Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Recognize input and output devices as peripherals
  • Identify input devices including mice, keyboards, imaging devices and microphones
  • Identify pointing devices
  • Identify imaging devices
  • Identify display devices
  • Differentiate between input and output, and between input and output devices
  • Identify output devices including speakers, printers, monitors, and projectors
  • Understand the meaning of volatile and non-volatile, and identify examples of each
  • Distinguish primary memory (for example, RAM) from secondary memory.