ERIC Number: ED243454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Terminals and Terminology Made Easy! A Primer.
Penny, Judith H.
Designed to make computer users comfortable with both computers and user/reference manual instructions before they have hands-on training, this primer is an introduction to computer concepts, devices, and terms. Common questions related to learning about data processing are addressed, and the following topics are covered: captured data; reports; documents (inputs, source, and turnaround); word processing and commercial establishment printing; word processing output and printers; standalone computing, communication with host, and timesharing; microcomputers, minicomputers, and distributed processing; and management information systems, canned programs, and systems analysis. A short quiz with answers is provided for each chapter. An 11-item bibliography and 38 diagrams are included. (LMM)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Computers, Data Processing, Guidelines, Input Output Devices, Management Information Systems, Online Systems, Programing, Systems Analysis, Vocabulary, Word Processing
Judith H. Penny, 3619 Bradley Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001 ($10.00 per copy. Quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wyoming State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Cheyenne.