museums and in the home.
Digital media are covered by copyright law.
Digital media combine different traditional media.
It is non-sequential.
It is meant to be read.
It can contain graphics.
It has questions and answers.
Choose-your-own-ending adventure stories
It is the entry point of the hypertext.
It is the hot text or area which when clicked on links you to a destination.
It is the central node of information which you return to.
It is the map that shows you the scope of the hypertext.
North America has excellent access while the rest of the world does not.
Finland and Sweden have the best access while Canada is way behind.
Africa and Australia are just getting connected.
North America and Europe have good access while Africa and parts of Asia do not.
Provide interactive feedback to students answering multiple choice questions.
Facilitate communication among students.
Facilitate communication between students and faculty.
Provide intelligent responses to complex student input (like an essay.)
Administration (managing student marks)
Communication (helping students communicate with each other and with faculty)
Oral Exams (helping mark oral exams)
Testing (helping mark multiple choice tests)